Honolulu, Hawaii – (The Hosting News) – October 8, 2008 – Data center provider, PHASE 2 International, has appointed a new Vice President of Sales. Mike Peterson comes to PHASE 2 with nearly 25 years of sales executive experience in Fortune 100 companies, including IBM and Cisco Systems.
Kevin Doherty, CEO of PHASE 2 noted, ”We’ve been expanding our sales team in an effort to service the continuing demand for – and success of – our SaaS offerings. Mike is charged with building and managing a global sales presence. It’s truly a testament to our continuing success that we are able to recruit executives with his pedigree.”
Mr. Peterson joins PHASE 2 with a wealth of experience gained over the past 24 years in technology sales. He has built and managed sales organizations in excess of $150M. A high-achieving sales, channel management and marketing leader, his talents in opening markets, managing a geographically dispersed sales force and closing business are well-demonstrated. His experience-building years took him from technical consultative account management to executive management with three Fortune 100 tech companies and a leading privately held tech company.
Mr. Peterson added, ”Having worked in large, Fortune 100 company environments as well as in smaller technology startups, I have built a good overall understanding of what works and doesn’t work – both for a sales team and for the customer. I am thrilled to join a company with the energy and innovation that PHASE 2 demonstrates. It’s going to be great to move this company to the next level as we expand markets and cross borders.”
PHASE 2’s SaaS application solutions include its ShareCAD Pro, a powerful centralized platform based on Microsoft SharePoint for contractors, architects and manufacturers; and a host of other applications that it provides to customers on a central server-based ‘pay as you go’ basis. Offering use of Microsoft’s SharePoint, Exchange, Project Server, CRM, Office Communicator and Team Foundation Server, as well as PHASE 2’s own ShareMeeting, the low total cost of ownership incorporated in PHASE 2’s SaaS model allows customers to benefit from a broader range of products than they could otherwise consider.
PHASE 2 International delivers affordable and scalable access to high-end business software applications via a Software as a Service – SaaS – model. Ideal for businesses of all sizes, and especially practical for small-to-medium-sized businesses, the hosted applications available through PHASE 2 currently include Microsoft SharePoint, ‘Exchange,’ Project Server, CRM and Office Communicator along with PHASE2’s ShareMeeting and award-winning ShareCAD Pro. All of PHASE 2’s business applications are delivered across the web to enable on-demand access to corporate information whenever and wherever in the world the user happens to be. PHASE 2’s SaaS solutions ensure a scalable and secure IT foundation that provides scalability for future requirements, automatic data back-up, along with the most reliable, state-of-the-art infrastructure that removes the burden and risks of hosting solutions internally.
PHASE 2, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, and operates a secure, state-of-the-art data center.
To learn more, please visit: www.Phase2.com.