SANTA FE, Aug. 28, 2008 -- Upsite Technologies, Inc., developer of energy-efficient solutions designed to optimize a data center's critical physical infrastructure, is pleased to announce that Tom Setaro, formerly of Hewlett-Packard, has joined Upsite in the newly created role of vice president of business development and worldwide sales.
In this position, Setaro develops new business opportunities. He is responsible for providing the leadership, sales administration, and coordination for the Upsite sales team and contractors as the company rolls out products and expands into new markets and channels.
Tom is a seasoned senior sales and business development executive with experience in both direct and distribution models selling hardware, peripherals, storage, and services.
At Hewlett-Packard, he was in charge of their SMB relationships program, reseller management, training program of DSMs, and the outsourced sales and marketing teams with a US$250 million budget. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, he was at CompUSA as their senior director of business development and at Dell as a global sales manager driving enterprise solutions into data centers and Fortune 500 divisions, which included AIG, EMC, APC, Brocade, Cisco, and Microsoft.
"With Tom on board working to grow sales and business development for Upsite, we expect to expand current business for us all and forge new global opportunities," says Peter Crook, CEO of Upsite Technologies.
About Upsite Technologies
Upsite Technologies, Inc. develops energy-efficient, high-availability solutions specifically designed to optimize your data center's critical physical infrastructure and ensure site uptime, reliability, and flexibility.
As the innovator of engineered sealing solutions, Upsite continues to research and develop products and services to complement and enhance the already extensive lines of KoldLok® and HotLok® products and KoldWorksSM service. Our inventions optimize thermal load capacity, target hotspot remediation, reduce intermittent equipment failures, improve equipment reliability, minimize bypass airflow, and diminish capital costs associated with installing additional cooling equipment.
Upsite's solutions are employed by data centers worldwide to help reduce their carbon footprint and minimize energy and operating costs. Upsite's products and services currently optimize more than 17 million square ft (1.5 million square meters) of data center space. Visit upsite.comfor more information.