SOURCE: Apcera


January 14, 2016 11:00 ET

Apcera Adds Experienced Sales Executive, Jay Stephenson, to Drive Growth and Accelerate Adoption of Company's Trusted Cloud Platform

Former VMware, HP and CA Technologies Executive to Lead Global Sales for Fast Growth Company

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2016) - Apcera, provider of the trusted cloud platform for global 2000 companies, today announced that Jay Stephenson has joined as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Stephenson's successful career spans more than two decades and has focused on delivering disruptive enterprise software, cloud automation and infrastructure management solutions to large enterprises. His extensive industry knowledge of multi-cloud environments and deep enterprise infrastructure sales expertise will further reinforce Apcera's business value to global organizations and build on the company's growing success.

"Driving rapid innovation is a priority for enterprises, but being able to do this with trust and security is critical," said Derek Collison Founder and CEO of Apcera. "Apcera's trust-first platform delivers on this; and with Jay's technical acumen and years of enterprise infrastructure sales experience, Apcera will be well positioned to meet our increasing global customer demand."

Apcera delivers a trusted cloud platform that lets enterprise IT securely deploy, orchestrate and govern diverse workloads across multiple cloud providers as well as on-premises infrastructure. With increasing customer momentum over the past six months, Apcera now works with a growing number of forward-thinking global 2000 customers.

Prior to joining Apcera, Stephenson served as Sales Vice President of Cloud Automation and Management for the Americas at VMware, leading the sales organization in one of the company's fastest growing business units. Prior to this, he was Vice President of North American Solution Sales at CA Technologies, where his business unit was one of the top performing groups across the entire company. Stephenson also achieved significant revenue, field sales and strategic account growth within executive leadership roles at leading technology and big data companies, including HP and Experian.

"Cloud has revolutionized the enterprise, and the Apcera platform is squarely positioned to be the defacto trusted platform for this new era of IT," said Stephenson. "Apcera accelerates the speed and flexibility of workload deployment and management, all while giving ITOps the assurance that their infrastructure is safe, secure and properly governed. This is an extremely powerful value proposition for enterprises moving to the cloud."

About Apcera
The Apcera trusted cloud platform is a highly secure, policy-driven multi-cloud platform for cloud-native applications, containers, microservices and legacy applications. Apcera enables developers and DevOps teams to use any modern tool or software they want while giving IT and Operations teams the assurance that their infrastructure is safe and secure. With Apcera, companies can innovate at speed with full confidence and trust.

Global 2000 companies use Apcera to securely develop, deploy, orchestrate and govern diverse workloads across multiple cloud providers, resulting in lower cost, faster time to market, and mitigated risk. Apcera is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit, read the company's blog or follow on Twitter: @apcera.

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