March 18, 2019
Automattic Inc., a leading web publishing and managed cloud solutions company and brand behind WordPress products such as WordPress.com, WordPress.com VIP, Jetpack, and WooCommerce has recently announced their plans for the Indian market. WordPress.com VIP – Automattic’s enterprise CMS offering with managed hosting, is expanding its presence in India with the hiring of Anand Natarajan as its sales director for Asia Pacific and recently launched a data center in Mumbai.
Anand Natarajan – Sales Director, WordPress.com VIP
A former Enterprise Sales Leader of Magento Commerce – South Asia and Chief Business Officer of Excellor ECommerce, Anand Natarajan also held various sales and business development leadership positions for over 15 years in IBM and Wipro. Anand will lead enterprise business for WordPress.com VIP in India and Asia Pacific by engaging with clients, partners, thought leaders and within the strong WordPress ecosystem.
WordPress.com VIP is a fully managed WordPress platform for unparalleled scale, security, flexibility and performance. It is built for enterprises WordPress requirements and has the advantage of constantly monitoring traffic patterns and handles simultaneous hardware additions, database optimization, cache tuning and scaling algorithms thus increasing their performance.
Nick Gernert, CEO – WordPress.com VIP, highlighted VIP’s focus in fast growing Asia Pacific market VIP recently collaborated with Pune-based partner rtCamp to help one of India’s largest digital newspaper, to bring its 75 million regular users to the VIP platform.
Adam Griffin, Global Sales Head – WordPress.com VIP said, “We’re very excited to add Anand to the VIP team. Anand’s expertise in delivering digital experiences for large global brands will strengthen WordPress VIP ability to collaborate with Indian media organisation and enterprises. VIP is keen to leverage its, recently launched data centre in Mumbai and Automattic’s several dozen team members based in India, with many dedicated to providing support to clients in India."
Rahul Bansal, Founder and CEO of rtCamp – a VIP featured partner is confident that WordPress.com VIP’s dedicated server infrastructure with a built in CDN and a proactive monitoring will provide a secure and high performing WordPress websites to clients in India.
WordPress.com now powers 33.3% of the web and WordPress.com VIP provides enterprise WordPress CMS and managed hosting to large media groups across the world, like The Indian Express, News Corp, People, USA Today, PMC, Hachette, Time, CNN, and Abril. VIP is also a partner of choice for many new age technology and digital media companies like Facebook, Quartz, TED, Spotify, Capgemini and TechCrunch.