Cohesity names Peter Hanna as Head of Channels for APJ

Cohesity names Peter Hanna as Head of Channels for APJ


Peter Hanna has been named as the Head of Channels for the Asia-Pacific & Japan (APJ) region by Cohesity, a data management and security company. With an emphasis on Cohesity’s AI-powered solutions, Hanna will oversee partner engagement and channel sales for the company from her Australian base.

Working with top information and communication technology (ICT) firms like VMware and Dell EMC, Hanna has more than 20 years of experience in strategic sales. According to a corporate release, Hanna has great experience creating and refining go-to-market strategies across the Asia Pacific, Japan, India, and Greater China regions. In his most recent position, he oversaw worldwide customers (APJ and Greater China) for VMware, collaborating with clients on technology-driven business transformation and lowering cyber risk.

“Every organisation in the Asia-Pacific & Japan region faces the challenge of securing their data in a worsening cyber threat landscape and being able to recover rapidly if they fall victim to a cyberattack. Cyber resilience is vital to answering this challenge and is only made possible by modern data security, management, and recovery capabilities,” said Sanjay Rohatgi, Group Vice President, Cohesity Asia-Pacific & Japan. “I am delighted to welcome Peter to Cohesity’s Asia-Pacific & Japan business, where he will be crucial to supercharging our partner community and engagement. We highly value our partners throughout the region and look forward to driving growth together, as we begin a new calendar year and the second half of fiscal 2024.”

Indeed, Cohesity did announce the Snowflake Data Cloud SmartFiles debut in November. Cohesity SmartFiles is a multiprotocol file and object solution for the enterprise that is software-defined, data-centric, and enterprise-class. Through this connectivity, companies may meet legal standards, preserve data sovereignty, and analyze data from both on-premises and cloud sources.