BOSTON & SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 5, 2022–
Wasabi Technologiesthe hot cloud storage company, reaffirmed its commitment to the Asia-Pacific market with the opening of a new storage region located in Singapore. This is Wasabi’s 13th storage region in the world and its fourth in Asia-Pacific, after Tokyo, Osaka and, more recently, sydney, as the company scales to meet demand for affordable, high-performance cloud storage, and to connect with its vast network of customers and partners. Additionally, Wasabi has appointed Michael King, former head of SAS Institute Japan, as Vice President and General Manager, APAC, to lead the next stage of Wasabi’s growth in the region.
APAC is at the forefront of digital infrastructure and is the fastest growing region for cloud adoption globally. Wasabi has undertaken a large rollout to support the region with hot cloud storage that is 1/5th the cost of hyperscalers, with no charges for exit or API requests, and no vendor lock-in. Businesses are able to securely and cost-effectively store all their data and access it when they need it, without complex pricing tiers.
“It’s no secret that APAC is leading the digital revolution, and Wasabi is uniquely positioned to help organizations in the region take advantage of the huge opportunity that the cloud presents,” said David Friend, co-founder and CEO of Wasabi Technologies. “The addition of Michael King is a critical step as we strengthen our APAC operations and embark on our next phase of growth at a time when we are seeing incredible demand for our low-cost, high-performance secure storage. His skill is unmatched. »
As Vice President and General Manager, APAC, King will work from Wasabi’s Tokyo headquarters to drive the rapid expansion of Wasabi’s go-to-market team, create and activate revenue-generating channels and partnerships, including NTT Communications Corporation, DIS, Highreso, NESIC, and others – and to engage cloud storage customers across the region. King joins Wasabi after leading one of the largest SAS Institute regions in the world. He has also held senior leadership positions in APAC for Sterling Commerce, Borland, Citrix, Autodesk and Rakuten.
“Wasabi is one of the most impressive and fast-growing companies in the world, with a superior cloud storage solution and an innovative channel program. There couldn’t be a more exciting time for me to join Wasabi and take their APAC operations to the next level,” King said. “The simplicity and affordability of Wasabi hot cloud storage positions customers and partners for business success, and I am excited to expand our team and build the infrastructure to support our market awareness across the region. APAC.”
Wasabi now serves customers in over 100 countries, storing data ranging from backups, disaster recovery and ransomware, archiving, CCTV, sports data, media and entertainment files, and more. For more information on Wasabi and its storage regions, please visit wasabi.com/locations/.
About Wasabi Technologies
Wasabi provides simple, predictable, and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses around the world. It allows organizations to instantly store and access unlimited amounts of data at 1/5th the price of the competition, without complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Recognized by tens of thousands of customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of the most visionary and fastest growing technology companies. Founded by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi has secured nearly $275 million in funding to date and is privately held in Boston. Wasabi is a proud partner of the Boston Red Sox and the official cloud storage partner of Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Bruins.
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