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BlueCentral Expands Australian Management Team

  • 03 June, 2008 12:21

<p>Sydney, Australia – 5 June 2008: BlueCentral, a leading Australian hosting and digital infrastructure solutions provider, has expanded its Australian team with four new management appointments.</p>
<p>Joining the BlueCentral team are Ross Dour, Chief Technology Officer; Simon Foster, Services Director; James Leitch, General Manager – Hosting &amp; SaaS Products and Manjula Kularathne, General Manager – Security Products.</p>
<p>Anthony Banek, Managing Director for BlueCentral, said, “These new appointments reflect BlueCentral’s growth strategy and our commitment to delivering the best hosting and digital infrastructure to our customers. We want to deliver a range of products and services that will give our customers business’ a technical advantage over their competitors.”</p>
<p>Ross Dour will be responsible for the creation and implementation of BlueCentral’s technology strategy. He will drive customer focused strategic technology initiatives and oversee the technical delivery of all BlueCentral services. Ross’ background was as a senior consultant in successful governance, risk and compliance firm where he was involved in product development and relationship management roles.</p>
<p>Simon Foster has will be responsible for managing the delivery of support services, data centre operations and internal IT. Simon held management positions at a number of leading digital media organisations, including VP, Technical Services, EMEA and Asia Pacific at Double Click and Director of Advertising Technology Services at Lycos Europe.</p>
<p>James Leitch will be responsible for the creation, implementation and management of hosted products and services across both shared hosting and enterprise hosting. Prior to joining BlueCentral, James worked with companies such as IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu-Siemens and Microsoft.</p>
<p>Manjula Kularathne will be responsible for developing the strategy for security products and services which will compliment the underlying BlueCentral technologies and business. Manjula was the Security Architect/ Manager for SOUL Converged Communications and also headed the Network Security Infrastructure division at Dialog Telekom PLC, a subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Group.</p>
<p>Banek added, “I look forward to the contributions that Ross, Simon, James and Manjula will make towards building and growing BlueCentral’s business.”</p>
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<p>About BlueCentral www.bluecentral.com</p>
<p>BlueCentral provides hosting business infrastructure solutions. We partner with our clients to deliver websites and applications effectively and securely online. Established since 1997, we have become one of Australia’s premier web hosting and domain name providers.</p>
<p>BlueCentral, formerly known as Destra Hosting, focuses on creating pragmatic hosting and infrastructure solutions, servicing in excess of 8,000 businesses worldwide.</p>
<p>For more information on what BlueCentral has to offer, log onto www.bluecentral.com</p>
<p>Media Contact:
Gabriel Wong
Max Australia
Phone: +61 2 9954 3492
Email: gabriel.wong@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>Jessica Groom
BlueCentral Pty Ltd
Email: jessica.groom@bluecentral.com</p>

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