SAUSALITO, CA, AND BASEL, SWITZERLAND – January 20, 2010- Equilibrium® a software and hosted services company that specializes in helping enterprise clients of all sizes to manage, monetize and mobilize content, announced the opening of a sales and support office in Basel, Switzerland, and named Peer Blumenschein as Managing Director of European Sales. Blumenschein’s mandate is to grow sales of Equilibrium’s MediaRich® product line throughout Europe, including Austria, Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland. He will also be managing distribution relationships, system integrators and partner activities. Previously, Mr. Blumenschein was CEO and founder of Softline AG, a pan-European distributor of hundreds of enterprise software products with over 120 Million Euros in sales.
“Today marks a significant step in our continuing growth in Europe. Having a highly experienced professional like Mr. Blumenschein to head up Equilibrium’s sales and support focus in Europe will greatly strengthen our ability to address the growing demands of this market,” said Herb Shattuck, Equilibrium’s Senior Vice President of Sales.
“Equilibrium has had many successful European implementations of the MediaRich solution and the market is growing and vibrant,” said Mr. Blumenschein. “This is a exciting opportunity to join a company that has mature technology and great partners like Microsoft for accelerating large enterprises.”
About MediaRich Products
MediaRich and MediaRich for SharePoint power some of the largest B2B portals, web 2.0 infrastructures and SharePoint sites in the world. MediaRich customers include Cisco, Disney, Omnicom TMV, Sony Pictures, and Warner Bros. MediaRich for SharePoint is the only visualization and Data Asset Management software fully integrated with SharePoint.
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Equilibrium, the world leader in media processing since 1992 when it released DeBabelizer®, the first automated graphics processing software. EQ spearheads the monetization of the next-generation Internet and mobile video revolutions. The patented, high-powered MediaRich® engine enables real-time personalization and delivery of music, images and video to website, wireless and portable devices. Equilibrium offers breakthrough cross-platform technology solutions featuring interoperability and integration for the workgroup, enterprise and web-server, delivering the same MediaRich CORE technology for cross-platform interoperability and integration virtually anywhere. The EQ Network can automate personalized video delivery and monetization via advertising from any web video. Equilibrium is a Microsoft Gold Partner. To learn more about Equilibrium and its products, please visit Equilibrium, EQ Network or the EQ blog.
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