New York, NY March 9th, 2019 – Global AECO consulting firm, Microdesk, announced Ray Sirois has joined the team as the Director of Cloud Solutions; headquartered out of Microdesk’s New York City office. Ray will use his 30 years of industry experience coupled with his 15 years of experience implementing and managing Panzura based Cloud Solutions to assist firms nationwide in developing strategies and implementing solutions for Cloud based Collaboration specifically around Panzura.
“Recognizing the significant growth and success Microdesk has had providing Panzura Cloud Solutions to the AECO industry, it became clear we needed to invest in our Cloud Solutions Team. Ray’s industry experience and expertise deploying and managing Panzura at multiple enterprise firms made him the perfect choice” says Michael DeLacey, Principal at Microdesk.
Since 1995, Sirois served as director of IT and CIO at two leading design firms in the northeastern US, H2M out of New York and New England-based Wright-Pierce. For those companies he managed technology budgets, planning and acted as a Project Manager for dozens of IT implementations, cloud migration projects, acquisitions and geographical expansions.
Sirois explains, “with my entire career working in the industry and deploying IT and collaboration solutions, I am very excited about the opportunity to partner with Panzura and share with other organizations the transformational nature of moving to a best in class cloud solution like Panzura. Making the move to Microdesk, a globally recognized provider of industry solutions provides me with the bandwidth and resources to have the most significant impact on the industry.”
Ray will be working closely with Microdesk’s sales and consulting organizations as well as Panzura sales and technical teams throughout the US and UK to assist organizations with moving from legacy systems to best-in-class hybrid cloud solutions with Panzura. Panzura delivers multi-cloud file and data services for global collaboration and enterprise productivity and is a complete solution to help users consolidate file data to the cloud without sacrificing performance. Only Panzura allows users from different offices to be working in the same file, at the same time. With the benefit of Sirois’ technical background in Panzura, Microdesk will continue to help clients achieve increased productivity, accelerated project delivery and boost in overall profitability.
“We are elated to see the success Microdesk has had as a partner and the hiring of Ray Sirois is a game changer. Showcasing Microdesk’s expertise around global collaboration and highlighting advisory services for workflow productivity for the enterprise will continue to position Microdesk as an industry leader. We look forward to exponential success in 2019,” says Panzura SVP of Alliances and Channels Jason C. McKinney.
Panzura is the leader in multi-cloud data management, a $68B market opportunity. Its portfolio includes Panzura Freedom NAS and Vizion.ai. Freedom NAS provides software-defined, multi-cloud file services to enterprises in over 7,500 sites globally across 33 countries.
Microdesk is an Autodesk reseller and technology consulting firm for successful planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of land and buildings. Combining vision with the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Design & Construction (VD&C), and Asset Management tools and talent of Microdesk’ consulting team, Microdesk aids clients in successfully managing the entire building and infrastructure project delivery.