Two new additions to the product management team help spearhead growth initiatives
Lexington, Mass. – April 15, 2010 –Ipswitch, Inc., the developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions, today announced it has hired two product directors to accelerate innovation and and spearhead strategic and tactical initiatives that will enable the company to meet evolving market demands. New to the company are Brian Gollaher as director of product management and Marina Gil-Santamaria as director of product marketing.
Gollaher will be responsible for managing the award winning WhatsUp Gold IT Management Platform and WhatsUp Event Log Management product lines and he will be working to move these solutions into the most competitive position possible in the market. Gollaher brings more than 25 years of experience in network management, computer networking, and telecommunications to the company and has held roles in marketing, product management, business development and product development.
Gil-Santamaria, who is Pragmatic Marketing® certified, brings to Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division 13 years of experience in managing network management and enterprise application software. In her new position, Gil-Santamaria will drive messaging and competitive positioning strategies and will employ her extensive experience in product marketing best practices as she helps build the next generation of WhatsUp Gold solutions to solve the complex problems the company’s users are facing today, and in the future. Gil-Santamaria will also serve as a sales resource for Ipswitch, Inc.’s direct sales force and channel partners.
“In bringing these two key new hires onboard, the Network Management Division is taking an important step toward elevating the position of WhatsUp Gold in the market,” said Kevin Gillis, vice president of product management and product strategy, Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division. “We are focusing on evolving and enhancing the messaging about our solutions to better understand both our customers and our competition. We deliver the WhatsUp Gold product suite to make our customers’ lives easier and bringing on seasoned professionals like Brian and Marina will help us to achieve that goal,” Gillis said.
About The Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc.
The Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. is the developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT Management software. WhatsUp Gold delivers comprehensive network, system, application and event log monitoring and management solutions for small and medium businesses and enterprises. Built on a modular, yet integrated architecture - the affordable and easy-to-use solutions scale with the size and complexity of any physical or virtual IT infrastructure. From a single console, WhatsUp Gold supports standard IT management tasks including automated discovery, mapping, real-time monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting and reporting. Over 100,000 networks worldwide use WhatsUp Gold solutions to assure the availability, health and security of their critical business infrastructure today.
Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division recently added to its product line complete, easy-to-use solutions for Windows Security Event Management (SEM) and Log Management for small businesses and enterprise-level organizations suite with the acquisition of Dorian Software Creations, Inc. WhatsUp Gold was named Network Management Product of 2010 by Network Computing Magazine and earned the Network Products Guide 2010 Product Innovation Award in Network Management. To learn more about WhatsUp Gold – the best value in IT Management software, download a free trial or to make a purchase, please visit: https://www.ipswitch.com/forms/free-trials/whatsup-gold