As usual, we manage to bring you all the news before it’s actually announced – here is Monday’s official press release from Minicom, on the story we broke last week ‘Minicom To Announce Spin-Off Business ‘
There’s little in it that we didn’t tell you; Ronni to be CEO, business based in Zurich – the name is a little uninspiring but trades of course on the Minicom brand. What exactly they will get up to will perhaps be interesting.
Minicom Launches New International Digital Signage Division
Jerusalem, Israel February 2nd, 2009 – Minicom Advanced Systems, a leading vendor of remote access management solutions for the IT market and distribution solutions for the Digital Signage market, announced today the formation of a new dedicated, international unit – the Digital Signage Division. The new division will be headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland with a sales office in North America and an R&D center in Israel. The division will exclusively serve the emerging Digital Signage market with innovative solutions designed specifically to enhance the delivery and distribution of multimedia content and improve ROI in the Digital Signage marketplace.
“We have expanded our Digital Signage business into an independent division with global responsibility” said Eli Sasson, CEO and President of Minicom. “We recently enjoyed significant growth and success in both our market segments. It is the ideal time for a strategic move to proactively increase our investment in both the IT and Digital Signage markets despite the tough economic conditions. The move will enable us to get closer to our partners and customers via better, more dedicated teams that are eager to exceed their expectations.”
“I am very excited to be leading this new business venture” said Ronni Guggenheim, newly appointed CEO of Minicom’s Digital Signage Division. “We have a highly talented and inspired group of people with many years of industry experience and proven capabilities to lead us forward with innovations in technology as well as partnerships. Our goal is to increase Minicom’s leadership role and push the Digital Signage market forward together with our partners and customers.”
Minicom provides access management and extension solutions that enhance the level of IT service in organizations. Minicom was founded in 1988 and in 2006 became an Intel Capital portfolio company. It has worldwide distribution with its headquarters in Israel and Regional offices in North America, Europe and APAC. In 2009 Minicom established and fully owns
The new web site is www.minicomdigitalsignage.com