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Featured Member Entrepreneur

Zul Abbany Jan 2010

President, Americas Operation

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  Stromasys, Inc.  

Our eighth feature to promote businesses of DEC Connection members is about Zul Abbany of Raleigh NC, who also took the lead in organizing our newest DEC Connection chapter, the Carolinas, and hosted its opening event in October 2009.  Zul's profile is especially interesting since his business goal, like the DEC Connection's, is to keep the Digital heritage alive!

About Zul: President of the Americas operation of Stromasys, Zul Abbany is a highly accomplished sales and marketing executive with a proven record of results in expanding revenue, building channel programs, and developing partner loyalty.

With more than 30 years experience in the highly competitive information technology industry, Abbany manages all aspects of the Americas operation and is responsible for the revenue growth, profitability, and product lifecycles of the CHARON software solution and service in the region. Among his significant previous positions, Abbany served as Vice President of GlobalPartner Sales for ABB, Inc., where he successfully developed and executed the Channel Strategy that drove new incremental revenue and led the company through different phases of Strategic Partner Initiatives. Prior to that, as Vice President of Alliance Development for the SAS Institute, the world’s leader in business analytics software and services, Abbany led the division responsible for global partner management and business development. As the Director of Global Accounts at Compaq Computers, he led a team that developed marketing strategies for key global accounts, generating more than $5 billion in revenue. A veteran of Digital Equipment Corporation in Canada, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he guided restructuring of Canadian business operations while meeting sales targets and maintaining revenue growth.

About Stromasys: For owners of legacy hardware, Stromasys has a solution. An international software company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Stromasys offers the most innovative cross-platform virtualization and computer migration technologies available. Over the last ten years, Stromasys has helped thousands of customers preserve their software investments across hardware generations. Stromasys’ CHARON-VAX and CHARON-AXP software products allow customers to replace legacy VAX and Alpha systems, while the original OpenVMS or Tru64 UNIX operating system, applications, and layered software continue running without modification on new, industry-standard hardware. Established in 1998, CEO Dr. Robert Boers formed Stromasys from a management buyout of Digital Equipment Corporation’s European Migration and Porting Centre. With full service sales and support locations in the United States, the Netherlands, and Hong Kong, engineering facilities in Russia and China, and representation around the globe, Stromasys continues to expand its presence to serve customers throughout the world. Our highly qualified staff is committed to providing superior software, service, and support to help customers preserve their valuable software investments and solve their legacy hardware dilemma quickly and cost-effectively.

  • Link to Stromasys Website:  www.stromasys.com

  • Contact Zul: Tel +1 919 239 8452 or email: zul.abbany@stromasys.com

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