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Appzero Names Giovanni Boschi CTO

Former Chief Architect for BMC’s BladeLogic.....

Server application virtualization and cloud on-boarding pioneer appzero welcomes Giovanni Boschi to its executive leadership team as CTO. As Chief Technology Officer, Giovanni Boschi is responsible for appzero's product direction as well as for working with customers and partners to implement effective solutions.

Commenting on his new position, Giovanni said, "appzero stands at the intersection of cloud adoption and enablement with a solution that automates cloud on boarding and migration of enterprise applications. For the first time, cloud providers and enterprise IT now have a ready path to dramatically increase the volume, speed, and cost-effectiveness of deploying complex enterprise applications to the cloud. I look forward to helping the market make the transition from talking about the advantages of hybrid cloud, to enjoying them."

appzero CEO, Greg O'Connor noted, "appzero changes the economics of cloud for deployment of complex enterprise applications. Giovanni brings the field level experience our customers value as they reinvigorate their business models around cloud."

Giovanni Boschi is a veteran in the software industry with years of experience developing innovative products for application development and deployment. He comes to appzero from BMC Software, where he served as Chief Architect for BladeLogic and the Data Center Automation product suite, responsible for driving the technical vision of those products into middleware automation, cloud lifecycle and virtualization management.

Earlier, Giovanni was the lead architect of all Sonic products from product inception thru acquisition. He has actively served on boards and expert groups of standards organizations including W3C, OSGi Alliance, OASIS, and OMG. Giovanni studied Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin and Boston University.

About appzero
appzero is the fastest and most flexible way to move server applications to and across any clouds or datacenter servers, without re-engineering, re-installation, or lock-in. Encapsulating Windows and Linux applications in VM/OS-free packages, appzero's patented software makes complex server applications moveable with the ease of an enterprise app store. First to market virtualizing server applications, the company also offers a Windows desktop version. For more information, visit www.appzero.com and follow and follow us on twitter @appzero-inc

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Greg O'Connor is President & CEO of AppZero. Pioneering the Virtual Application Appliance approach to simplifying application-lifecycle management, he is responsible for translating Appzero's vision into strategic business objectives and financial results.

O'Connor has over 25 years of management and technical experience in the computer industry. He was founder and president of Sonic Software, acquired in 2005 by Progress Software (PRGS). There he grew the company from concept to over $40 million in revenue.

At Sonic, he evangelized and created the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) product category, which is generally accepted today as the foundation for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Follow him on Twitter @gregoryjoconnor.

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