Neverfail® Welcomes Ashwin Kotian as Vice President of Product Management
Seasoned Product Management Executive Joins Neverfail from VMware to Drive Product Leadership and Vision
AUSTIN, Texas, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neverfail®, a leading global software company specializing in affordable continuous availability and disaster recovery solutions, today announced the appointment of Ashwin Kotian as vice president of product development. In this role, Kotian will be responsible for maintaining and driving Neverfail's product innovation, leadership and performance in business continuity, and disaster recovery solutions.
"Neverfail has a strong stake in the ground in the continuous availability market, and I look forward to driving it even deeper," said Kotian. "I am excited about the opportunity to work with the sales and IT teams to best translate customer needs and market opportunities into new features for the entire product suite, which will address the growing demand for these solutions in businesses worldwide."
Kotian comes to Neverfail after an impressive tenure at VMware, where he served in a number of key product management roles that spanned server virtualization, cloud infrastructure, datacenter automation, and business continuity. Most recently, he acted as staff product manager for VMware's Business Continuity suite, successfully driving larger volumes of adoption and penetration into smaller market segments. Most notably, while serving as senior product manager for VMware's Cloud Infrastructure Management Platform, Kotian successfully closed the OEM agreement that brought to market a VMware high-availability solution embedded with Neverfail core technology.
"Along with his more than 12 years of experience in the technology of business continuity and disaster recovery, Ashwin brings a wealth of valuable leadership and strategic insight to Neverfail," said Peter Parker, CEO of Neverfail. "Ashwin's exceptional work and proven track record at VMware closely aligns with our long-term vision of product superiority and providing a first-class customer experience. We are pleased to bring him aboard during such an exciting time and look forward to his contribution to the company's future growth."
Prior to joining Neverfail and VMware, Kotian served in various network and IT management roles at Hitachi Data Systems, an information technologies, services, and solutions provider and Navin Communications, a voice messaging company. Kotian earned his MBA from San Jose State University and his BS from University of Mumbai in India.
Neverfail is a leading global software company providing affordable data protection, high availability, and disaster recovery solutions focused on keeping users productive. Neverfail's software solutions enable users to remain continuously connected to the live software application irrespective of hardware, software, operating system, or network failures. Neverfail's mission of eliminating application downtime for the end user delivers the assurance of business continuity, removes the commercial and IT management costs associated with system downtime, and enables the more productive use of IT resources. Neverfail, a US Managed Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is a consistent and active early adopter participant and contributor in all mission-critical Microsoft applications. It is also a member of the Microsoft SQL Server Always On Alliance. More information can be found at www.neverfailgroup.com.
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