SOURCE: Blazent

February 29, 2008 11:47 ET

James Rogers Joins Blazent Software Management Team

Appointment Signals Blazent's Move Into a New Era of IT Financial Management Solutions

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - February 29, 2008) - Blazent Software, Inc., the leading global software company focused on IT Financial Management solutions, today announced the appointment of James Rogers as vice president of products and strategy. Rogers will report to Blazent president and CEO Gary Oliver and will be responsible for product strategy and delivery for the company as well as marketing and business development functions.

"I've had the pleasure of knowing and working with James over the last 10 years and he has distinguished himself as a proven leader in driving thought leadership, product delivery, and overall execution to the marketplace," said Oliver. "In addition to James' expertise in all areas of IT Management, his experience in building partner ecosystems and enterprise software delivery models will be essential in taking Blazent to the next level. In today's successful companies, there is really no separation between the business and IT. Blazent continues to build on its successful track record of enabling IT organizations and IT outsourcers to execute in a timely, effective, and efficient manner. Blazent is now used to manage the effectiveness and efficiency of IT in over 200 of the world's top companies. I'm pleased to have James on board at this high growth stage of the company and I know that he will drive significant additional business value into Blazent solutions."

"Blazent sees a tremendous market opportunity ahead in providing hosted multitenancy solutions for IT Operations to achieve visibility to their operational organization assets and reconcile them to their financial systems," said Rogers. "Blazent has a game-changing technology in this space that will empower IT Operations staff to understand what they have, what they're paying for, what they should be paying for, and what should be eliminated. This will dramatically reduce costs associated with IT Operations while improving efficiency and IT Excellence as a whole."

Rogers brings more than 20 years of executive management and marketing experience in the enterprise software industry to the Blazent team. Most recently, Rogers served as Chief Marketing Officer for Troux Technologies. Prior to that, Rogers served as vice president of global product marketing and product management at Serena Software. Rogers has also held similar positions at Merant Software, Peregrine Software and Remedy Software.

About Blazent

Blazent is the leading provider of IT Financial Management Solutions. Blazent develops software solutions that enable IT professionals to understand and improve asset procurement, service level, billing accuracy, and other related requirements around the life cycle and management of assets within an enterprise. Blazent's proven discrepancy analytics drive financial, operational and strategic goals for a broad scope of IT assets including personal computers, servers, disk arrays, networking equipment, and other appliances as well as software licenses. For more information go to www.blazent.com.

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