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Michael Norwood Joins Solix Technologies as Vice President of Global Channel Sales and Partner Programs
Santa Clara, CA (July 20, 2011) – Solix Technologies today announced that Michael Norwood has joined Solix as vice president of global channel sales Norwood will be responsible for driving revenue organically through the Solix partner ecosystem. He brings 20 years of leadership experience in channel sales, alliances, and business development from leading technology companies.
"We're thrilled to welcome Mike to our growing team. He brings his unique expertise in building future business relationships and developing earnings opportunities." said Sai Gundavelli, Founder and CEO of Solix Technologies.
Norwood joins Solix from Tumbleweed Communications where he was vice president of global channel sales leading and developing the overall strategy, direction, and vision for the alliances and channels organization. Previously, Norwood was vice president overseeing business development at Savvion and Worksoft, leading the efforts with global resellers, channels, and developing partner strategy with system integrators and solution partners. He also spent many years at Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP), where he managed ERP and CRM sales for strategic partners including Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, and Siebel.
"Solix has been successful in working with its partners to offer complete data management solutions for key vertical markets, from financial services to public sector to manufacturing," said Michael Norwood. "There is tremendous opportunity for Solix and its partners to build on their success in these markets and to expand into new high-growth areas. I am pleased to be joining a company that has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to serving its customer and partner communities."
Norwood earned an MBA degree from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and is a graduate from the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.
About Solix Technologies
Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management solutions, helps businesses to improve application performance, reduce storage costs, meet compliance and data privacy requirements by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals, Data Governance strategies, and efficiently transition to Cloud infrastructure. Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) software enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix ExAPPS Appliance is an integrated set of Server, storage and software components for Application Retirement all bundled into a single device. In partnership with leading application and storage vendors, Solix provides integrated ILM, cloud enabling and Data Governance solutions for today's heterogeneous environments. Solix has an extensive global client base, including Fortune 500 companies, and is widely considered the standard for enterprise data management. Solix Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has an established worldwide channel program of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators.