FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Creations, the leader in Open Source web-application services, announced that it has hired industry executive Thomas Morling to expand its sales and marketing operations. Mr. Morling spearheaded all sales and business development activities for Viant Corporation's (Nasdaq: VIAN) New York operation and was responsible for many of the key reference accounts cited in its Initial Public Offering. He served as Northeast Regional Sales Manager at Anatres Corporation (a joint venture of Amdahl and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Mr. Morling helped establish the New York office of NeXT Computers Inc. He began his career as a research and development engineer in memory systems at the Intel Corporation in 1978. "We are thrilled to have Tom on the Digital Creations team," said Rob Page, co-founder and COO of Digital Creations. "He has perfected a career in delivering state-of-the-art technology to customers for several of the premier software/hardware companies of the digital age. The market for our technology and services solutions has dramatically expanded over the last year. Tom will help us achieve the market reach and customer expansion envisioned for 2001. He will help us communicate our vision of the future of highly dynamic, interactive web-based services." "I have known the folks at Digital Creations for almost a year and have been very impressed with the power and flexibility of the software they have created," said Morling. "They are focused on rapid execution of very high- quality and market-leading content management solutions. Additionally, the open source nature of the offering creates unique benefits for the market. I look forward to working with a great team!" "I have had the privilege of working with Tom Morling many times over a 15-year period," says Hadar Pedhazur, Chairman of the Board of Digital Creations. "He is one of the most accomplished salespersons I have known, always putting the customer's needs and interests above his own." About Digital Creations Digital Creations develops next-generation web applications, particularly content management solutions, based on the Open Source Zope development framework. Using Zope allows Digital Creations to rapidly create and deploy large-scale systems, and to deliver reliable, high-performance, scalable web sites that are easily maintained, even by non-professionals. Customers include the Gannett Company, WebMD, the U.S. Navy and HomeGain.com. Digital Creations recently received $12 million in funding from a group of investors including Whitney & Co., the Intel 64 Fund and Opticality Ventures. Digital Creations, which is headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, maintains a web site at http://www.digicool.com .
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