Bull High-Performance Computing (HPC) Solutions: Appointment of Fabio Gallo

PARIS, February 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fabio Gallo has been appointed as Vice-President, and Director of HPC Solutions at Bull.

PARIS, February 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Fabio Gallo has been appointed as Vice-President, and Director of HPC Solutions at Bull.

Fabio Gallo was previously Vice-President, responsible for Sales Development for Europe and the Middle East at Scali, a company specializing in middleware for networked HPC solutions.

Before this, Fabio Gallo had a number of roles with significant responsibility at IBM, SGI and most recently Linux Networx Inc. where he was Vice-President for the European and Middle Eastern business activities. In this role, he successfully increased revenues by a factor of five in just three years, to the point where they accounted for 25% of the organization's turnover.

Fabio Gallo brings significant experience of the world's most powerful supercomputers to Bull. He has in-depth expertise in HPC solutions for industry; an area where Bull has ambitious targets for growth.

"I am particularly delighted that Fabio Gallo is taking on responsibility for developing our HPC activities, given their strategic importance in innovation, and their vital role in helping both our customers' and our own business to grow," confirmed Philippe Miltin, Vice-President, Bull Products and Systems. "With over 100 customers in 15 countries on three different continents, Bull's dynamism in HPC accelerated significantly in 2007. But our aim is to go much further, much faster, and to double our revenues from this business this year."

Fabio Gallo (49) holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Rome.

About Bull, Architect of an Open World(TM) As one of the leading European IT companies, Bull delivers open, flexible and secure information systems. The group helps public and private sector customers transform their information systems, applying its know-how and expertise in three main areas:

– Capitalizing on its extensive mainframe experience, Bull designs and produces robust, innovative and open servers, based on industry-standard technologies;

– Building on its alliances with leading ISVs and long-standing involvement with Open Source, Bull develops and implements flexible and interoperable application infrastructures which give business processes the freedom to evolve;

– Bringing together recognized expertise in end-to-end IT security, Bull secures data and exchanges that are so critical in preserving customers' business integrity.Bull has a particularly strong presence in the public, healthcare, finance, telecommunications, manufacturing and defense sectors. Its distribution network and business partners cover more than 60 countries worldwide.

For more information visit: http://www.bull.com Contacts Bull: Anne-Marie Jourdain Phone: +33(0)1-30-80-32-52 e-mail: anne-marie.jourdain@bull.net Financial Dynamics: Tiphaine Bannelier Phone : +33(0)1-47-03-68-10 e-mail : tiphaine.bannelier@fd.com


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