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TM Ravi TM Ravi
T. M. Ravi is chief marketing officer for Iron Mountain responsible for marketing and strategy for the company’s cloud, on-premises and hybrid information management solutions that span data protection, archiving, eDiscovery and compliance. Ravi joined Iron Mountain through the acquisition of Mimosa Systems, the leader in enterprise content archiving, where he was founder, president and chief executive officer.

Before Mimosa, Ravi was founder and CEO of Peakstone Corporation that provided performance management solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to his role at Peakstone, Ravi was vice president of marketing at Computer Associates (CA), Ravi he was responsible for the core line of CA enterprise management products, including CA Unicenter as well as the areas of application, systems and network management, software distribution, help desk, security, and storage management. Ravi joined CA through the $1.2 billion acquisition of Cheyenne Software, the market leader in storage management and antivirus solutions. At Cheyenne Software, he was the vice president responsible for the company's successful Windows NT business with products, such as ARCserve backup and InocuLAN antivirus.

Earlier in his career, Ravi worked in Hewlett-Packard's Information Architecture Group, where he did product planning for client/server and storage solutions. Ravi earned a MS and PhD from UCLA and a Bachelors of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India.
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Data Management

There is a revolution in infrastructure taking place with major change in technology, delivery models, business models, and the vendor landscape.  A new class of applications, virtualization technologies, and importantly the Cloud and Open Source are driving change in the infrastructure market. The catalysts for change are the large-scale web […]


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Hierarchy of Information Management Needs With Apologies to Maslow Information management in an enterprise has become a daunting challenge for CIOs because of: Rapid growth of data driven by voice, video, and the structured and now unstructured data collected for analytics Complexity of the enterprise infrastructure driven by mobility, data […]


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It is often wiser to adapt our systems to what people do in practice, than the other way ‘round. A big challenge with implementing a centralized authoritative repository representing an organization’s System of Record is that this is often not practical. Many traditional Enterprise Content Management (ECM) implementations failed because […]


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In his blog last week, David Chapa of Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) posed a question: “Is DR the new Backup?” This understandably got a lot of backup people excited and generated a lot of thoughtful discussion. David upped the ante this week with “Stop Backing up Data.” The main point […]


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In my last blog post, I talked about how a new generation of employees is entering the workforce with a strong attachment to their personal mobile devices. What does this mean for enterprises and how should enterprises embrace mobility? The prerequisite for a mobile enterprise is to mobile web enable […]


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