April 19, 2010 08:00 ET Hires IT Operations Veteran to Help Manage Rapid Customer Growth

Adam Furman to Lead Data Center Infrastructure and IT Operations

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  Knowledge10 -, creator of the modern enterprise IT service management application, today announced the appointment of Adam Furman to the newly created position of senior director of global operations. Furman immediately assumes responsibility for data center strategy, architecture, and operational process and roadmap to support the continuing growth of

Furman joins after spending more than 15 years building global, cross-functional IT teams and implementing world-class technology infrastructures for high-volume Web properties and Internet and information security vendors including, Infospace and Websense.

"'s unique approach to enterprise IT management has created one of the few hyper-growth technology companies in the world today. I jumped at this great opportunity and look forward to establishing a world-class operations team capable of delivering the highest quality of service to customers," said Furman.

Fred Luddy, CEO, said, "The biggest challenge facing today is managing our incredible growth while keeping our foot firmly pressed on the accelerator. The addition of Adam to our team allows us to further modernize our operations while continuing to provide the best enterprise IT service management application experience in the industry. Adam inherits a respected, energetic and capable team. With our core IT operations team, additional new hires, and Adam's leadership, we are well-positioned to deliver continued operational excellence."

Furman graduated from the University of California, San Diego with an M.B.A. from the Rady School of Management after earning his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and cell biology.

Knowledge10, the fourth annual user conference, is back in San Diego, April 19-21, 2010, and hosts more than 550 attendees to double last year's attendance. The conference has been sold out for three weeks. The Knowledge user conference has become a substantial community of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of IT service management using modern technology and common-sense IT process.

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About enterprise IT service management combines ITIL v3 process support, modern SaaS delivery, and modern Web functionality to provide a flexible, intuitive and self-managing application. was founded by Fred Luddy, former CTO of Peregrine Systems and Remedy. For more information, please visit or

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