NetApp has appointed Kaushal Veluri as director of channels and alliances and Amit Didolkar as director, sales, for India and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region. In his new role, Veluri will oversee channel strategy for NetApp in India and SAARC. He joins NetApp after an entrepreneurial stint, where he was managing his own marketing consultancy firm. He has over 23 years of experience in organisations like 3M, IBM, Oracle and Citrix, and has strong partner relationships across resellers, regional/global system integrators, distributors and alliance partners. Mean­while, Didolkar will be responsible for the overall go-to-market-strategy and sales operations in the enterprise segment for India and South Asia. In the past, Didolkar has worked at Cisco, Sun Microsystems, Sybase and Wipro. Prior to NetApp, he was leading South Asia sales at SimpliVity Corporation.