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17 January 2011, Comments: Comments Off

Cloud Migration Start-up Hires VP Product Management and


James Strayer joins Racemi from Symantec

ATLANTA, January 17, 2011 – Racemi today announced that James Strayer has

joined as vice president of product management and marketing, a newly created

position for the growing company of datacenter automation software, which

facilitates migration to cloud computing.

Strayer joins from Symantec and will report to company CEO, Lawrence Guillory. He

brings more than a decade of product management and marketing experience. At

the Fortune 500 company, Symantec, he led product management efforts for the

Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) business and worked with key

OEM partners such as HP and Dell. Before that, at Altiris, he contributed to the

company’s growth, which led to the acquisition by Symantec for $830 million in April

2007. Strayer graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Life Sciences.

“James is an important addition to our team as we build out our network of partners

using Racemi technology to automate the datacenter and enable migration of server

images across private and public clouds,” said Lawrence Guillory, CEO of Racemi.

“His experience is perfectly matched to work with OEMs and managed service

providers (MSPs) wanting to add cloud on-boarding capabilities to their offerings.”

Racemi’s easy-to-integrate OEM automation technology migrates server images in

the datacenter, as well as to cloud computing resources like Amazon, GoGrid,

Rackspace and Terremark. It does this regardless of the underlying operating

system, application software, configuration, or even the physical, virtual, or cloud


Racemi has been named a Cool Vendor and has received other industry awards. The

cloud migration software technology is immediately available for OEM partner

evaluations with more information available at

About Racemi

Racemi builds server imaging and cloud migration technology allowing companies to

quickly capture, clone and migrate their server images anywhere. Racemi enables

OEM partners to automate private datacenters by leveraging its market-leading

server imaging technology to rapidly provision servers in any automated use case

including rapidly deploying enterprise images in and out of the major cloud

providers, such as Amazon, GoGrid, Rackspace and Terremark. For more

information, visit

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Glenn Rossman, Baker Communications Group, 914-623-8354,

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