Jason du Preez
Privitar, globally renowned data privacy platform provider, has announced that the Privitar Data Privacy Platform is now available in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalogue with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that make it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Data security and provisioning Privitar’s availability in AWS Marketplace makes it easier for customers to start using software designed to protect sensitive data and accelerate safe data provisioning so they can increase insights, share data with more users, and accelerate time to data. The company also achieved AWS Security Competency and AWS Data and Analytics Competency status, and is one of the first companies focused on the challenges of data privacy to achieve this accolade. “The magnitude of the cloud requires a data privacy platform that operates at scale and has proven native integration with AWS components like Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon EMR,” said Jason du Preez, CEO of Privitar, adding “Offering the Privitar Platform in AWS Marketplace streamlines the contracting process for our customers, who can now leverage existing AWS agreements instead of operating under a separate budget and process.” Accelerating cloud adoption Privitar is designed to eliminate technical and cultural obstacles and help accelerate cloud adoption. With the availability of the Privitar Platform in AWS Marketplace, businesses around the world can safely and efficiently maximise value from their sensitive data without compromise, and gain valuable insights that support data-driven decisions. The launch of the Privitar Platform in AWS Marketplace is the latest in the longstanding relationship between Privitar and AWS. Privitar and AWS share top-tier enterprise customers in banking, healthcare, and the public sector. AWS Security, Data and Analytics Competency In addition, Privitar is an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). Privitar’s achievement of AWS Security Competency and AWS Data and Analytics Competency status reinforces the company’s demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in both of these specialised solution areas. “Privitar’s AWS Competencies validate that our close relationship with AWS is delivering successful outcomes for our customers through powerful technology solutions built to the highest architectural standards,” added du Preez.
Privitar, a globally renowned data privacy technology company, has announced the appointment of Patrick Ball to the position of Chief Revenue Officer in the firm. He will be responsible for global revenue functions, including direct sales, channel sales, technical pre-sales, business development and partnerships. Big data and data security expert “Patrick brings proven experience of high-growth enterprise software sales to Privitar,” stated Jason du Preez, Privitar Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “He has been successful at building and leading high-growth, global teams and has a unique combination of big data and data security experience that is highly relevant to our mission to help organisations embrace a data-driven culture and move to modern data platforms through safe and efficient access to data. We are excited to welcome him on board.” Patrick brings proven experience of high-growth enterprise software sales to Privitar" Previously Ball served as senior vice president of worldwide sales at NextLabs, a data security software company, where he drove strategic partnerships with industry leaders including SAP, Siemens, and Microsoft. Data protection Prior to NextLabs, Ball led sales for the western region at Cloudera, where he scaled the sales organisation 5X during his four years with the company. He also drove 100 percent bookings year-over-year growth for Cloudera. Additionally, Ball held sales leadership positions at Moxie Software and BMC Software and has been a part of three IPOs. “Joining a market changing company with high-growth potential is my ideal situation,” stated Ball. ”I’ve been in sales leadership positions for over two decades and recognise that Privitar is uniquely positioned in the data privacy market for great success. I’m looking forward to working with Jason and the Privitar team to expand the company’s global presence and contribute to its next phase of growth.”
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