Enterprise-Grade Hybrid Cloud Automation

CloudVelox is the first company to automate key discovery, blueprinting, provisioning and synchronization processes that enable hybrid cloud operating models for physical and virtual workloads, including pilot light DR, cloud migration and cloud Dev/Test.

Critical network and security services are extended into the cloud with a high level of automation to enhance security and compliance. Data in motion and at rest are secured.

Customers report substantial increases in agility and reductions in capital and operating expenses.

Why CloudVelox?

See why CloudVelox is the solution for deploying a true hybrid cloud environment for disaster recovery, live migration, and rapid testing.

Contact Us

3945 Freedom Circle
Suite 240
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Email: info@cloudvelox.com

Phone: 408.841.4800

Toll-Free: 844.841.4800

Awards and Recognition

Modern Infrastructure Impact Award 2016

Honorable Mention: Best Public Cloud Optimization/Migration Tool category, 2016

—TechTarget Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards

Gartner 2014 Cool Vendor

“Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014”


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“Hottest Products at Interop 2015”


Best of Interop 2015 Finalist

“These are the types of advancements that define the future of IT”


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“I preferred the simplicity of CloudVelox’s constant duplication”


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“…a seamless application transfer, with no downtime…”


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“… actually discovers all the dependencies including Active Directory and LDAP.”


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“…makes it much easier for enterprises to leverage the cloud for existing, multi-tier apps.”


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“…makes the cloud a seamless extension of the data center..”


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“Game changer…”

—City of Asheville, NC

Now Hiring!

We believe our solutions will revolutionize the way enterprises think about their data centers and clouds. Join the hybrid cloud revolution!

We are looking for smart, hands-on developers and savvy entrepreneurs to join us in our mission to enable hybrid cloud computing. You will be working with cutting edge Cloud (IaaS), virtualization, networking, security and storage technologies and a great team of experts.

We offer competitive compensation packages: competitive salaries, attractive option grants, health benefits and a 401(K) plan.

If you are a great team player and want to make a difference — we’d love to hear from you! Please send us an email at: jobs@cloudvelox.com.

Management Team

The CloudVelox team has expertise in building industry leading products for the Fortune 500, the Global 2000, SMB/mid-market and global Service Providers (SP). Our team uniquely combines technical backgrounds in storage, virtualization, cloud computing, security, networking and OS kernel level design. Our holistic understanding of these IT technologies allows us to take a differentiated approach to designing robust, innovative solutions for hybrid cloud automation.

  • Raj Dhingra

    Raj Dhingra, Chief Executive Officer

    Raj is a twenty-plus year veteran of the technology industry with a track record of building five category leaders in cloud computing, virtualization, security and networking.

    Before joining CloudVelox, Raj was CEO of NComputing, where he led its transformation from a device-centric thin client company selling to Education and SMB customers, to a cloud software-centric solutions company selling to Enterprise, SMB and key verticals. Prior to NComputing, Raj was Vice President and General Manager at Citrix where he led the company’s desktop virtualization business from zero to half a billion dollars in sales growth over a 3-year period. In addition to his leadership role in global virtualization companies, Raj has held executive leadership positions in public companies, including McAfee, 3Com and SonicWALL, and at startups, including IntruVert Networks (acquired by McAfee) and PortAuthority Technologies (acquired by Websense). Raj is recognized as an expert in virtualization and has been a speaker for industry conferences, TV and recently at TEDx.

  • Rajeev Chawla

    Rajeev Chawla, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder

    Rajeev has twenty-plus years of deep technology expertise in file virtualization, storage, virtualization and network security, and has founded three disruptive technology companies.  He holds thirteen patents.

    Before founding CloudVelox, Rajeev worked as an Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR) at the Mayfield Fund, a Venture Capital Firm based in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, Rajeev was the founding CEO of NeoPath Networks (acquired by Cisco), a leading provider of file virtualization and management solutions. Prior to that, he was a co-founder and VP of Engineering and CTO of Ingrian Networks (acquired by SafeNet), one of the first providers of secure content networking appliances. He has also held various management and engineering positions at Healtheon/WebMD, Sun Microsystems and Integrated Systems.

    Rajeev holds an M.S. degree in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.Tech. degree in Computer Science from IT-BHU, Varanasi, India. In addition, he is a holder of 13 US patents and several awards.

  • Anand Iyengar

    Anand Iyengar, CTO and Co-Founder

    Anand has more than fifteen years of deep technical expertise and team leadership experience in file virtualization, security and networking, distributed systems, high speed I/O and packet prioritization. 

    Before founding CloudVelox, Anand was CTO at NeoPath Networks that was acquired by Cisco. Prior to that, Anand was a senior engineer at Ingrian Systems, leading and managing technical teams. He has more than 15 years of technical experience in both research and products at large and small companies including AT&T Bell Laboratories, Sun Microsystems, and Vertical Networks.

    Anand has expertise in distributed systems from low-level software to high-level architecture, including areas of high-speed networks, protocols, memory management, file systems, and high-performance I/O. He has published novel techniques and architectures for prioritization in high-speed packet switches.

    Anand has an M.S. in Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Delaware.

  • Panos Tsirigotis

    Panagiotis (Panos) Tsirigotis, Chief Software Architect and Co-Founder

    Panos has more than fifteen years of software development experience, with deep expertise in Linux, Solaris and file virtualization.  He holds twenty-five patents.

    Before founding CloudVelox, Panos was the Chief Software Architect at NeoPath Networks that was acquired by Cisco. Prior to that, Panos was the senior software architect at Ingrian Systems. He has more than 15 years of technical experience working at Sun Microsystems, Tivo, NeoPath Networks, and Ingrian Systems.

    Panos has architected and led several projects. He is the original author of xinetd, now shipped standard in RedHat Linux and other Linux distributions. He has worked on the Solaris operating system kernel and several areas of the Spring system, a distributed object-oriented microkernel-based operating system.

    Panos has a Master’s in Computer Science from University of Colorado. In addition, he is a holder of 25 patents and several awards.

  • Raman Chawla

    Raman Chawla, VP of Engineering and Co-Founder

    Raman has more than twenty years of software development, quality assurance and engineering experience, with leadership expertise in security, storage and file virtualization.   

    Before founding CloudVelox, Raman was a Senior Director of Engineering at NeoPath Networks that was acquired by Cisco. Raman has more than 20 years of experience both managing and as a senior engineer.

    At NeoPath / Cisco, he grew development and QA teams in both U.S. and India and delivered several releases of the File Director appliance on time and within budget. Prior to that, Raman has worked at Ingrian Systems and InsWeb in the U.S., Noranda, Inc. in Canada and GSI in India.

    Raman has expertise in building teams from the ground up and possesses strong project management skills.

    Raman has an M.S. in Software Engineering from National University, USA and an M.S. in Applied Geology from University of Delhi, India.

  • Greg Ness

    Gregory Ness, VP Worldwide Marketing

    Greg has more than twenty five years of marketing experience including leaders in virtualization security, network management and security, application delivery, VoIP and cloud infrastructure.

    Before joining CloudVelox Greg was Chief Marketing Officer at Vantage Data Centers, where he helped the company establish itself as a leader in wholesale data centers. He joined Vantage from Infoblox (BLOX) where he was Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Before Infoblox, Greg was Vice President of Marketing at Blue Lane Technologies (acquired by VMware) and Senior Director of Corporate Marketing at Redline Networks (acquired by Juniper Networks). Before Redline Greg had key marketing roles at IntruVert (acquired by McAfee) and ShoreTel (SHOR).

    Gregory has a BA in Political Science from Reed College and a Master’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. He has spoken at Cisco Live, Future in Review, Interop, and Cloud Connect on topics related to networking, virtualization and cloud computing.

  • Vasu Subbiah

    Vasu Subbiah, VP Products

    Vasu has more than eighteen years of business and product management expertise in Enterprise software, Storage and Cloud Services (including Cloud Migration and Cloud DR).  

    Before joining CloudVelox, Vasu was Senior Director of Product Management at Sungard Availability Services, where he conceptualized and managed the market leading Recover2Cloud services (cloud based availability services). He has 18+ years experience in Product Management, Strategic Alliances and consulting at companies like NetApp (NTAP), NewChannel and Oracle (ORCL).

    Vasu has a BE in Mechanical Engineering (Bangalore University), MS in Industrial Engineering (University of Oklahoma, Norman) and an MBA (Booth School of Business – University of Chicago).

    He has spoken at Cisco Live, Oracle World, and DRJ World on topics related to virtualization, enterprise storage and cloud computing.

  • Giovanni Paliska

    Giovanni Paliska, VP Sales

    Giovanni has twenty five years of experience in global sales and a breadth of go to market roles, with expertise in storage and data management and disaster recovery. He holds three patents for data storage techniques. 

    Before joining CloudVelox, Giovanni was President of Sanovi Technologies, Head of OEM Sales and Global Alliances at Attivio and co-founder and CEO of Arkivio, a leading software company in the storage/data management space acquired by Rocket Software. His career reflects over 25 years of experience in executive roles in sales, marketing, product management, business development, strategic alliances in the US, EMEA and APAC with both hardware and software application solutions.

    He holds three US patents for data-storage techniques based on storage policies and location. Giovanni holds a BSEE from the Polytechnic Institute in Milan, Italy.

Board of Directors

  • Rajeev Chawla

    Rajeev Chawla, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder

  • Raj Dhingra

    Raj Dhingra, Chief Executive Officer

  • Navin-Chaddha

    Navin Chaddha

    Navin Chaddha is a Managing Director at Mayfield. He is a proven serial entrepreneur and venture investor. He has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and has ranked on the Forbes Midas list of Top 100 Tech Investors six times. Navin has made over 35 investments of which 12 have had IPOs and another 12 have been acquired. Some of his notable successes include SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY), StorSimple/Microsoft, Wichorus/Tellabs, Zenprise/Citrix, MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) and Persistent Systems (NSE: PERSISTENT). He is currently championing several entrepreneurs including the ones at Appcelerator, Brighter, Cloudgenix, CloudVelox, Elastica, Gigya, Lyft, MapR, Poshmark, Qunar (NASDAQ:QUNR), and Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI). Navin holds 35 patents and serves on the advisory board of the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund. He holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a B.Tech degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi where he was honored with the prestigious distinguished IIT Alumni Award.

  • BV-Jagadeesh

    BV Jagadeesh, Independent

    B V Jagadeesh is a successful serial entrepreneur in technology field, Venture Capitalist and a philanthropist. He co-founded and was CTO of Exodus communications in 1993 that pioneered the concept of Internet data centers. He was instrumental in successful IPO of Exodus in 1998.

    Jagadeesh seed funded NetScaler and became President and CEO in 2000. NetScaler was successfully sold to Citrix for $325M and Jagadeesh served as Group VP and GM for Citrix application networking division. Jagadeesh has served as CEO and President for 3Leaf Systems.

    Currently Jagadeesh is a Managing Partner at KAAJ Ventures and is focusing on both US and India based entrepreneurs.. His US investments include Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell), Ankeena Networks (acquired by Juniper), Valence Energy (acquired by Serious Materials), Instantis ( acquired by Oracle ), Cloud Velox, ScaleArc, Nutanix, Fonemine and Whodini. India investments include Netmagic Solutions (acquired by NTT), Edurite (Tutor Vista), Triumph Software and Rakya. He is a prolific mentor at two of the leading management schools of India, namely IIM-B and IIM-A.

    Jagadeesh also worked in Senior positions at 3Com and Novel before founding Exodus. Jagadeesh is based out of Silicon valley, CA.

  • Robert-Schwartz

    Robert Schwartz

    Since June 2000, Mr. Schwartz has been Managing Partner of Third Point Ventures, the Sunnyvale, California based venture capital arm of Third Point LLC, which is a registered investment adviser based in New York and the investment manager of the Third Point Funds (AUM over $14B). Mr. Schwartz is presently a director of CloudVelox, Apigee, Formation Data Systems, R2 Semiconductor, Kumu Networks, KidoZen, Technocom Wireless, and EnPhase Energy. Previously he lead investments in Radia Communications (acquired by Texas Instruments), LitePoint (acquired by Teradyne), Global Locate (Acquired by Broadcom), EnPhase Energy (Nasdaq : ENPH), and IQ Engines (Acquired by Yahoo!) . Robert Schwartz was named to the Annual Always On List Of Top 100 Venture Capitalists. Previously, for 23 years, Mr. Schwartz was the President of RF Associates North, a privately held communications semiconductor manufacturer’s representative firm. Mr. Schwartz holds a multi-disciplinary engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper joined Pelion Venture Partners in 2007. Chris has over seventeen years of operational experience in the software industry and has held senior positions in sales management, field marketing, business development, and engineering. Most recently, he was Director of Partner Engineering and Developer Services at Novell, Inc. where he was responsible for the companies partner support and certification programs. Chris also served as General Manager of Novell’s Strategic Alliances, in which role he was responsible for the company’s relationships with global business partners, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, EMC, and Cisco Systems. Chris served as both a business and technical adviser for Novell Ventures and managed relationships between the fund’s portfolio companies and industry leaders. Prior to joining Novell, Chris served as East Coast Regional Sales Director for the WordPerfect Corporation. Chris serves on the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association. He studied at the University of Utah and the University of Phoenix.