Manish Goel brings security expertise to help the ACCA in its mission to advance cloud computing
SINGAPORE – MobilityWire® – October 25, 2012
TrustSphere (www.trustsphere.com), a pioneer of next-generation messaging intelligence solutions, today announced that company founder and CEO Manish Goel has been selected as a board member for the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). A software industry veteran with more than 15 years’ experience, Goel is a long-time contributor to industry organizations, including the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) of which he’s been chairman for the past four years. Goel brings his leadership and industry expertise to the ACCA board.
The ACCA brings together stakeholders in the Asian cloud computing industry to establish collaboration between industry leaders that will promote growth and the development of standards and best practices. The market for cloud computing solutions is growing rapidly throughout Asia. Overall regional growth is projected to reach 40 percent next year and Japan – the second largest cloud computing market globally –is itself anticipated to reach $29.2 billion in 2015.
“The promise of Cloud computing is tremendous, but to truly fulfill its potential, the industry needs organizations to support the development of standards and promote industry growth, while all the time keeping the best interests for all in mind,” said Manish Goel, CEO of TrustSphere. “I’m honored to have been selected to bring my expertise in security to the table to help the ACCA overcome the challenges and advance the opportunities that will be presented in this industry. Through my current position as the OTA vice chair, CEO of TrustSphere and now a proud board member of the ACCA, I continue my support for promoting industry standards and providing a platform for industry members to combine resources.”
“We’re very pleased that Manish has accepted our invitation to join the board of directors here at the ACCA,” said Per Dahlberg, Executive Director and CEO of the ACCA. “We extended an invitation to Manish due equally to his active involvement across the industry and the cloud security expertise he lends. We seek industry executives to join our team whose goals and ambitions align with our goal of promoting the growth of the Asia cloud computing market. We look forward to the contributions Manish will bring to our already extensive and diverse team.”
The ACCA brings together businesses to resolve common challenges in the cloud computing industry. Goel will participate in collaborative meetings to aid the growth of the Asia cloud market, lending his security expertise. Bringing together a variety of businesses allows for the ACCA to leverage various industry niches to well-rounded contributions to public policy, development and standardization and best practices for the Asia cloud computing arena.
About the Asia Cloud Computing Association
The Asia Cloud Computing Association fosters collaboration and innovation in Asia to drive adoption of cloud computing regionally. Asia Cloud’s outreach efforts extend to policy and regulation, security, best practices, and market education. Members include Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Cisco Systems, Citrix, Dimension Data, CITIC CPC, CloudGarage, EMC Corporation, Equinix, Genetic Finance, Global Yellow Pages, Hong Kong Cyberport, Hiring Solutions, Huawei, iPerintis, Microsoft, NetApp, Nokia Siemens Networks, PLDT/Smart, Rackspace, Telstra Global, Telenor, TrustSphere, Verizon and Workday. For more information, visit www.asiacloud.org.
TrustSphere is a pioneer in ‘Messaging Intelligence’ a next-generation approach to ensuring the security, integrity and reliability of the messaging systems that organizations rely upon. The company was recognized as a ‘Cool Vendor’ in 2011 by Gartner and its award-winning solutions have been successfully deployed by both large corporations and major government organizations, proving their industry-leading capabilities. TrustSphere’s solutions are available through a growing number of value-added resellers and systems integrators. The company has offices throughout the world, including Singapore, New York, Sydney, Tokyo and London.
For more information on TrustSphere and its solutions visit the company’s website at www.trustsphere.com.
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