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Mike Norwood Joins Appnomic Systems, Inc. as Vice President of Business Development and Channel Management

Palo Alto, CA (January 12, 2012) – Appnomic Systems, Inc., a global provider of Software and Software as a Service (Saas) solutions for predictive, application-centric, and automated management of IT infrastructure, headquartered in Bangalore, India, today named Mike Norwood as vice president of business development and channel management. Norwood will be responsible for developing overall strategy, direction and vision for Appnomic’s channel and partner organization. This will include managing all aspects of partner alliances for driving growth and revenue for the company. He brings 20 years of leadership experience in alliances, business development, and channel sales from leading technology companies.

“We’re excited to welcome Mike to our executive team as we build out the U.S. market. He’s an industry veteran who’s adept at building long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial. We’re poised to grow and enhance our partner ecosystem in 2012 and beyond. Mike will be a key leader in achieving our long-term outlook.“ said Ray Solnik, president of Appnomic Systems, Inc.

Norwood’s prior experience includes Tumbleweed Communications where he was vice president of global channel sales leading and developing the overall strategy, direction, and vision for the alliances and channels organization. Previously, Norwood was vice president overseeing business development at Savvion and Worksoft, leading the efforts worldwide with resellers, channels, and developing partner eco system with system integrators and solution partners. He also spent six years at Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP), where he managed ERP and CRM sales for strategic partners including Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, and Siebel.

“Appnomic provides a new and disruptive approach to monitoring and managing performance of application infrastructure whether in-premise, hybrid or in cloud that is changing how IT Operations think about APM. We have an opportunity to change the dynamics of delivering breakthrough service delivery enhancements to IT operations professionals. This can significantly improve their operations while mitigating their risk, said Norwood.” “I’m excited to be joining a company that has positioned itself as a leader and one that has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to serving its customers and partners. Our technology will enable our partners to grow impressive APM and Cloud application management practices.”
Norwood earned an MBA degree from Golden Gate University and graduated from the University of Southern California.

About Appnomic Systems, Inc.
Appnomic Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Appnomic Systems Pvt Ltd, a global provider of advanced Application Performance Management (APM) and IT Data Center Operations Automation software solutions. Appnomic delivers game changing improvements to enterprise IT and Cloud company application end user experience using innovative, patent pending Application Behavior Learning (ABL) technologies. The company’s solutions are offered as enterprise licensed software, Software as a Service (SaaS), and through cost effective managed services. Worldwide headquarters are in Bangalore, India and U.S. headquarters are in Palo Alto, California. The company is backed by venture capital firm, Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more visit www.appnomic.com.

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