Qumranet, with its hosted desktop virtualization product, Solid ICE, announced that Craig Bauman has joined the company as the vice president of sales and channels. Bauman will be responsible for launching the Qumranet Partner Program and leading the sales organization through its recent grow th stage.
Buaman joins Qumranet from TriActive. Prior to joining TriActive, Bauman was an enterprise sales director at Microsoft responsible for sales of the Windows enterprise management products in the U.S. and Canada driving sales growth. Bauman was also a key stakeholder in driving Microsoft’s acquisitions of AssetMetrix and Softricity.
Additionally, he has held sales leadership roles at Altiris (now Symantec) assisting
in the successful IPO and helping to grow the company from $10 million to $200 million revenues, along with a 300 percent increase in partner-led sales.
“Since launching Solid ICE several months ago, and with interest in desktop virtuali
zation soaring, it’s vital to get the right people in place to take advantage of these opportunities,” said Rami Tamir, president and co-founder, Qumranet. “Craig has been a major contributor to the virtualization and systems management industry and we
are honored to have him join our team.”
Qumranet is also the maintainer of the open source virtualization project KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)