SOURCE: Egenera

Egenera

August 18, 2010 13:35 ET

Egenera Expands Management Team With Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Former RSA, The Security Division of EMC, Executive to Drive Sales and Service's Growth for Egenera's Converged Infrastructure Solutions

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) - Egenera Inc. announced today the appointment of Jim Bandanza as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. A 25-year industry veteran with extensive experience leading, managing, and creating go-to-market strategies for technology companies, Bandanza will be responsible for Worldwide Sales, as well as Egenera's Professional and Customer Service organizations.

"Jim brings a wealth of experience building direct, indirect and OEM Channels as well as managing strategic partnerships with growing companies in expanding markets," said Pete Manca, Egenera's CEO. "Under Jim's leadership, Egenera will further expand its sales channel, enabling more VARS, system integrators, and customers to utilize open converged infrastructure solutions that provide simplicity and cost savings while preserving platform choice."

Prior to Egenera, Bandanza held several executive leadership positions at RSA, The Security Division of EMC. Most recently, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations, where he led Sales and Professional Services organizations worldwide. Before that, Bandanza was RSA's Senior Vice President of Field Operations, and was a critical member of the management team when EMC acquired RSA for $2.1 billion in 2005. Prior to RSA, Jim held senior roles with Stream International, Versys Inc, BBN and LTX Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from Northeastern University.

About Egenera
Converge. Unify. Simplify. That's how Egenera converged infrastructure and unified computing solutions have been transforming data centers and service providers worldwide for over 10 years. The company's production-proven PAN Manager Software leverages powerful I/O virtualization and converged network fabric to deliver quantifiable value such as high availability, disaster recovery, operational agility, and cloud computing infrastructures. Egenera software and services guarantee simple wire-once, always-on, physical / virtual infrastructure automation on standard volume platforms with significant savings every time. Headquartered in Marlborough, Mass., Egenera has offices globally. For more information visit http://www.egenera.com, call +1-508-858-2600 or email info@egenera.com.

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