CAMBRIDGE, UK – 9 February 2011 – Zeus Technology, the only pure software-based application traffic management (Application Delivery Controller) company, announces today the appointment of Jim Darragh as its new CEO.
In his new role, Darragh will be responsible for continuing to develop Zeus’ market leading position within the Virtualization and Cloud markets as the only pure software-based load balancing and application traffic management vendor. Darragh assumes responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business and for the delivery of outstanding results against the company strategy.
Darragh’s experience spans 17 years in the technology industry, bringing a wealth of expertise to the position gained from a number of senior roles within international software companies; including BMC Software, SAP, Computer Associates, Network Associates and Fenestrae.
Michelle Fitzpatrick, chairman at Zeus Technology, comments, “Jim’s experience complements Zeus’ business perfectly and will be instrumental in building on the momentum that's been established to date. Jim brings to the table a wealth of knowledge that will be invaluable in executing our growth strategy and the board of directors is confident he will serve the business well in this new role.”
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About Zeus Technology
Zeus software enables our customers to create, manage and deliver exceptional online services in Physical, Virtual and Cloud environments. Implementing a Zeus solution allows organizations to visualize and manipulate the flow of traffic to their web-enabled applications, thus ensuring a consistently robust web infrastructure. Coupled with the ability to deploy new online services very quickly, Zeus helps provide the competitive advantage businesses need, by making their online services faster, more reliable, more secure and easier to manage. Zeus software can be deployed on industry standard hardware, virtual machines and any Cloud platform, making it the right strategic choice for today and tomorrow. Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as Amazon Web Services, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Logicworks, Oracle, Rackspace, Sun, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over one million website infrastructures across the world including, the BBC, BT, Comic Relief, Domino’s Pizza, Gilt Groupe, ITV, Play.com, See Tickets, STA Travel and Virgin Media. Zeus is in a unique position to assist any business looking to enhance their mission-critical Internet service infrastructure. For more information, visit www.zeus.com.