ScaleMP Expands Management Team

Company’s New Appointments Bring Extensive Industry Experience to Support Company’s Significant Growth

Cupertino, Calif. – March 14, 2013 – ScaleMPTM, the leader in virtualization solutions for high-end computing, announced today the expansion of its leadership team. Pat Carey joins ScaleMP as Vice President of World Wide Major Accounts Sales; Erez Velan is the new Director of Technical Services and Support; and Nir Paikowsky is named Vice President of North American Channel Development and Technical Sales. Altogether, these new executives will draw upon their collective experience to support ScaleMP’s significant growth into new and expanding markets.

Mr. Carey has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology industry. Prior to joining ScaleMP, Mr. Carey was vice president of Siemens’ Smart Grid for North America. He also held a position as director of sales and marketing, Siemens Energy Automation. Mr. Carey joined Siemens from IBM, where he held a number of roles in his 19 years there, including worldwide sales manager for IBM’s Blue Gene supercomputer and leader of the America’s Higher Education Practice for IBM Global Business Services.

Mr. Velan served as director of technical support and director of professional services at Aladdin, which was later acquired by SafeNet, Inc. In his role at Aladdin and SafeNet, Mr. Velan oversaw the professional services and managed services organizations, which provided services to the company’s customers on a global scale. Erez was responsible for quality and customer satisfaction, and managed the company’s strategic accounts. Earlier in his career, Mr. Velan co-founded and ran a consulting and integration firm that provided IT security services to various organizations in Israel.

Mr. Paikowsky joined ScaleMP in 2008 as Director of Application and Sales Engineering, and then assumed the role of Vice President of Services. Nir will be leveraging his extensive background working with ScaleMP’s customers and products. Before joining ScaleMP, Nir held several positions at enterprise business software provider SAP, including director of product strategy for eBusiness and director of system architecture.

“ScaleMP’s team is its most valuable asset. With the addition of Pat and Erez, we will build upon our growth momentum over the last 24 months. Nir has been invaluable to ScaleMP’s technical execution with its customers, and we look forward to his continued leadership with our channel partners,” said Shai Fultheim, CEO and founder of ScaleMP. “With these proven leaders at the helm, we will continue to offer our trademark high-level customer satisfaction to our ever-expanding installed base, while pursuing new growth opportunities.”

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ScaleMP is the leader in virtualization for high-end computing, providing maximum performance and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The innovative Versatile SMP(TM) (vSMP) architecture aggregates multiple independent systems into a single virtual system, delivering an industry-standard, high-end symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) computer. Using software to replace custom hardware and components, ScaleMP offers a new, revolutionary computing paradigm. For more information, please call +1 (408) 342-0330 or visit

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