Congleton, United Kingdom, July 11, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Gordon McKeown, Managing Director of Facilita, the UK’s leading developer of performance testing products, is proud to announce the appointment of Gareth Heaton as UK Sales Manager. This role encompasses responsibility for Facilita’s UK sales operation and expansion into Europe. For further information visit www.facilita.co.uk or call +44 870 405 8088.
Facilita’s MD spoke very highly of Gareth Heaton’s skills and experience; “We are delighted to welcome Gareth into his new role. One of Gareth's main strengths is the understanding he has of the global software market and customer needs. Prior to joining Facilita, Gareth held a very successful career at HP Software after the company acquired Mercury Interactive, considered to be the leader of the global business technology optimization market. During his career within that enterprise-level global software company, Gareth successfully demonstrated major over-achievement in several commercial roles over the past 8 years,” Gordon enthused.
“We are very much looking forward to working with Gareth,” Gordon continued, “and have high business growth expectations as we execute our strategy together.”
When asked what attracted him to Facilita, Gareth replied; “I believe that Facilita has the right combination of talent, technology and clients to deliver against a highly aggressive growth strategy, thus enabling customers to mature their performance testing processes and maximise their investments in business technology.”
Facilita develops enterprise-level IT performance and load testing tools alongside bespoke software testing solutions for a wide variety of major corporations and government institutions.
One of Facilita’s performance testing applications is Forecast, a powerful and flexible load and stress testing toolset. Facilita’s application testing tool, Forecast, easily and accurately tests performance and scalability by simulating hundreds to thousands of concurrent users, enabling the end-to-end performance of an application or system to be evaluated by applying consistent, measurable and repeatable loads.
Facilita’s highly skilled specialist software development teams are able to provide bespoke testing solutions to clients with needs as disparate as banking system testing to the efficiency of substantial databases. Their clients include Barclays Bank, Sun Microsystems, Unilever and a variety of government organisations including the Department for Education and the Scottish police force.
With almost two decades of experience in load testing and delivering performance testing solutions, Facilita is able to deliver competitively priced, fully supported and effective application testing technology to clients in the UK and around the world.