Tuesday, February 10, 2015

VMware Appoints Shekar Ayyar to Head NFV

VMware announced the appointments of Shekar Ayyar lead the development of a Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) vertical market team within VMware. Ayyar also leads the company's strategic and corporate development efforts, where he is responsible for aligning strategy and long-term planning across VMware businesses as well as managing the company's mergers and acquisitions, and strategic investments. He joined VMware in June 2007.

VMware also announced the appointment of Sanjay Mirchandani to serve as corporate senior vice president. He leads the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Prior to joining VMware, he spent seven years at EMC, where he was most recently EVP of Global Enterprise Services. Also at EMC, he was CIO of the company and COO of their Global Centers of Excellence. He has also held senior roles at Microsoft.