Intransa gets new chief from Sun

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 22 April 2004, 07:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: Intransa Inc., a global player in IP-SAN storage, has announced the appointment of B. Chandrasekhar as head of its operations in India. Chandrashekar joins Intransa from Sun Microsystems and is charged with leading Intransa's strategy and business in this increasingly important market.

Chandrasekhar, who until recently spearheaded the fibre channel network storage initiative at Sun Microsystems in India, is a recognized storage expert in the Indian subcontinent. Mr. Chandrashekar has previously held key leadership positions at HCL, Wipro, Motorola and Sun Microsystems, in India and abroad.

"In line with our commitment to expand our global presence, we are strengthening our leadership teams in key countries across the region," said Dr. Avi Katz, President and CEO, Intransa Inc. "Chandra's track record in developing channels and his deep knowledge of the enterprise storage business, will enable us to better serve our Indian customers," he added.

Intransa, the first company to deliver a native IP SAN system, offers intelligent IP storage products and technology that reduce the cost and complexity of workgroup, departmental and enterprise level networked storage solutions, states a press release. Based on advanced technology that leverages the low cost and maturity of Ethernet technology, Intransa has re-defined network storage to deliver the first full-featured, enterprise-class IP SAN at a price point attractive at all levels of the enterprise.

"Chandra brings the perfect mix of storage business and technology knowledge to help Intransa fulfil its mission of becoming the dominant IP-SAN player in the Indian sub-continent," said Mr. Udi Paret, VP-Global Operations, Intransa Inc.

Commenting on his new role, B.Chandrashekar said, "I am thrilled with the opportunity to work with a recognized leader in the IP storage solutions space and look forward to working closely with the management team in further expanding Intransa's operations and client base in India"

"Our commitment to invest in India is steadfast", said Dr Katz, "expanding our SW development and customer solutions group and having Chandrasekhar onboard will further strengthen our vision to provide our Indian partners with Best of Breed IP-SAN solutions, " Dr. Avi Katz, sums up.

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