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Raritan Demonstrates Strong Growth in ANZ with Sydney Office Opening and New Staff Appointments

  • 23 March, 2007 08:51

<p>Raritan, a leading provider of solutions to simplify IT operations, today announced a boost to its Australian and New Zealand operations with the opening of a new office in North Sydney and several new staff appointments.</p>
<p>Gary Hull has been appointed as Director of Sales for Management Solutions – Asia Pacific. Hull was previously Sales Director of Raritan’s Australia and New Zealand business. With the new role, Hull is focussed on building Raritan’s Management Solutions business throughout the Asia Pacific region.</p>
<p><b>The new Australian team includes</b></p>
<p>· Nelson Padilla, ANZ Sales Manager and Sean Ollerton, Sales Engineer to build Raritan’s Access Solutions business</p>
<p>· David Lloyd, ANZ Sales Manager and Clinton Marshall, Sales Engineer to focus on Raritan’s Management Solutions</p>
<p>· Daniel Boerma, Marketing Manager, who will develop and implement marketing and communications campaigns to strengthen Raritan’s market presence in ANZ</p>
<p>“With double-digit growth in ANZ last year and increasing growth in demand, we see great opportunities for Raritan’s extensive range of KVM &amp; ITSM Management solutions,” said Hull. “Along with established St Kilda Road Melbourne office, our new North Sydney office should be seen as a positive message to our ANZ business partners and customers that Raritan is on the move. With two dedicated sales teams focusing on specific lines of business – Raritan’s Access Solutions and Management Solutions, we expect to offer significant improvements in terms of service delivery to business partners and customers throughout the region. Raritan is expanding quickly in Asia Pacific and we’re expecting further double-digit growth this year.”</p>
<p>Since Raritan set up its first Australian office in Melbourne in 2000, Raritan has experienced strong growth in Australia and New Zealand. Raritan’s revenue has significant double-digit growth during the last two years of operation. And Raritan’s local customer base has increased by 110%. Now more than 500 local customers benefit from Raritan solutions in ANZ, including Department of Defence, Optus, La Trobe University, Ego Pharmaceuticals, Channel 9, Symantec, Pacific Internet, RailCorp NSW, Department of Infrastructure Victoria, Australia Post, &amp; Department of Treasury.</p>
<p><b>About Raritan</b></p>
<p>Raritan, based in Somerset, N.J., is a leading provider of solutions for managing IT infrastructure equipment, such as servers and networking hardware, and the mission-critical applications and services that run on it. Raritan's highly reliable and responsive IT management solutions -- based on KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) switches, serial console servers, remote connectivity products and management software – allows companies to quickly pinpoint problems, as well as access and repair faults from any where, at any time. This simplifies and accelerates data centre work processes – such as incident, problem and change management – improving service uptime and staff productivity. Raritan's solutions are used to manage more than 50,000 data centres and other IT sites around the world. Raritan also has an OEM division that develops, manufactures and markets advanced, hardware-based, remote-management products based on digital KVM-over-IP and IPMI technology. Founded in 1985, Raritan is celebrating 20 years of technical innovation and profitable growth. Raritan has 38 offices worldwide, and its products are distributed in 76 countries.</p>
<p><b>Media Contact</b></p>
<p>Jessie Jin</p>
<p>Kinetics PR</p>
<p>T: (02) 9212-3848</p>
<p>Gary Hull</p>
<p>Regional Sales Director, Management Solutions</p>
<p>Raritan APAC</p>
<p>T: (03) 9866 6887</p>

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