SOURCE: Omnitrol Networks

September 09, 2008 09:00 ET

Omnitrol Networks Hires Clayton Reed to Scale Their Market Leading WIP Visibility and EPC Global Track and Trace Solutions

Sales Vice-President Tasked to Gain #1 Position, Says CEO

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - September 9, 2008) - Omnitrol Networks has hired Clayton Reed to lead sales operations for its advanced RF sensor-based work-in-process (WIP) visibility applications.

Effective immediately, Mr. Reed has joined Omnitrol Networks as Vice President of Sales, "And we are very excited in him joining our executive team," says Omnitrol Networks CEO Raj Saksena. "We have been very fortunate in assembling a stellar sales team and have had an amazing past couple of years. With Clayton's leadership we intend to establish our market leadership in real-time operational visibility solutions."

"I am extremely impressed with Omnitrol's products and solutions, business strategy and phenomenal entrepreneurial team," says Reed, pointing to recent successes among Omnitrol Networks customers, who are using Omnitrol's solutions to increase efficiency and performance to their overall business operations. "As more companies are focusing on the benefits of real-time enterprise, Omnitrol Networks has the potential to become the de facto leader in the space. I am looking forward to driving Omnitrol's sales in achieving that goal."

As Raj Saksena quickly points out, "Clayton has doubled and tripled sales revenue and successfully created multi-billion dollar business units at Cisco, IBM and Data General. He brings tremendous sales strategy and expansion acumen to lead our domination in the RFID and contact-less sensor-based real-time operational visibility solutions."

At Cisco Systems, Reed led the southwest sales area (VP) and was responsible for a $750M sales operation. After successfully more than doubling the region's revenue in two years, he became Vice President of Customer Advocacy Service Sales, which he transformed into a multi-billion dollar business.

Prior to Cisco, Reed has held executive positions at IBM where he grew his business unit to over $1 billion in sales. At Data General, he grew sales revenue by 45% CAGR in the North American operations. As VP of Sales at Imagitex, a leading digital image processing company, Reed grew sales by 350% in 18 months. And at video conferencing provider VTEL, he built and led a sales and services organization that grew revenue from $18M to $120M in just four years.

Omnitrol Networks offers an advanced sensor-based business application solution for asset performance management and real-time plant-floor operational visibility. The OMNITROL solution is the industry first application network solution that removes the complexity of middleware and back-end ERP reengineering enabling rapid deployment at the lowest TCO in the market. The OMNITROL integrates wireless RF devices automating real-time operational management with cross-functional dashboards and reports for both corporate and plant-floor management. "The OMNITROL integrates the power of a complete business application server with RF and wireless sensor-network connectivity," says Reed, "delivering a whole new generation of business intelligence in the network."

About Omnitrol Networks Inc.

Omnitrol Networks Inc. is a leading provider of complete EPC-based business application solutions for the emerging wireless, RFID and sensor automation market. The company's award-winning OMNITROL appliance and Edge Application and Services Engine (EASE™) software have pioneered the market for "Always On" real-time operational visibility, traceability and automation solutions. The OMNITROL's unique edge-centric solution architecture enables the industry's most flexible and reliable means to deploy scalable Auto-ID application intelligent networks at the lowest total cost of ownership in the market. Omnitrol Networks Inc. is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA. Additional information about Omnitrol Networks' products and services are available at www.omnitrol.com.

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