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enStratus Hires Cloud Computing Veteran, James Urquhart, as Vice President of Product Strategy
Minneapolis, MN (December 6, 2011) – enStratus announced today the appointment of James Urquhart as its new Vice President of Product Strategy. In this new role, Urquhart will be responsible for defining the product strategy and overseeing product management to ensure enStratus solutions meet the needs of the enterprise cloud management market.
"We are excited to add James and his deep cloud experience to our leadership team," said David Bagley, CEO of enStratus. "The enterprise cloud adoption and our customer demand is growing dramatically and James will be pivotal in delivering the next generation of our cloud management solution."
Urquhart is a seasoned field technologist with 20 years of experience in distributed systems development and deployment, focusing on service-oriented architectures, cloud computing, and virtualization. Prior to joining enStratus, Mr. Urquhart held leadership roles in cloud computing for Cisco Systems. Urquhart also held leadership positions at Cassatt Corporation, Sun Microsystems and Forte Software.
Named one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing by both the MIT Technology Review and The Next Web, and popular contributing author to GigaOm, Urquhart brings a deep understanding of this disruptive IT model and the business opportunities it affords. Urquhart graduated from Macalester College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics.
"enStratus is leading the shift in how enterprises consume and manage cloud infrastructure services," said James Urquhart, VP of Product Strategy of enStratus. "I have always been impressed with the enStratus solution and team and look forward to helping the company build on their momentum and expand its services.”
For more information, call +1-612-746-3091 or visit www.enstratus.com.
About enStratus Networks
enStratus is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. enStratus has a multi-cloud architecture that provides security, reliability and cloud independence.
We deliver governance for the cloud through a patent-pending security architecture and a powerful management console across all leading public and private clouds including Amazon Web Services, AT&T Synaptic Storage, Bluelock, Cloud.com, CloudSigma, EMC Atmos, Eucalyptus, GoGrid, Google Storage, Nimbula, OpenStack, Rackspace, ServerExpress, Terremark, VMware and Windows Azure.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, enStratus serves hundreds of organizations worldwide including Korea's largest telecom provider KT, SAIC, Silanis, and The Cloud Security Alliance.