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Brocade appoints Malaysia country head

AvantiKumar | Feb. 21, 2012
New country manager Sean Ong will spearhead Brocade's Malaysian business.

Sean Ong -Brocade Country Manager for Malaysia

PHOTO - Sean Ong, Brocade Malaysia country manager.


Networking solutions provider Brocade has appointed Sean Ong as Malaysia country manager to spearhead the company's plans and operations in the country, it said.

Speaking on 16 February 2012, Brocade regional director for Southeast Asia Gina Tan said Ong would drive the channel strategies to offer business critical networks to customers in Malaysia.

"Malaysia is a promising market given its rising status as a regional data centre hub and robust demand for networking solutions and services," said Tan, citing a recent Gartner study. She said the ICT industry in Malaysia grew 8-10 percent in 2011 and the country's enterprise IT spending in 2012 is forecasted at RM31.5 billion (US$10.02 billion), a 6.1 percent increase over 2011.

"Sean's extensive experience in business development and partner enablement programmes will prove instrumental in staking a stronger presence in the enterprise networking segment for Brocade in Malaysia," she said.

Ong, who has 16 years of industry experience, was most recently with Cisco Systems Malaysia, where he held a variety of roles in engineering and sales, culminating in the role of director, enterprise business. Prior to joining Cisco in 1999, he was with AT&T Solutions and British Telecom.


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