Egenera, provider of open converged infrastructure software for data center management, has appointed John Humphreys vice president of marketing.
Humphreys most recently was senior director, Data Center and Cloud Marketing at Citrix Systems. There he led the revitalization of the XenServer virtualization platform and had responsibility for developing marketing strategy, defining packaging and pricing, leading program execution, driving customer engagements and pre-sales activity, and acting as a primary spokesperson.
Prior to Citrix, Humphreys was vice president of the virtualization practice at IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets.
Humphreys will report to Egenera’s president and CEO, Pete Manca.
Egenera was founded in Massachusetts in 2000 and pioneered the blade server and converged infrastructure markets.
Its flagship product, Egenera PAN Manager Software, makes data centers more agile and reliable while reducing capital expenditures and operating costs.