Minicom appoints regional sales manager for UK & Ireland

February 20, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Zurich, Switzerland - Minicom Advanced Systems, a leading innovator and manufacturer of KVM switches and remote access technologies for IT infrastructure management, announced today that it has appointed Paul Smith as the regional sales manager of the UK and Ireland.

Paul has 15 years experience selling and marketing hardware and software to the IT market. Paul has degrees in Marine Law & Navigation and has undergone extensive training in sales, marketing, and public relations.
Among his previous positions, Paul also worked as the Marketing Manager for Panasonic UK, the European & International Sales Manager of a UK Driver Manufacturer, and Sales Manager of Northern Europe for Sterling Commerce.

“Paul brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of both the territory and KVM market to Minicom. We are delighted to have Paul on our team to help us grow our channel partnerships in the UK and Ireland”, states Ronni Guggenheim, President of Minicom Europe.

Paul will be representing Minicom and meeting channel partners at next month’s CeBit in Hannover, Germany. Minicom will be showcasing its leadership in the server management market with a line of multi-user KVM over CAT5, KVM/IP, and combined KVM/Serial IT infrastructure management solutions. Partners and press are invited to come meet Paul at Hall 15, Booth B14/1, March 6-15.

About Minicom Advanced Systems
Minicom Advanced Systems is a leading manufacturer of KVM over CAT5 and KVM/IP switches and systems for the server management market. Known for its innovative technology, Minicom introduced the concept of centralized management of IP access to servers and network devices. Minicom pioneered the use of CAT5 cable for KVM – now the industry standard. Minicom was the first company to replace the traditional On Screen Display (OSD) with multi-function, hardware embedded GUI. Minicom also manufactures a full range of CAT5 based extension solutions and Audio, Video, and Serial distribution systems for the digital signage market.

For more information about Minicom, please contact:
Mika Yehezkeli, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +972-2-5359-635
Fax: +972-2-5359-693
Daniela Santos, Marketing Coordinator
Tel: +41 44 823 8006
Fax: +41 1 823 8005