Continuent has proven its value as a leader in open source database high availability market
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2008
Continuent, Inc., the leading provider of commercial open source middleware solutions for database high-availability and scalability, today announced a key addition to their executive management team. Dan Broussard joins Continuent as Vice President of Sales, Americas responsible for expanding its customer base and building long-term relationships with clients. Mr. Broussard brings his more than 30 years of international business experience providing enterprise solutions to Fortune 500 companies in the Americas.
"Bringing Dan on board demonstrates our commitment to assembling the best management team to meet the demands of our customers and prospects," said Eero Teerikorpi, CEO of Continuent. "Dan's experience in sales force and channel partnership development will greatly assist the company to grow. His industry insight and experience leading sales initiatives will empower our growing staff."
"Continuent has proven its value as a leader in open source database high availability market," said Dan Broussard. "I'm excited about joining a team of people with a shared commitment and passion for excellence, and whose goal is providing only the best solutions and service."
Mr. Broussard has over 30 years of customer sales experience in the high tech industry. He has a successful background in enterprise applications delivery, networking, high performance storage, and real-time operating systems. He has held the position of VP Sales at companies with revenue ranges of $5M to $200M.
Continuent provides continuous data availability. Continuent develops and markets commercial Continuent uni/cluster products and services based on Sequoia, a database-neutral, open source database-clustering project (http://www.continuent.org). Continuent's commercial open source solutions are currently available for EnterpriseDB™, MySQL® and PostgreSQL. Continuent's Sequoia open source solutions are available for Microsoft® SQL Server, Oracle®, IBM® DB2®, and Sybase®. Continuent is headquartered in San Jose, CA, with research labs in Finland and France.
For more information, please visit http://www.continuent.com.
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