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Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2008/06/06 - Elina Networks has appointed Shekar G Nair as the new CEO. He joins Elina from NetApp where he was a part of Asia-Pacific Sales leadership team.
Elina Networks, a pioneer in networking solutions for Emerging Enterprises, has appointed Shekar G Nair as the new Chief Executive Officer.
Shekar was previously, part of the Asia-Pacific Sales leadership team at NetApp and was responsible for its OEM business. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of NetApp India Operations. Shekar co-founded Allegro Networks in California, USA and was responsible for product operations. Shekar was part of the inception team at Xylan and was instrumental in its successful IPO in 1996.
Shekar will lead Elina through its next phase of expansion and growth. "We are delighted to have Shekar join our senior management team. Shekar brings in a rare combination of entrepreneurial leadership in start-ups as well as in established companies along with rich international experience. He will play a key role in scaling the company to become a global firm," said Vivek Shenoy, CTO, Elina Networks.
The company had recently announced its first release of the enterprise networking software ENPAQ, a comprehensive solution delivering networking, security and management features.
About Elina Networks
Elina Networks (elinanetworks.com), is pioneering the effort in developing products and services tailored for Emerging Enterprises. Elina Networks’ revolutionary network architecture provides a balance of security, performance, availability, and management. It delivers a network infrastructure on which distributed enterprises can transact their businesses, keeping pace with advances in technology and applications.
ENPAQ, Elina's flagship product, is a flexible and highly customizable software solution delivering comprehensive networking, security and management features. The solution is based on open-source vendor neutral components, unified using Elina’s unique distributed management framework. Since it can be deployed on commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) x86 hardware, the enterprises can leverage on the eco-system of hardware vendors for lower cost of acquisition and support.