Astec announce the appointment of Glen Sakata as US demand for iBroadcast grows
Monday 7st April 2014, NAB 2014, Las Vegas.
Astec Solutions Ltd., supplier of end-to-end multi-vendor network management solutions is delighted to announce the appointment of Glen Sakata as Sales Manager, Americas for the revolutionary iBroadcast Network Management System.
“International interest in iBroadcast at the moment is significant”, said Technical Director Chris Barlow. ”Together with the launch at IBC 2013 of iBroadcastONE, our new Network Management System in a box, we are now reaching out to new organisations who are able to benefit from having a scalable Network Management System that also meets their budgetary requirements.
This is a positive step in our wider channel development strategy to extend the reach of iBroadcast around the world and Glen will be instrumental in supporting our fast-growing business and operations in the Americas.”
Glen commented, “I’m delighted to be part of the Astec team and look forward to helping our customers to take full control of their broadcast platform, achieve operational excellence, manage costs while helping them to respond to the most challenging of business objectives. iBroadcast is all about delivering substantial value to both our existing and future broadcast clients and I look forward to helping our customers meet all their operational and financial goals.”
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About Glen Sakata
Glen Sakata is a seasoned executive known for establishing and building long term customer and client relationships across multiple verticals and technology platforms. His strengths are building personal relationships with a sharp eye for business opportunities.
Over the past 25 years, Mr. Sakata has held key management positions in sales, product marketing, business development and general management with industry innovators such as Vinten Broadcast, Louth Automation, Faroudja Labs, Cisco Systems and Harmonic, Inc. Glen is focused on achieving results for his customers.
About Astec Solutions Ltd
Astec was founded in August 2000 and has grown to become a leading supplier of network management and monitoring and control solutions to our customers throughout Europe and North America. We strive to improve operational effectiveness and profitability for all our customers by delivering specialist management, production, reporting, and monitoring and control information technology solutions.
Our solutions have been created for many of the world’s leading enterprises across numerous sectors including Broadcasting, Food & Beverage, Power Generation, Utilities, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Packaged Goods.
In general, providing ‘Any Time, Any Where, Any Device’ monitoring and control can be complicated. iBroadcast® is trusted by leading broadcasters around the world to manage these risks by providing a highly scalable, multi-vendor network management system offering a dynamic Supervision and Hypervision solution.
Part of that reassurance is that iBroadcast® is Powered by Proficy+, a high performance business solutions platform from GE Intelligent Platforms, which has over 300,000 license installations worldwide.
iBroadcast® is capable of interfacing to equipment from hundreds of different vendors and includes many powerful features such as real-time alarms, root cause analysis, equipment control, web-based reporting, mobile device access, off-air service monitoring and much more.
For further information
For details on Astec products and services, or to book an interview, please contact Annette Gann – firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 7415 864429 or visit http://astecsolutions.com.