Joseph Alsop, Technology Executive and Entrepreneur, Joins AppZero’s Board of Directors

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Joseph Alsop, co-founder and former CEO of Progress Software Corporation, was elected to AppZero's BOD

AppZero has wisely targeted the considerable challenge of application portability, not only in the datacenter, but in and around the growing cloud options.

Server application virtualization pioneer, AppZero®, today announced that Joseph Alsop, co-founder and former CEO of Progress Software Corporation, was elected to AppZero's board of directors.

"Joseph Alsop is a technical visionary and an accomplished business leader, with a track record that maps well to both the current and growth needs of AppZero," said Greg O'Connor, AppZero's CEO. "The fact that we’ve established a strong working relationship over the years means that Joe will be able to make immediate contributions to AppZero’s market gains. I am very pleased to resume our partnership on this winning trajectory."

"AppZero has wisely targeted the considerable challenge of application portability, not only in the datacenter, but in and around the growing cloud options," said Alsop, "The fact that they are in early with application virtualization innovation positions AppZero for market leadership. I’m looking forward to working with Greg and his new board to maximize this opportunity."

Joseph Alsop has more than 30 years of experience in technology. As CEO and co-founder of Progress Software Corporation, a supplier of e-business application development, deployment, integration and management products, he led Progress Software Corporation to a position as a recognized global software industry leader with over $500 million in annual revenue. He graduated from MIT in 1967 with a BSEE degree and is currently investing in and working with companies in Massachusetts, applying information technology in various areas.

About AppZero
AppZero software virtualizes Windows and UNIX server applications for rapid provisioning of services across a network, on any server, in the datacenter or in the cloud. AppZero pioneered the Virtual Application Appliance (VAA), which encapsulates an application with all of its dependencies - but without any operating system (OS) component. The result is server applications that are 100% portable leaving zero footprint with fast, near native performance. For enterprises and ISVs interested in the potential of pay-as-you-go-computing, AppZero provides a smooth on-ramp to the cloud, with low cost management and no cloud lock-in. AppZero makes it technically easy and economical to exploit cloud computing.

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