Hyper9 Pulse Check

November 5th, 2010 by jason Leave a reply »

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It has been several months since I’ve written about Austin, TX based Hyper9. I know they’ve been hard at work with continuous development of their flagship Hyper9 management product in addition to a strong nationwide marketing campaign.  Just last spring they presented at a quarterly Minneapolis VMUG meeting here locally.

What’s the latest news in the Hyper9 camp?  I’m glad you asked…

Leadership Updates:

  • 27-year veteran Bob Quillin joins Hyper9 as Chief Marketing Officer.  Quillin was formerly with VMware where he led vCenter virtualization and cloud management solution marketing for the configuration and compliance management product lines.  Bob has a background comprised of enterprise, systems, application, and network management, including tenure at storage giant EMC.
  • Greg Barone joins Hyper9 as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.  Greg’s 18-year background is in sales and sales management for tech companies ranging from startup to multi-billion dollar enterprises.  He held the role of V.P of Worldwide Sales at Cognio (a Cisco acquisition).

Q3 2010 Highlights:

  • Q3 revenue doubled over the prior period and represents Hyper9’s best performance to date.
  • 400% year-over-year revenue growth with revenue doubling each quarter this year.
  • A broad range of new business from customers of various sizes and verticals.
  • Successfully road tested at large scale in enterprise deployments consisting of tens of thousands of VMs.
  • Introduction of Cloud Cost Estimator Lens which provides comparisons to providers such as Amazon EC2.
  • New partner alliances designed to catapult Hyper9’s growth into global markets

This sounds like great news for Hyper9.  As someone who has been involved with Hyper9 product development in the earlier stages, it has been fascinating to watch this company evolve into a successful ecosystem partner.

Do you use Hyper9?  What do you think of the product?  I’d like hear your honest opinion of the product and so would Hyper9.


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