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Commvault unveils new Regional Leadership and data integrity innovations at GITEX 2021

Dubai, UAE, October 10 2021: Commvault, a recognised global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, will be showcasing its latest solutions at GITEX 2021 in Dubai. The event will take place from 17 – 21 October 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Participating in the technology event for the 5th year running, Commvault is placing a keen focus on showcasing its Metallic Cloud Storage Service at this year’s edition of GITEX.

New Appointments

Reiterating its commitment to the region, Commvault has appointed Fady Richmany as Regional Vice President – South Eastern Europe, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. Taking responsibility for multiple high growth national markets ranging from South Eastern Europe all the way to South Africa, Fady brings over 30 years’ experience in the IT sector, including critical industry insight, long-established relationships within the tech ecosystem, and vast experience from numerous senior general manager leadership roles with global technology organisations.

Fady Richmany, Regional Vice President, South Eastern Europe, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa, Commvault.

Prior to his appointment at Commvault, Fady spent 16.5 years at Dell/EMC leading the business in the emerging markets in the capacity of General Manager for Emerging Africa, Central Eastern Europe, and recently the UAE in addition to leading the Data Protection Solutions Business Units as Regional Sales Director across TEEAM region (Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa, & Middle East).

Marco Fanizzi – Vice President and GM at Commvault EMEA, said “GITEX is a big event for Commvault. It will be great to be there in person again this year – not only to underline our investment in the best solutions to support our local customers in the region, but also that we are investing in the best people. The regions Fady will lead are critical business opportunities for us to extend our partner network and support more customers, and adding his expertise and experience to our team is a key part of this”.

“During the show I look forward to meeting with our key stakeholders, partners and prospective customers. Many conversations will focus on our Metallic solutions, which have been extremely well received by organizations in the UAE. I am delighted to have a platform to extend our reach and directly discuss the capabilities of this solution to stakeholders in the UAE and wider region”.

Commvault’s Solutions

Following robust demand for intelligent data management systems from local organisations, Commvault will be displaying Metallic, its pioneering backup-as-a-solution offering, at GITEX. The solution is a fully integrated cloud storage target for Commvault Backup and Recovery software and HyperScale X appliance, with single pane of glass management through the Commvault Command Centre.

Fady Richmany commented: “I am excited to bring my expertise to Commvault at such a transformative period in the company’s history- let’s call it a golden opportunity – to extend the growth in new markets and geographies across a very dynamic, vibrant, region. Commvault’s strong global and regional leadership teams are driving truly gamechanging SaaS and multicloud solutions into the market at a time when our customers are realizing the needs for security and control of data across increasing dispersed, remote-worker, footprints. We are perfectly positioned to give these organisations confidence their businesses data integrity is secure, through enterprise-grade protection of multi-cloud data environments”.

“GITEX is always an event that brings all the region’s IT Fraternity together and for this year will be especially exciting for me, to bring new offerings with Metallic and Commvault, to an occasion and audience I know so well”.

Commvault has an extensive customer community across the region, including Government and Municipalities in UAE, as well as leading players in regional Telco, Finance, Government and Educations sectors including Meeza in Qatar, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Jeddah University in KSA, Garanti Bank and DenizBank in Turkey as well as Blue Label Telecoms in South Africa.

Commvault will be present in Hall 5 at GITEX 2021.

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