GSW Announces the Retirement of Doug Hitchcock

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Georgia SoftWorks, developer of the GSW Telnet Server for Windows, announces the retirement of Doug Hitchcock.

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Our business relationships have been a real pleasure for me. I appreciate the trust that everyone has put in me and Georgia SoftWorks the past 20 years.

Since 2001, Doug Hitchcock has been Head of Sales and Technical Support at Georgia SoftWorks. He retired from GSW on May 31, 2016. He has led technical support and sales for the GSW Telnet Server for Windows, SSH Server for Windows, and other GSW products for almost 20 years.

“The time is right for me to pursue other interests before I get too old to enjoy them,” Hitchcock said in his retirement note to their customers. “Our business relationships have been a real pleasure for me. I appreciate the trust that everyone has put in me and Georgia SoftWorks the past 20 years.”

Doug Hitchock and his wife Barbara are retiring into the North Georgia Mountains, where they enjoy spending time outside, doing activities with their church and enjoying their family. , He retired from working in the insurance industry and has been with Georgia SoftWorks ever since.

"Having been with Georgia SoftWorks for so long and having been involved in all aspects from sales to technical support, Doug is truly a ‘Master of all trades’,” said Diane Sexton of Georgia SoftWorks. “Whenever I would get an unusual issue, I would always go to him and ask ‘What would Doug do?’. His wealth of knowledge and experience will be greatly missed."

Matt Kittrell will be the new contact for Georgia SoftWorks sales, while Johnny Douglas will be the new contact for Tech Support. Georgia SoftWorks is a software development company located in Dawsonville, GA (USA) and has received global recognition for its development of the industrial grade GSW Telnet Server for Windows and SSH Server for Windows. The GSW software is used in thousands of data collection environments around the world and has end users and resellers on every continent except Antarctica. GSW software is used in almost every industry, including automobile factories, airlines, soft drink manufactures, pharmaceutical companies and more.

About Georgia SoftWorks:
Established in 1991, Georgia SoftWorks is a privately held software development company recognized for creating high performance data communications, system and telecommunications applications. Georgia SoftWorks has obtained a worldwide presence with its industrial SSH/Telnet Server for Microsoft Windows. GSW's long-term commitment to SSH/Telnet has led to the pioneering of major features such as Session Shadowing, Session Monitoring, Graceful Termination, Automatic Logon, Logon Scripting and more recently Team Services technology which allows mobile device users to transfer, swap, share and recover mobile device sessions. GSW has also provided the very first SSH Server to provide Digital Certificate Authentication with an Internet Information Server (IIS) like certificate-to-user account mapping. This includes ‘One-to-one’ and ‘Many-to-one’ mapping methods and also supports certificate trust lists (CTL).

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