SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO of SDForum, congratulated PROLIN on the recent appointment of Greg Stephens as Chief Operating Officer. PROLIN is a company in residence of the Holland in the Valley program run by SDForum, in partnership with the Dutch Consulate. A renowned pioneer in ITIL-based ITSM in the '80s and '90s, PROLIN has reunited to revitalize IT Service Management with ITSM as a Service. PROLIN's team of experienced engineering and business professionals is focused on bringing leading-edge technology, and fun, back to IT service management. PROLIN is privately held and has headquarters in San Mateo, CA; development teams in Roseville, CA and Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Sales & Support Offices in San Mateo and Amsterdam. For more information, please visit: www.prolin.com.
"We are very excited about the rapid growth of our company and the tremendous interest in our ITSM as a Service products and roadmap from customers and resellers worldwide," said Jerome H. Mol, founder and CEO of PROLIN. "And, we are delighted to be part of SDForum and the Holland in the Valley program. It has helped us easily establish our headquarters in Silicon Valley, where we have had instant access to critical resources that have already accelerated our success. Thanks to this, we were able to ramp up fast, growing from a mere five employees to over 30 within six months!"
Last January, SDForum partnered with local Netherlands officials from the Dutch Consulate General in San Francisco to create the first U.S. incubator for Dutch technology companies. This program is a milestone in SDForum's Global Gateway initiative to connect Silicon Valley with technology communities around the globe. Netherlands Consul General Bart van Bolhuis said, "We are pleased with the rapid growth of PROLIN, one of our initial 'Holland in the Valley' companies. PROLIN will be an inspiration for future Dutch companies interested in establishing a presence in Silicon Valley."
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