Darren Read (pictured) will be responsible for the combined HP ProCurve and 3Com product portfolio, which the firm describes as a cornerstone of HP's converged infrastructure strategy.
Based in Sydney, Read will report to Paul Robson, who has recently named Vice President and General Manager of HP Networking, Asia Pacific and Japan.
Read said, “It is critical that organisations take advantage of innovative technology available to create a network that is open, flexible and robust. This will help to achieve outcomes that matter the most to them, and provide a secure network fabric that becomes the foundation on which they can grow their business.”
Read was previously Services Sales Leader within HP’s technology services division. Previous responsibilities included managing the sales profitably in enterprise, government and commercial markets for the annuity and services solutions business.