Rani has two decades of international experience in high tech and management consulting. Before CTERA, Rani was VP Marketing at database security company Sentrigo (acquired by McAfee). Previously he was a management consultant at Booz & Co's London office, and held product management and marketing positions at Enigma, an enterprise software company (acquired by PTC). He holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
‘The cloud’. Used in this popular singular form with the definite article, it suggests that there really is a single, nebulous entity where computing and storage magically take place. Of course reality is that “the cloud” is a network of data centres, and within those, a network of servers and storage nodes. So when you put data in “the cloud”, where is it exactly?