Platform Computing, a leader in grid and cloud computing software, has appointed Ram Gupta to its board of directors. In this role, Gupta will be responsible for overseeing Platform's strategy as the company implements its go-to-market initiative for the cloud computing market.
'The cloud computing market is just beginning to crystallise. It will usher in the next computing paradigm,' said Gupta. 'Platform's technology, coupled with its extensive experience helping companies transition to a distributed computing architecture, puts the company in an excellent position to turn the cloud buzz throughout Silicon Valley and the entire IT industry into a reality.'
Ram Gupta brings over 20 years of strategic marketing and management expertise at global technology companies, including PeopleSoft, WebMD, Silicon Graphics, IBM and Tata Consultancy Services.