October 20, 2009 09:15 ET

SevOne Names William J. Conners Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development

Network Performance Management Innovator Expands Executive Management Team With Respected 25-Year Veteran

NEWARK, DE--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) -  SevOne, the leading provider of innovative network performance management solution for optimizing application delivery, today announced that it has appointed William J. Conners, Jr. as its Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development. His arrival underscores the explosive adoption rate of affordable and scalable network performance management solutions and illustrates SevOne's commitment to the expansion of its solution into global markets.

In his new role, Mr. Conners will be responsible for SevOne's global sales and business development strategy and operations. "I am honored to become a member of the SevOne team. In addition to their cutting-edge network performance management technology, they have established a solid leadership team that excels in developing sound and valuable business strategies for their customers and shareholders," stated Mr. Conners. "I look forward to expanding upon and developing new go-to-market programs that will enable us to secure new customers and technology partners around the world."

Mr. Conners has over 25 years of sales and business development experience. Prior to joining SevOne, Mr. Conners was SVP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Gypsii, a geo-social networking company, where his global team earned the business of Samsung, LG, Nokia, Navteq, Sony Ericsson, China Unicom, China Mobile, and many others. Prior to Gypsii, he held the title of senior vice president of business development at Business Signatures where he was responsible for strategic business relationships, including a partnership with Entrust, who acquired Business Signatures in 2006. Mr. Conners also served as senior vice president of business development at SMARTS, a provider of automated end-to-end IT services management and was instrumental in helping them to be acquired by EMC in 2004. While at SMARTS, Mr. Conners managed key relationships with global organizations including EMC, Cisco and Unisys. Prior to SMARTS, Mr. Conners co-founded QStar, served as COO of eCal Corporation and held executive sales management positions with Netscape Communications, Sony Corporation, AHAA, and InSoft. 

"We are delighted to have Bill Conners join us at SevOne," said Mike Phelan, the company's CEO. "His extensive knowledge of the network and application performance management industry in conjunction with his track record for managing global relationships with leading fortune 500 organizations makes him an invaluable addition to our executive team."

To watch a video demonstration of SevOne's innovative network performance management solution, please visit SevOne Demo ( 

About SevOne

SevOne, Inc. provides an innovative network performance management solution for optimal application delivery across the world's most complex networks. SevOne's Performance Appliance Solution (PASTM) is an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-use network appliance, which requires minimal maintenance, training and administration even though it is highly scalable to manage thousands of devices. It consolidates granular performance data into single customizable dashboard from various sources including NetFlow, SNMP, VoIP, IP SLA, NBAR, and WMI. PAS enables IT staff to lower their total cost of ownership, assure service levels and increase productivity. For more information, visit or call (302) 368-5650.

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