Netuitive Responds to Increasing Demand With New Executive Appointments

RESTON, VA – May 3, 2011 — Responding to growing customer demand for its cloud and application performance management solutions, Netuitive, Inc., a leading provider of predictive analytics software for IT, today announced the appointment of key sales and technology leaders.

The executive appointments fill key growth areas as Netuitive continues to add large enterprise customers and prepares to release the next version of its software product.   

Michael Schramm was named Vice President of Global Operations, a new position encompassing Sales and Professional services and reporting to Netuitive CEO Nicola Sanna.   Based in Reston, Va., Schramm oversees global sales activity with a focus on driving revenue growth from the Global 2000, optimizing sales processes and maximizing partner relationships to streamline company execution.  Schramm also oversees Netuitive's growing Professional Services organization which ensures successful customer deployments and realizing value from Netuitive solutions.

Previously, Schramm spent seven years with Aperture, a leading provider of data center infrastructure software solutions.  Here he was V.P. of Global Sales and Field Operations overseeing significant revenue growth leading up to company’s acquisition by Emerson Corporation.  Previously, Schramm spent 15 years in senior sales management and account sales positions with Sun Microsystems, iPlanet, Forte' Software, Attachmate, and NCR.

Netuitive also named Sudeep Dharan as Vice President Engineering, a new position also reporting to Sanna.  Dharan leads Netuitive Development, QA and Support and is focused on delivering enterprise quality products and support.

Previously, Dharan was CTO at SMARTHINKING, Inc., a provider of on-demand, online tutoring.  Here he was responsible for envisioning new product architecture, rebuilding a world-class development team, and implementing agile development practices.  Previously, Dharan spent over 20 years in executive positions at Intelliworks, Trados (SDL), Legato Systems (EMC), and Informix Software (IBM).

Commenting on the new appointments, Netuitive President & CEO Nicola Sanna said, “Mike Schramm and Sudeep Dharan join Netuitive during an exciting period as virtualization and application performance management solutions evolve to meet needs being driven by rapid growth in cloud computing.  Mike will play an important role in our overall growth and reinforcing our market position as a leader in predictive analytics software for virtualization and cloud management, while Sudeep will lead deployment of our technology focused on medium and large enterprise customers.”

Netuitive’s end-to-end predictive analytics software platform solves visibility, performance and application management problems associated with large scale enterprise virtualization and cloud infrastructure. 

Powered by its patented Behavior Learning EngineTM, Netuitive replaces human guesswork with automated mathematics and analysis to forecast, identify and resolve IT performance issues before they impact quality of service. Netuitive’s customers include eight of the world’s 10 largest banks and several global telecommunications firms that rely on Netuitive to forecast degradations and avoid outages for their most critical applications.

Gartner predicts that demand for Behavior Learning technology will increase significantly over the next three years. The strategic planning assumption is that by 2014, 40% of the Global 2000 will have deployed behavior learning technology for monitoring their critical business applications, up from 10% in 2010.

Mike Schramm holds an MBA in Marketing and Management from the University of Bridgeport, and a BS in Business Management and Economics from the University of Dayton.

Sudeep Dharan holds a BS and MSc in Computer Science from Kansas State.

About Netuitive

Netuitive provides predictive analytics software for IT. Netuitive replaces human guesswork with automated mathematics and analysis to forecast, identify and resolve IT performance issues before they impact quality of service. Hundreds of customers, including eight of the 10 largest banks, rely on Netuitive to proactively manage the performance and capacity of their their IT infrastructures -- physical, virtual and cloud. Industry recognition includes the 2010 CODiE Award for “Best Systems Management Solution,” the 2010 EMA Award for “Best Analytics,” and the 2009 “Best of VMworld” Award for Virtualization Management. For more information, visit www.netuitive.com.