SOURCE: PremiTech

April 20, 2006 12:21 ET

PremiTech Appoints Greg Keane as Executive Vice President, Americas

Seasoned Software Industry Executive Joins End-User Performance Management Software Provider

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 2006 -- PremiTech, the leading provider of end-user performance management and capacity optimization software, today announced that seasoned IT software veteran Greg Keane has joined the company as executive vice president for the Americas. In this role, Greg Keane will lead the company's U.S.-based sales and pre- and post-sales support operations.

Greg Keane brings more than 20 years of successful sales and sales management experience in the enterprise software industry to PremiTech. Prior to joining PremiTech, Greg Keane was responsible for sales at DecisionPoint Software overseeing double-digit revenue growth while doubling the number of new customers. These growth rates led to DecisionPoint Software being acquired by NCR/Teradata in November 2005. Before DecisionPoint, he was the area vice president of Informatica Corporation, managing one-third of the U.S. territory and half of Canada. During his five year tenure at Informatica, Greg Keane helped grow its Central Area installed base from 41 to more than 600 companies. Prior to Informatica, he held various sales and sales management positions for technology companies such as Informix Software, Poet Software, Computer Associates, Cullinet and GE Software International. Greg Keane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from West Virginia University.

"We are very pleased to be able to attract experienced leaders like Greg as an essential step in our ambitious growth plans," said Jan Ishøj Nielsen, CEO of PremiTech A/S. "We have garnered industry acceptance and significant brand-name customers in the leading markets worldwide. These companies use our software to enhance IT performance and help-desk services with our unique end-user based performance management solution. With Greg leading the Americas sales efforts, we are well positioned to take advantage of our current position as we invest to accelerate our growth."

Unlike traditional server-centric measurement solutions, Performance Guard uses the individual user's experience as the measurement point. This end-point approach delivers an accurate and holistic performance metric, which architectural barriers of traditional alternatives simply prohibit. Performance Guard™ enables IT departments and help-desk staff to gain an exact, real-time measurement of end-user application performance to optimize the IT infrastructure. It is the only tool to provide this unique, essential view of a company's IT system, and is therefore the best way to maximize business productivity and IT investments.

About PremiTech

PremiTech is the market leader in end-user based systems performance management. PremiTech's Performance Guard™ solution is the only solution of its kind to deliver real-time data on IT system performance based on the critical end-users' perspective. This actual performance information allows an organization's help-desk and IT departments to provide proactive service before problems occur, and to quickly determine the root cause of a problem when it does occur. In addition to these immediate benefits, Performance Guard delivers the information foundation for real-time capacity planning across servers, networks and end-user devices. Premitech's Performance Guard is installed at more than 2,000 locations in more than 100 countries, including customers such as HSBC, GE, CIBC, eTrade, Costco, TDC, NESA, and is recognized for its leadership by strategic partners like Citrix, IBM, Gotham, DynTek and others. Performance Guard was rated "Excellent" in a 2005 product review by InfoWorld. To learn more, visit

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