Cloud Computing Company Cloudistics Expands Leadership Team to Accelerate Growth with Managed Solutions Providers

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Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has announced three major appointments. The new hires would bring skills and experience to accelerate Cloudistics‘ customer growth in the managed solutions provider (MSP) and enterprise markets.

Steve Conner joins Cloudistics as VP of Worldwide Sales, David Friend serves as CFO and Joseph McNulty is the new VP of Manufacturing, Customer Support and IT.

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Previously a Director at Nutanix, Steve Connor successfully built three multi-million dollar service units in three different market spaces – managed hosting, government services, and value added product services.

“We are experiencing hypergrowth, and it’s imperative that we continue to build our leadership team with world-class talent that focus on customer value. Steve, David and Joe bring a strong track record of success with MSPs and enterprise customers,” said Najaf Husain, CEO and founder of Cloudistics. “They will lead our efforts to deliver what our customers want: high performance and simple to use cloud computing solutions.”

Previously a Director at Nutanix, Steve Connor successfully built three multi-million dollar service units in three different market spaces – managed hosting, government services, and value added product services. He brings more than 20 years of experience building and leading sales teams and he has a passion for developing customer strategies for adopting “next generation” cloud technologies.

As a Principal at Bain Capital Ventures, David Friend invested over $190 million in IT infrastructure companies across all stages. He would bring financial management and go-to-market strategy experience within high-growth companies and a passion for developing strategies that optimize overall value for customers.

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As a Principal at Bain Capital Ventures, David Friend invested over $190 million in IT infrastructure companies across all stages.

A General Manager at Neustar, Joseph McNulty (Joe) led software, platform, and go-to-market strategies and grew the P&L 145 percent to $135 million in under two years. Mr. McNulty has over 25 years of product, sales, operations and “client success” leadership – delivering software, hardware, M2M, data, analytics and security solutions. He has a passion for delivering superior customers experiences from initial install through production.

‘Cool Vendor’

With open and secured virtual networking, elastic storage, application orchestration and SaaS management, Cloudistics provides a blueprint for application-optimized on-premises cloud infrastructures.

Cloudistics received industry recognition and validation from top analyst firms and key media. Cloudistics was named a ‘Cool Vendor’ in the Gartner ‘Cool Vendors in Cloud Infrastructure, 2017’ report, and an IDC Innovator. The company was also included in CNBC’s ‘Upstart 25’ of promising startups, and in Business Insider’s ‘38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors.’