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Borland continues to build Australian team

  • 11 November, 2005 10:24

<p>Sydney, Australia — November 11, 2005 — Software delivery optimisation leader, Borland® (NASDAQ NM: BORL), has appointed Richard Grant as Southern Region Manager, Borland Australia.</p>
<p>Based in Melbourne, Richard will be responsible for leading Borland’s enterprise software sales teams in Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania. His new role will see him working with the teams to drive both new and incremental revenue into the existing customer database, as well as taking Borland’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions out to potential clients in the southern region.</p>
<p>“Richard brings with him an in-depth knowledge of the IT industry and a number of the markets it services - including finance, education and insurance,” said Peter McAlpine, Managing Director, Borland Australia and New Zealand. “His appointment signifies Borland’s commitment to servicing the entire country and helping customers maximise the business value of their software.”</p>
<p>“I joined Borland for its strength over the past 20 years, its technical excellence and its commitment to champion the customers’ agenda,” said Richard. “The Borland value proposition – centered on delivering the software, services and partnerships for Software Delivery Optimisation – is the cornerstone of how we will be successful in helping customers improve the overall software process.”</p>
<p>Richard has more than 22 years’ of sales and marketing experience in Australia and New Zealand, having worked for companies including SAS Institute, PeopleSoft, SSA Pacific and JD Edwards. Most recently he was Sales Director for DiscLinc Asia Pacific where he was responsible for launching the company’s technologies and products to the Australia/NZ market. In this role, he drove revenues for the entire operation through the implementation of targeted business development and marketing programs including the creation and leveraging of partner and alliance relationships. Richard has worked with a wide range of clients including Amcor, Goldman Sachs JBWere, Norske-Skog Paper and Swinburne University of Technology.</p>
<p>About Borland</p>
<p>Founded in 1983, Borland Software Corporation (NASDAQ: BORL) is the global leader in platform independent solutions for software delivery optimization. The company provides the software and services that align the teams, technology and processes required to maximize the business value of software. To learn more about delivering quality software, on time and within budget, visit:</p>
<p>Borland and all other Borland brand and product names are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation in the United States and other countries.</p>
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<p>This release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S. Federal Securities Laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is subject to the safe harbors created by such laws. Forward-looking statements may relate to, but are not limited to, the benefits to be derived from the new features of Delphi 2005 and our new ECO technology. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of uncertainties and risks that may cause actual events or results to differ materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include, among others, our ability to sell multi-product solutions for the application development lifecycle; the effects of a longer sales cycle as we increase our focus on larger enterprise customers; the changing nature of the markets in which we operate, namely the maturing of the Java IDE market; market acceptance of our products and services including our enterprise software development platform/solution; our failure to establish or enhance strategic alliances; rapid technological and business change that can adversely affect the demand for Borland products and services; and general economic factors and capital market conditions. These and other risks may be detailed from time to time in Borland periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and its latest Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, copies of which may be obtained from Borland is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.</p>

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