Software industry veteran to oversee growth of leading open source management application among enterprise customers
BROOMFIELD, Colo. February 14, 2007 -OpenLogic, Inc., a leading provider of software, stacks and support that enable enterprises to easily deploy and manage customized open source environments, today announced the appointment of Alan Sage as the company's new vice president of worldwide sales. Sage will have the responsibility of maintaining the continued growth of OpenLogic products and services in the enterprise, including the OpenLogic Enterprise family of software. He will also work closely with overseas distributors to manage sales, distribution and support in the fast-growing European and Asian markets.
"We're very pleased to be joined by someone with such a depth and breadth of experience in serving the management needs of large enterprises," said Steven Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic. "Alan understands the concerns of enterprise customers ranging from managers to C-level executives, and his expertise will help us achieve strong growth going forward as we try to meet the needs of open source users in the enterprise."
"Large enterprises face unique challenges when it comes to managing their infrastructure, and OpenLogic is one of the rare companies that truly understands that," said Sage. "I look forward to leveraging my past experience to help promote their unique set of software and services to enable the easy selection, deployment, and integration of open source software."
Sage enters his new role at OpenLogic with over 10 years of experience in the software industry. Prior to joining OpenLogic, he was the Executive Vice President for Global Sales Operations at Configuresoft, a leading systems management software firm providing configuration management tools to over 400 enterprise customers worldwide. While at Configuresoft, Sage managed roughly $100 million in licensing and services revenue and oversaw a period of intense growth, with the company being listed as #33 on Fortune's list of the "Top 500 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies" in 2004. He has also previously worked as a sales executive at such firms as NuView and Mission Critical Software.
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