Swedish software company op5 expands and establish operations in the US
op5 is a market leading developer of Enterprise IT monitoring solutions. op5 is now opening its second office outside of Scandinavia. The office is located in Woburn, MA, USA and will be the base for operations in the US. Today op5 also announced it has been selected by Red Herring as a finalist in the Red Herring 2012 Top 100 Global Finalists list.
The US market is a very important area for op5. The company sees a great opportunity to build on the success in Europe when entering the US market. op5 develops and delivers enterprise class solution for monitoring and administration of the entire IT, from hardware, network and the services being produced.
“Being among the Finalists for Top100 companies in the world is of course a tremendous honor and a great achievement for the whole team at op5, our customers and business partners” said Jan Josephson, CEO at op5 AB.
“The op5 solution is based upon active and professional users facing real challenges every day and solving them with the op5 Monitor. We see a tremendous growth opportunity, especially in the United States, as the challenge of quality control on applications and infrastructure, cloud and SaaS continues to surge creating a high level of demand for proactive unified monitoring.”
The new op5 office in Woburn outside Boston will be managed by Mr Chris Foran as Director of US Sales. Chris Foran was prior to his current role, a member of the senior sales team at Elemental Security, prior to Elemental, he served in various roles in channel and direct sales management including Vice President of North American Sales at nCipher, Inc. Chris has over fifteen years of sales, business development and management experience encompassing a range of products and markets including enterprise software, telecommunications, image processing solutions and information security. He has built several national teams including direct, channel and inside sales groups, mainly for young companies during times of tremendous growth.
“op5 is an exciting company in a strong expansion phase. In the past year, it has grown approximately 300% in North America alone” said Chris Foran, Director of US Sales op5 AB.
“Establishing a sales office in the United States gives us the ability to serve more customers, to accelerate our growth further as well as increasing the level of support to our existing users” said Ralf Labeda, Director of International Business Development at op5 AB.
For additional information please contact
Jan Josephson, CEO at op5 AB
Cell phone: 46 70725 09 00
op5 is a market leading developer of Enterprise Network Management solutions. op5 develops and delivers enterprise-class software for monitoring and administration of the whole IT, from hardware, software and the services being produced. Unique technology transparency with support for virtualized and cloud based services. The solution comes in a fully supported package called op5 Monitor. The architecture supports scalability from the small and business critical IT to the very large IT with tens of thousands of distributed hardware, applications and services.
op5 has customers all over the world such as Volvo, the Linde Group, Time Warner Cable, Electrolux, the Swedish Weather service, DVB Bank, Swedish Television, Swedish Customs and many other state & local authorities and municipalities.
op5 has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden with offices in Gothenburg, Sweden and Munich Germany and local business partners around the world. For more information see www.op5.com. Follow op5 on Twitter: @op5ab