AccelOps, provider of integrated monitoring solutions built from the ground up for cloud-generation data centers, today announced that Mahesh Kumar has joined the company’s executive team as vice president of marketing.
A respected cloud product strategist with expertise in CMDB and change menegement, SaaS, and managed service provider solutions, Kumar brings 20 years of marketing and engineering experience.
Prior to joining AccelOps, Kumar served as director of marketing at HP, where he took their CMDB software business from inception to market leadership and also led the team that built HP’s first SaaS-only product. Before HP, Kumar held executive positions at Collation and Kontiki, where he drove product and go-to-market strategies.
Earlier in his career at Loudcloud, one of the original cloud computing companies, he managed the team responsible for defining cloud services and was a key evangelist for their transition to a software business model.
In his new role at AccelOps, Kumar will oversee product management, product marketing, analyst and public relations, marketing communications, and channel marketing.
The AccelOps integrated monitoring platform enables cloud-generation data centers to deliver on the promise of IT as a service. Offered as an easy-to-deploy virtual appliance or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the AccelOps solution cross-correlates diverse operational data on-premise, off-premise, and in cloud environments, proactively monitoring from end-to-end an entire network environment.