Druva Inc. , a leader in cloud data protection and management, today announced the appointment of Scott Morris as vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region.
As the company’s regional leader, Morris will be responsible for formulating and executing strategic market entry plans, creating revenue opportunities, and increasing customer satisfaction while the company further accelerates growth in the region.
Morris, based in Singapore, brings more than 25 years of experience to Druva. He has led sales and channel projects at HPE, SimpliVity, NetApp, and Dell. Morris most recently served as vice president and general manager of HPE Asia Pacific, responsible for all indirect sales channels in the region, including distribution, reseller partners, service providers, OEM partners, ISV alliance partners, global system integrator companies, and internal sales .
During his three-year tenure at HPE, the team led by Morris often exceeded revenue targets. At the same time, he streamlined the route to market and improved the reward program to strengthen the recognition of outstanding partners.
Druva Revenue Director Chris White said: “As IT leaders seek solutions that can meet their business, performance, and budget requirements on a large scale, the cloud is quickly becoming the platform of choice for enterprises in the APJ region.
With its rich field experience, maturity and With a diverse sales background, Scott is the right person to lead our team and assist our customers to welcome this moment. I believe his deep knowledge and understanding will help Druva maintain and accelerate the development momentum we have accumulated in the past two years .”
Morris said: “The value of data has never been as clear as it is now. Companies need partners that can not only help them reveal the value of data, but also manage, protect and ensure compliance. Druva’s proven platform, 4,000 customers The broad portfolio and industry leadership makes it an irresistible solution for those organizations that are accelerating the implementation of digital transformation plans.
I look forward to working with the entire Druva team to quickly develop our access to the market, and through the true development of the cloud era Data protection is designed to help more organizations understand the power of their data.”
Fast cloud applications and the need to improve business flexibility have driven Druva’s growth in the APJ region, causing its data center workload revenue to increase by more than 100% in the past 12 months (as of September 2020). According to a recent report by the International Data Corporation (IDC), during 2020-2024, the revenue growth rate of cloud systems and service management software in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to reach the highest level, and cloud applications will increase significantly in the next few years.