YAPHANK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2012) - KEMP Technologies today announced that John Spears has joined the company as senior director of strategic alliances. In this role, Spears will be responsible for expanding key partner relationships and strategies along with identifying new customer opportunities for KEMP's rapidly growing load balancer and application delivery optimization solutions. In addition, he will manage KEMP's cloud strategy and associated partnerships/channels.

"KEMP has an incredible product and rapidly growing presence in the market, and I am excited to be joining the company during this rapid growth phase," says Spears. "I look forward to working with the talented leadership team, the incredible workforce and the entire KEMP partner ecosystem to continue to strive for ultimate customer satisfaction and expansion of the KEMP brand."

John has over 20 years of senior management, direct sales and strategic alliances experience in both venture-backed companies, including load balancing vendor Zeus Technology, and large multinational companies such as EMC. John has held several leadership positions within the tech industry and most recently was director of sales and cloud channel at Riverbed.

"We welcome John's expertise to the KEMP team," said Ray Downes, president of KEMP. "His focus on our key business relationships, alliances and partnerships will be an integral part of KEMP's continued success and market growth. We look forward to John's help in expanding KEMP's leadership in price/performance for load balancers and application delivery controllers."

About KEMP Technologies

KEMP Technologies is the #1 price/performance load balancer and application delivery controller, used by thousands of businesses who consider IT, e-commerce, web and business applications as mission-critical to their long-term success. KEMP helps companies rapidly grow their business by providing 24/7 infrastructure availability, better web performance and secure operations -- while streamlining IT costs.

KEMP's LoadMaster products include Layers 4-7 load balancing, content switching, server persistence, SSL offload/acceleration, and application front-end capabilities (caching, compression, intrusion prevention system), plus one full year of product support -- delivering industry leading price/performance.

The company is headquartered in New York, New York. For more information, visit www.KEMPtechnologies.com, or call at +1 631-345-5292.

Application delivery solutions are known as application delivery controllers (ADC), server load balancers (SLB), application front-end devices (AFE), web switches, content switches and application switches.

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Vantage Communications for KEMP Technologies
(845) 536-1416