Annapolis, MD - June 24 2009 - Zenoss Inc., the fastest-growing alternative to the "Big 4" for enterprise network and systems monitoring, announced today the addition of Olivier Thierry “OT” to the Zenoss executive management team in the role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Olivier comes to Zenoss with over 30 years of enterprise software experience having held numerous executive positions in leading providers including; NetIQ, Amdahl, Boole and Babbage, KPMG Peat Marwick, Burroughs Business Machines.
"Attracting a seasoned enterprise marketing executive such as Olivier signifies the next logical step in our enterprise penetration," said Zenoss CEO and Co-founder Bill Karpovich. “Our list of successful brand name enterprise customers is proof that we have built a compelling business alternative to HP, IBM, CA and BMC and are attracting the top talent in the industry.”
Prior to joining Zenoss, Mr. Thierry was CEO of FiveRuns a venture-backed open source web operations business intelligence startup for dynamic language-based web businesses. Prior to FiveRuns, Mr. Thierry served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for NetIQ were he had the responsibility for world-wide marketing and the support and delivery of marketing programs to NetIQ’s direct global sales force as well as key alliance and channel partners. Mr. Thierry joined NetIQ through the merger with Mission Critical Software where, as Vice President of Marketing, he was instrumental in taking an early stage company with revenues of $2 million per quarter to a successful publicly traded corporation with annual revenues nearing $300 million and an enterprise customer base in excess of 3,000.
"I was impressed with Zenoss’ ability to bring to market a new systems and network management product and achieve significant enterprise success in such a short period of time. This success has come as a result of building and leveraging an open source development community around a next generation model-driven architecture.” said Mr. Thierry. "The enterprise management market is ripe for an alternative that combines power, agility and significantly greater value for money."
Zenoss is the fastest-growing alternative to the Big 4 for enterprise network and systems monitoring. The company backs Zenoss Enterprise implementations with a 50% or more cost savings guarantee on licensing, maintenance, and deployment compared to traditional products from HP, IBM, CA, and BMC. Hundreds of enterprises rely on Zenoss software to dramatically ease the burden of managing and administering enterprise IT monitoring, providing companies with one product to discover, monitor, alert, and report. To learn more about Zenoss' award-winning enterprise open source network monitoring software, visit www.zenoss.com.