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VMware Inc. said today it has hired Dave O'Callaghan as its senior vice president of global channels and alliances.
O'Callaghan will lead VMware's strategy for its partners, which include solution providers, service providers, distributors, OEMs, system integrators and outsourcers, and ISVs. In that role, he will help partners bring cloud and virtualization platforms to enterprises.
O'Callaghan has been in the tech industry for 30 years. Before founding his own consulting firm in 2011, he spent 12 years at Cisco in various direct and indirect sales roles, working with SMBs and mid-market companies. Before that, he worked for Hitachi Data Systems and Memorex Telex.
"I am excited to collaborate closely with the dynamic and diverse partner community at VMware, and look forward to our continued mutual success as we help our customers solve their biggest IT infrastructure challenges of today and in the future," O'Callaghan said in a prepared statement.