Elastifile’s Success in the Cloud Leads to Executive Leadership Expansion
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2019--
Elastifile, the pioneer of enterprise-grade, scalable file storage for the public cloud, today announced the appointment of David White to the newly established position of Vice President of Cloud Operations, responsible for leading the company’s service-centric operations and ensuring customer success. He reports directly to Elastifile CEO Erwan Menard.
Capitalizing on the successful launch of Elastifile’s fully managed, scalable file storage service on Google Cloud, the company is now further enhancing its operational infrastructure with additional tools, resources, and personnel, as evidenced by the addition of White. White’s strong track record of delivering operational efficiency and customer satisfaction made him ideally suited to lead Elastifile’s cloud operations and to support the continued growth of its unique service offering.
“Joining Elastifile represents a unique opportunity to provide operational leadership within a company that itself has become a leader in the burgeoning market for cloud file storage,” said White. “I am excited to contribute my energy and expertise to support Elastifile’s continued success.”
White has nearly 30 years of experience in technology and has worked in a variety of industries, including United Nations / NGOs, pharmacy, behavioral healthcare and artificial intelligence. He comes to Elastifile from Sentient Technologies, where he served as VP Technical Operations, managing all technology functions, including networking, cloud services, customer service, business development and globally distributed compute, among others. Prior to Sentient, White was the COO/CIO of PipelineRx/Pipeline Healthcare; IT Director at Stars Behavioral Health Group; and Director of IT Operations at Posit Science; Director IT Strategy Curative Health; among others. White holds a Master of Arts in Linguistic Anthropology from UC Davis and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Washington and Jefferson College.
“We are fortunate to have someone of David’s caliber leading our cloud operations and supporting the evolution of our service offerings,” said Menard. “His experience managing cloud environments and optimizing service-centric infrastructure is invaluable and further augments Elastifile’s unique expertise in delivering cloud-native, scalable file storage solutions.”
Elastifile is generally available on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and bare metal on-premises environments, with Microsoft Azure availability coming soon.
To try Elastifile as a fully-managed storage service on Google Cloud, visit the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace or, to learn more about Elastifile’s products and technology, visit https://www.elastifile.com.
Elastifile helps organizations adapt and accelerate their business in the cloud era. Powered by a dynamically scalable, enterprise-grade distributed file system with intelligent object tiering, Elastifile augments existing public cloud services and facilitates frictionless cloud adoption. With Elastifile, organizations can deploy and manage cloud-native file storage themselves and/or benefit from the advantages of fully-managed file storage services, eliminating the need for manual storage management and CapEx-intensive IT forecasting. Elastifile’s unique combination of features and flexibility empowers organizations to seamlessly integrate cloud resources, with no application refactoring required...thereby modernizing their infrastructure and achieving their crucial IT agility and efficiency goals.
Elastifile is based in Santa Clara, California and Herzliya, Israel, with global Sales and Marketing offices in North America and Europe, and R&D in Israel. Founded in 2013, Elastifile is backed by Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, CE Ventures, and seven strategic investors from the cloud, data center, and storage industries, including Dell EMC, Cisco, and Western Digital.
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