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Bright Computing Appoints Lee Carter as New EMEA Director of Sales

Proven leader brings more than 20 years of experience in enterprise sales

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that Lee Carter will join the company as Director of Sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Carter previously served in senior sales positions at IBM, Microsoft, Adaptive Computing, and ScaleMP.

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Carter's expertise in enterprise technical computing sales will serve the company well as it continues to expand its sales initiatives in EMEA. He will lead Bright's efforts in both direct sales and through resellers and systems integrators.

"I have long been impressed with Bright's products," said Lee Carter, Director of Sales for EMEA at Bright Computing. "The solid product, combined with a great development team make this a tremendous opportunity for me. I look forward to helping Bright grow rapidly in EMEA."

"Lee has an impressive track record in technical computing sales," said David Maples, Senior VP of Worldwide Sales for Bright Computing. "I'm thrilled to have him on our team, and look forward to increasing our market share in EMEA in the coming months."



About Bright Computing

Bright Computing develops products that help customers manage HPC, Hadoop, storage, database and workstation clusters on-premise and in the cloud.


Bright has offices in San Jose, CA and Amsterdam, Netherlands and sell it's products worldwide. Its partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell. Bright counts Boeing, ING Bank, NASA, Roche, Saudi Aramco, Stanford University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology among its customers. Bright Computing is a Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award winner, the Deloitte Technology Fast50 "Rising Star 2013" Award winner, the Main Software 50 "Highest Growth" Award winner, and Bright Cluster Manager was a "Best of Show Award" winner at Bio-IT World 2013.

For more information
Bright Computing, Inc.
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
Tel: +1 408 300 9448
[email protected]

Media Contact: Lionel Gibbons, Bright Computing, +1408 337 6076, [email protected]

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