Platform Computing Appoints High-Tech Industry Executive to Lead Global Business Development

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Platform Computing Inc.

    TORONTO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing Inc., a global leader
 in Distributed Resource Management (DRM) solutions, today announced that Paul
 Hill, formerly of Adaytum, has been appointed Vice President of Business
 Development. He will be responsible for securing new OEM, application and
 hardware partners and expanding the company's product line.
     "Paul will be instrumental in helping to further Platform's position as a
 world leader in the DRM marketplace," said Phil Weaver, President and Chief
 Operating Officer of Platform Computing. "Paul's proven track record in
 business development, his ability to secure technology partnerships and his
 expertise in the enterprise computing market will play vital roles as Platform
 strives to add new strategic partners and take its products to the next level.
 We are extremely pleased to have Paul as a member of the Platform team."
     Prior to joining Platform Computing, Hill served as Vice President of
 Product Marketing and Business Development at Adaytum, a leading provider of
 business planning solutions. He was responsible for product strategy as well
 as technology alliances, OEMs and acquisitions. From 1995 to 1999, he served
 in various executive-level positions at Cognos Inc., the world's largest and
 most successful business intelligence company. During his tenure, he was Vice
 President of Business Development and later Vice President of Applications
 Marketing. In addition, he held positions at Speedware Corporation, IBM Canada
 LTD., and Systems Management Associates. In 1998, Hill was named one of
 Ottawa's "Forty Under 40" for his commitment to professional excellence and
 contributions to the community. He is a contributing writer to several
 prestigious publications as well as a past member of the High Technology
 Advisory Board and instructor with Algonquin College.
     "Clearly Platform Computing is defining a new market category in DRM and
 has the potential to become the world leader in this area," said Paul Hill. "I
 believe Platform Computing is destined to change the way enterprise computing
 is done today. I am excited about the company's rapidly building momentum,
 strong global customer base, industry-respected products and dedicated
 workforce, and am genuinely pleased to be a part of this great team."
 
     About Platform Computing
     Platform Computing Inc. is a world leader in Distributed Resource
 Management (DRM) software. Platform's solutions, LSF Suite and SiteAssure
 Suite, enable some of the world's most creative companies to achieve
 outstanding results by allowing them to maximize the productivity potential of
 their people, computing resources and processes. Platform solutions give both
 engineering and Internet environments unprecedented control over their mission
 critical hardware, software and network resources. With Platform solutions,
 customers are able to bridge the worlds of networks, systems and applications
 as well as to realize higher availability and performance to achieve their
 business objectives.
     Platform has strategic partnerships with Compaq, HP, IBM, SGI and Sun. For
 more information, please visit http://www.platform.com.
     Platform and SiteAssure are registered trademarks of Platform Computing
 Inc.
 All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective
 owners.
 
 

SOURCE Platform Computing Inc.
    TORONTO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing Inc., a global leader
 in Distributed Resource Management (DRM) solutions, today announced that Paul
 Hill, formerly of Adaytum, has been appointed Vice President of Business
 Development. He will be responsible for securing new OEM, application and
 hardware partners and expanding the company's product line.
     "Paul will be instrumental in helping to further Platform's position as a
 world leader in the DRM marketplace," said Phil Weaver, President and Chief
 Operating Officer of Platform Computing. "Paul's proven track record in
 business development, his ability to secure technology partnerships and his
 expertise in the enterprise computing market will play vital roles as Platform
 strives to add new strategic partners and take its products to the next level.
 We are extremely pleased to have Paul as a member of the Platform team."
     Prior to joining Platform Computing, Hill served as Vice President of
 Product Marketing and Business Development at Adaytum, a leading provider of
 business planning solutions. He was responsible for product strategy as well
 as technology alliances, OEMs and acquisitions. From 1995 to 1999, he served
 in various executive-level positions at Cognos Inc., the world's largest and
 most successful business intelligence company. During his tenure, he was Vice
 President of Business Development and later Vice President of Applications
 Marketing. In addition, he held positions at Speedware Corporation, IBM Canada
 LTD., and Systems Management Associates. In 1998, Hill was named one of
 Ottawa's "Forty Under 40" for his commitment to professional excellence and
 contributions to the community. He is a contributing writer to several
 prestigious publications as well as a past member of the High Technology
 Advisory Board and instructor with Algonquin College.
     "Clearly Platform Computing is defining a new market category in DRM and
 has the potential to become the world leader in this area," said Paul Hill. "I
 believe Platform Computing is destined to change the way enterprise computing
 is done today. I am excited about the company's rapidly building momentum,
 strong global customer base, industry-respected products and dedicated
 workforce, and am genuinely pleased to be a part of this great team."
 
     About Platform Computing
     Platform Computing Inc. is a world leader in Distributed Resource
 Management (DRM) software. Platform's solutions, LSF Suite and SiteAssure
 Suite, enable some of the world's most creative companies to achieve
 outstanding results by allowing them to maximize the productivity potential of
 their people, computing resources and processes. Platform solutions give both
 engineering and Internet environments unprecedented control over their mission
 critical hardware, software and network resources. With Platform solutions,
 customers are able to bridge the worlds of networks, systems and applications
 as well as to realize higher availability and performance to achieve their
 business objectives.
     Platform has strategic partnerships with Compaq, HP, IBM, SGI and Sun. For
 more information, please visit http://www.platform.com.
     Platform and SiteAssure are registered trademarks of Platform Computing
 Inc.
 All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective
 owners.
 
 SOURCE  Platform Computing Inc.