One of the biggest challenges organizations today face is ensuring top notch security across the entire digital estate that once used to be limited to their data centre but has rapidly expanded into the cloud. As organizations accelerate their transformation journeys through 2021, so does their cloud footprint and the resultant security threats.

One man who is helping organizations navigate their cloud journey securely and with agility is Sridhar S, Vice President, Tata Communications. An industry veteran with over 30 years of IT industry experience, Sridhar is one of the leading voices in the security domain and has been particularly vocal on the subject of cloud security.

As head for the Manage Services business of Cloud, Hosting and Security for Tata Communications, Sridhar is instrumental in helping businesses realize the full value and potential of cloud by addressing the associated security and management challenges.

A passionate advocate for a cloud-centric security model, he is a key driving force behind successfully applying Tata Communications’ vision of ‘Cloud Assured, Cloud Secured’ in the market and enabling its customers to live it to the full.

Sridhar has been actively working on securing and managing the complexities of hybrid multi-cloud environments to help businesses successfully adopt and leverage the benefits of multi-cloud strategy without compromising on security.

During his career span, Sridhar has held several leadership roles in some of the leading technology companies, including Dell, IBM, Intel and HCL. At HCL Infosystems he led the Cloud BU for Sales, Presales and Delivery, responsible for the integrated P&L.

Sridhar is particularly excelling at building new initiatives and turning around non-performing ones. Sridhar is also a strategic advisor to startups on business strategy and marketing.

Having worked extensively across global markets, he brings a wealth of experience and insights from across geographies and domains to his conversations with CISOs and infosec leaders. This makes him a well-respected and sought after speaker in industry forums. Sridhar is a recipient of several awards and recognitions for his contribution to the industry.

By Shipra Malhotra

Shipra comes with over 15 years of experience in tracking enterprise technology market and the CIO space. She has the ability to produce very high-impact content in the enterprise technology space as well as on the dynamics shaping the CIO landscape. She has worked with brands like Express Computer, Data Quest and BizTech 2.0 before joining Grey Head Media.

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