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Continuent Taps Stevens as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Key Hire To Meeting The Growing Demand For High Availability Database Solutions

San Jose, CA – April 15, 2008 – Continuent, Inc., the leading provider of commercial open source middleware solutions for database high-availability and scalability, today announced a key addition to their executive management team.  Craig Stevens joins Continuent as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, responsible for expanding its customer base and building long-term relationships with clients. Mr. Stevens brings his 25 years of international business experience providing enterprise solutions to Fortune 1000 companies.

"Bringing Craig on board demonstrates our commitment to assembling the best management team to meet the demands of our customers and prospects," said Eero Teerikorpi, CEO of Continuent. "Craig’s track record in sales and business development will greatly assist the company to grow. His industry insight and experience leading sales initiatives will empower our growing staff."

"Continuent has proven its value as a leader in the open source database high availability market," said Craig Stevens. "I'm excited about joining a team of people with a shared commitment and passion for excellence, and whose goal is to provide only the best solutions and service to its customers."

Mr. Stevens joins Continuent from agámi Systems, where he was VP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development and a member of the executive management team.  Prior to agámi Systems, he was VP of Asia Pacific at VERITAS® Software Corp., making it the fastest growing region within VERITAS during his tenure.  Prior to VERITAS, he held senior management and sales positions at OpenVision Technologies (acquired by VERITAS) and Ingres Corporation, and sales and marketing positions at IBM®.

For more information about Continuent products, visit http://www.continuent.com.  For information on Continuent's involvement in the open source community, visit http://www.continuent.org.



About Continuent

Continuent provides continuous data availability. Continuent develops and markets commercial Continuent uni/cluster products and services based on Sequoia, a database-neutral, open source database-clustering project (www.continuent.org). Continuent’s commercial open source solutions are currently available for EnterpriseDB, MySQL® and PostgreSQL. Continuent’s Sequoia open source solutions are available for Microsoft® SQL Server, Oracle®, IBM DB2®, and Sybase.  Continuent is headquartered in San Jose, CA, with research labs in Finland and France.  For more information, please visit www.continuent.com.


 

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