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VP of Products for cloud platform provider Apprenda overseeing overall product strategy, roadmap and market execution. Previously ten years leading Microsoft’s virtualization and datacenter management products as a Principal Group Program Manager on the core engineering team. In this role, Rakesh had a front row seat in the evolution of the modern datacenter and its ongoing journey to what we now call cloud. Passionate about all things cloud related, Rakesh has deep expertise and experience building products for enterprise customers. He advises a variety of cloud startups and is actively engaged in the enterprise technology community in the NYC area where he is based.

7 responses to “Moving PaaS Beyond the Sound Bites in 2013”

  1. Sibaram P

    thanks Rakesh for your support and information like this..

  2. Sibaram P

    Rakesh may I know ur mail ID ? I have to know few more information regarding this apprenda cloud.i am very intersted to work in this platform.i am involving in testing side .please help me how i can do well ?
    sibaram.patra@gmail.com

  3. Tom Hart

    tremendous and concise evaluation, thanks for sharing

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  5. John Golke

    Great article Rakesh: looking forward to ITIL providers to catch on and use PaaS for service costing integration. Apptio, BMC etc. The easier to identify services, the easier to understand their cost.

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