Networking+ caught up with Florian Malecki, executive vice president, marketing, Arcserve

Please meet...Florian Malecki

13 June 2022

Networking+ caught up with Florian Malecki, executive vice president, marketing, Arcserve

 

Who was your hero when you were growing up?

As a youngster, my big hero was Zorro. The character from the old black and white TV series, not the blockbuster movie version. Zorro was a noble bandit, and he always fought for the right cause. He represented the honourable good against the bad – and he had a great sense of humour. I also admired that he was not only a master swordsman but a skilled marksman and horseman.

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Q&A

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13 June 2022

Jon Fielding, managing director, EMEA, Apricorn

Jon Fielding, managing director, EMEA, Apricorn

What was your big career break?
Moving into electronic payments and Public Key Infrastructure off the back of the Identrus(t) scheme when at IBM in the mid-90s. I ended up working on a huge global deal for a large bank where we needed to bring in a number of complementary technologies, most from pre-IPO start-ups as it was fairly cutting edge at the time. This opened the opportunity to consider a radically different work environment and, after 10 years at IBM, I felt the time was right to take the plunge and work one of these “new wave” businesses. This led to a number of first man on the ground in country/region roles; all of which have been great fun and packed with wonderful memories and experiences, leading up to where I am today.

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disaster recovery

Dealing with disaster

10 June 2022

Nobody knows when a disaster will strike, but we can be prepared. However, with so many types ranging from hacking to ‘acts of God’, does one solution fit all? Robert Shepherd finds out

The word ‘disaster’ is rather broad in modern parlance. A bad job interview, the wrong result in a football match and losing your home due to an ‘act of God’ are all – although completely relative and on very different levels in terms of their seriousness – seen as a disaster’ to many.

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