SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Apcera, the leader in enterprise container management, today announced the appointment of Eric Leach as vice president of product management. Leach joins Apcera with nearly 20 years of product experience at Salesforce.com, Oracle and Sun Microsystems as well as several startups, and will be responsible for leading product vision, strategy and roadmap for the company.
"We are excited to welcome Eric to our talented and experienced executive team," said Derek Collison, founder and CEO of Apcera. "He brings a proven ability to lead products, teams, and businesses to notable success. We are confident that he will play a critical role in Apcera's continued growth."
Most recently, Leach drove the launch and successful growth of a new security and compliance-focused business at Salesforce.com -- Salesforce Shield. With a long history leading product strategy, creating go-to-market success, and inspiring innovation, Leach has a passion for understanding how technology solves real problems for customers and using that insight to figure out the characteristics required to make good products great.
"The world of cloud is extremely fluid and dynamic, and IT teams are sprinting as fast as they can to understand the landscape and modernize the technology that runs their businesses," said Leach. "In Apcera, I saw a company with a sharp vision for how enterprises can drive agility and customer success as well as a disruptive platform that lets them securely and easily move critical services to the public cloud, all while getting the most out of their legacy investments. I'm thrilled to join Apcera at this exciting stage in the company's growth."
The Apcera Platform is the market leading enterprise-grade container management platform -- driven by security and policy -- that gives IT leaders the confidence and control to drive innovation and go faster, securely. Apcera is unique in that it allows for not just the containerization of cloud-native applications, but legacy Linux-based, x86 applications as well. By embracing a range of enterprise applications, Apcera is the only true enterprise-grade container management platform on the market today.
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Apcera is the market leading enterprise-grade container management platform, driven by security and policy, that gives IT leaders the confidence and control to drive innovation and move faster, securely. Built for cloud-native as well as legacy applications, Apcera lets IT teams containerize, deploy, orchestrate and govern a vast range of workloads across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Fully integrated and completely turnkey, only Apcera offers industry-leading agility and time-to-value without sacrificing security or control.
Apcera enables key enterprise use cases including deploying Docker in production securely and at scale, legacy application modernization and hybrid cloud mobility. Global 2000 companies use Apcera to lower CapEx and OpEx, improve time to market and reduce risk.
Apcera is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.apcera.com, read the company's blog or follow on Twitter: @apcera.