SYDNEY – MARCH. 5, 2018 – Zerto, a leading provider of cloud IT resilience and application mobility solutions, has today announced the appointment of Sean Abbott as Zerto Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Abbott has over 20 years of experience in IT security and business transformation. Previous roles include Country Manager and Area Vice President (APAC) of Tufin, the market leader of security policy orchestration, and Executive Sales Director at Trend Micro, a global leader in security software and solutions.
“In today’s always-connected world, businesses need to be available to their customers 24/7, and to experience any amount of down time, puts a business at considerable risk, both financially and reputationally. In my newly appointed role as ANZ Country Manager, I will work closely with the local team and trusted partners, to further support our customers to overcome this ongoing challenge by leveraging Zerto’s best of breed IT resiliency technology,” Abbott said.
Andrew Martin, Vice-President for Zerto Asia Pacific says that Abbott’s appointment reinforces Zerto’s commitment to the ANZ market, ensuring the business has the right skills and capabilities to deliver real transformation to local customers.
“Abbott’s robust experience in security and the protection of data and organisational assets, puts him in a very strong position to lead the Australian and New Zealand team to help support our growing customer base, as we continue to partner with leading cloud service providers and resellers.”
Martin says that with more organisations leveraging hybrid cloud infrastructure, the need for IT resilience technologies to assist with application uptime, is gaining momentum in the local market.
“More than ever before, companies are increasingly aware of the need for IT resiliency. Zerto has experienced tremendous growth in Australia and New Zealand over the past 18 months which has really pushed our success across the whole region,” said Martin.
Abbott says that organisations today have to be able to adapt to change, whilst protecting both themselves and their customers from disruptions – and Zerto’s technology enables them to do just this.
“There is a significant market opportunity here in Australia and New Zealand. I’m looking forward to working with our customers to help them build resilient IT infrastructures, from which they can drive their digital transformation projects,” said Abbott.
“Our customers come from a wide breadth of industries, including financial services, government, healthcare and insurance. Increasingly, they have aggressive service level targets to improve and protect customer experience. I look forward to helping Australian and New Zealand organisations to transform, disrupt, and innovative to drive further business growth.”
Zerto helps customers accelerate IT transformation by eliminating the risk and complexity of modernisation and cloud adoption. By replacing multiple legacy solutions with a single IT Resilience Platform, Zerto is changing the way disaster recovery, data protection and cloud are managed. With enterprise scale, Zerto’s software platform delivers continuous availability for an always-on customer experience while simplifying workload mobility to protect, recover and move applications freely across hybrid and multi-clouds. Zerto is trusted by over 6,000 customers globally and is powering resiliency offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, Sungard and more than 350 cloud services providers.
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