Enterprise software vendor Red Hat India has appointed Cisco executive Rajesh Rege as its managing director to advance the open source benefits of cloud IT.
Cisco, an enterprise networking vendor, has lost several key executives in the recent past.
At Cisco India, Rajesh worked as director and country head of Data Center and Cloud Business for 4 years. He was responsible for Cisco India’s data center and virtualization strategy in the country tapping enterprises and telecom operators.
Before Cisco, Rajesh spent 11 years with Sun Microsystems in leadership roles including running a India-wide sales organization for 5 years as director and country head (Enterprise Accounts, Mid-market and SMB), focusing on industry verticals including government and defense, manufacturing and energy, education and research, IT and retail.
Rajesh also managed Sun’s partner ecosystem as director and served as country head of its Partner Sales Organization in India, said Red Hat India in a statement.