“We are excited about Bhaskar’s experience and leadership in scaling Platform9 to become an iconic cloud computing company,” said Sirish Raghuram, co-founder and founder-CEO. “We’ve proven that, rather than clinging to the walled gardens of the public cloud, or spending years on time-consuming DIY projects, Platform9 offers the only option for innovative enterprises looking to be cloud-native.” Bhaskar strengthens our leadership team with its extensive experience scaling technology companies and its deep understanding of the challenges enterprises face in their cloud-native journey. In my new role as the company’s co-founder and chief growth officer, I look forward to working closely with working with Bhaskar, while personally spending more of my time on product innovation and growth engineering to expand our customer base.”
“I am excited to join Platform9 to build the open distributed cloud category with Platform9’s hyper growth,” said Bhaskar Gortic, new CEO of Platform9. “The market opportunities for our products and technologies are extraordinary. We have created a new category, open distributed cloud, we are uniquely positioned to democratize cloud computing. With Platform9, enterprises can achieve their cloud-native transformation goals faster and focus on the applications that drive competitive differentiation. I am deeply impressed by the passionate team, their mission and above all the culture and values of Platform9.”
“We are delighted to have Bhaskar join the Platform9 team,” said Sriram Viswanathan, Founding Managing Partner of Celesta Capital and the new Chairman of the Board of Platform9. “Bhaskar brings a solid track record of scaling businesses as we embark on our next phase of growth. Bhaskar brings vision and leadership awareness that will enable the company to become an undisputed leader in the open distributed cloud market.”
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Platform9 is the world’s #1 open distributed cloud service, delivering the power of public cloud on customer choice infrastructure – powered by Kubernetes and cloud-native technologies. Public clouds are walled gardens and DIY is difficult and time consuming. Platform9 offers a third option – an open and faster option – that enables a better way to go cloud native. Platform9’s service powers 40K+ nodes in private, public and edge clouds. Innovative companies such as Juniper, Kingfisher Plc, Mavenir, Redfin and Cloudera achieve 4x faster time to market, up to 90% reduction in operating costs and 99.9% uptime. Platform9 is an inclusive, globally distributed company, backed by leading investors.
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