Feeds

Borland names new sales chief

Repeat performance

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Borland Software has placed its vice president for the Americas and Asia Pacific region in charge of sales as incumbent Matthew Thompson quits for Adobe Systems.

Borland today said David Packer is taking over as senior vice president of worldwide field operations, with responsibility for the company's entire sales efforts. Packer takes over from senior vice president of worldwide field operations Thompson.

Packer joined Borland in 2005 fresh from enterprise resource planning (ERP) specialist PeopleSoft, where he was a vice president and managing director.

Packer takes the reigns as Borland tries to elevate its sales pitch from application development tools to application lifecycle management (ALM). The new pitch has a longer sales cycle and sees Borland compete against IBM and Hewlett-Packard Co.

Borland said Pecker was "largely responsible" for re-engineering its US region, which is now the driving forced behind the company's ALM growth, and looked forward to the executive achieving "similar" results on a World wide scale.®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?
Sysadmins, you're either fighting fires or seen as incompetents now
China hopes home-grown OS will oust Microsoft
Doesn't much like Apple or Google, either
Sin COS to tan Windows? Chinese operating system to debut in autumn – report
Development alliance working on desktop, mobe software
Linux turns 23 and Linus Torvalds celebrates as only he can
No, not with swearing, but by controlling the release cycle
Eat up Martha! Microsoft slings handwriting recog into OneNote on Android
Freehand input on non-Windows kit for the first time
Linux kernel devs made to finger their dongles before contributing code
Two-factor auth enabled for Kernel.org repositories
This is how I set about making a fortune with my own startup
Would you leave your well-paid job to chase your dream?
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?