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Jersey City, NJ, United States, 2010/10/05 - Industry veteran, Sami Totah, brings many years of IT and management experience to Evolven in his new role on the company’s Board of Directors. From his experience in operations, he will contribute to cultivating the Evolven vision.
Evolven Software, Inc., the pioneer of Granular Configuration Automation solutions, announces that Sami Totah, a respected IT industry veteran, is joining the Board of Directors.
Over a nineteen-year career at Amdocs, Sami Totah served in various positions and his last role was as COO and Senior Vice President. Prior to assuming the role of COO at Amdocs, Sami was Division President for the company and managed sales, marketing, product development and customer relations. Under his leadership, the division grew from 500 employees and $120 million in revenues to 1,600 employees and about $410 million in revenues. He was also involved in Amdocs' penetration into the Latin American market and the German market.
“IT environments have become complex infrastructures that are increasingly more difficult to manage efficiently,” says Sami Totah, “With Evolven Comparison providing visibility and control to IT teams by identifying and analyzing granular content for criticality, there is significant value to companies to reduce risk to stability, security and compliance of their physical, virtual or cloud-based IT environments.”
“We are pleased to welcome Sami Totah to Evolven’s Board,” says Sasha Gilenson, Evolven’s CEO. “An accomplished leader, Sami brings decades of operations experience that will contribute to cultivating our vision and the further development of our Granular Configuration Automation solution."
Evolven Comparison is a Granular Configuration Automation solution that allows IT organizations to compare their complicated IT environments with a historical snapshot or golden baseline for analyzing changes and differences with a focus on criticality as well as impact. The comparison results are presented visually for fast and easy analysis, turning IT environment comparisons into actionable information that support decision making.
Since 2003, Mr. Totah has served as chairman of the board of directors of several start-up companies, including Red Bend and Flash Networks. From 1984 until 2002, Mr. Totah served in various positions at Amdocs, including the position of Chief Operations Officer. He was responsible for defining the company strategy, organization and direction. In addition, he had P&L responsibility for the Delivery Divisions and various departments including Global Operations, IT and HR.
Evolven (evolven.com) is pioneering the new growing field of Granular Configuration Automation, which focuses on the visibility and control of IT environment configuration and content at the most granular level. IT teams apply this approach to reduce risk to stability, security and compliance of their physical, virtual or cloud-based IT environments.
Evolven is a privately held, venture backed company headquartered in the U.S., with a presence in the US, Europe and the Middle East and a development center in Israel. Evolven's executive team and advisory board include world-renowned experts from the world of IT management and enterprise software. Evolven's investors are the leading venture capital firms: Pitango Ventures and Index Ventures.