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HP appoints Read to head ANZ networking practice

HP appoints Read to head ANZ networking practice

Darren Read will be responsible for launching new HP certifications.

HP has promoted Darren Read as its director of networking in the South Pacific region covering Australia and New Zealand. He was previously services sales leader within HP’s Technology Services (TS) division and was responsible for growing TS services sales profitably in enterprise, government and commercial markets for the annuity and Services Solutions business

Read will now be responsible for the combined HP ProCurve and 3Com product portfolio. He will be based in Sydney and report to Paul Robson, who was recently appointed vice-president and general manager of HP Networking, Asia Pacific and Japan.

“The main thing is to integrate the 3Com acquisition and putting HP Networking value proposition out to the market. It includes the full line up of products across ProCurve and 3Com,” says Robson.

“Read has a great knowledge of the networking space and relationships with partners.”

Part of Read’s focus is to ensure HP has the right coverage model in the market, right channel programs and activities.

He will also be responsible for launching the new HP certification program in November.

“The certifications will be an evolution of both of the existing programs, but it will create an end-to-end networking certification program for both customers and channel partners,” he says.

HP acquired 3Com in November last year.


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