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Rackspace appoints Ajit Melarkode to lead company in Asia Pacific

Zafar Anjum | April 9, 2013
Melarkode will drive growth in Asia Pacific cloud business, says open cloud company

Rackspace Hosting has appointed technology analyst, investor and consultant Ajit Melarkode as managing director of Rackspace Asia Pacific, the open cloud company announced today.

Melarkode joins Rackspace following 20 years in the IT industry and he will draw on his extensive experience to lead Rackspace's operation in Asia Pacific to grow its business and meet the services demand in the region, the company said in a statement.

"It's a very exciting time to be part of Rackspace, where innovation goes beyond just the cloud - it's about making technology simple and economical for consumers," said Melarkode.

"Ajit brings to us not only a rich experience of analysing, consulting and managing multinational IT companies, but also a sound business vision and a great passion for bringing the open cloud to the Asia Pacific market," said Rackspace's senior vice president, International, Taylor Rhodes.

 

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