ClusterVision, specialist in supercomputer clusters, is pleased to announce that Sjur Fjellbirkeland has joined its European sales force as Manager Nordic Area. Sjur Fjellbirkeland will be driving sales in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland, leveraging his extensive network of contacts in the High Performance Computing (HPC) market. He will be based at ClusterVision's Nordic head quarters in Oslo.
"Sjur has worked for many years in HPC companies such as SGI and Scali and brings a wealth of experience and contacts in the HPC industry in the Nordic countries. We are very pleased to
have Sjur on our sales team to build new business in the Nordic countries", said Dr ir Matthijs van Leeuwen, Commercial Director of ClusterVision
Sjur Fjellbirkelands comments: "I have followed ClusterVision's development and growth in the European market and their impressive success demonstrates the need for HPC specialists in this market. I am pleased to now be part of their sales team and look forward to introducing their solutions to my existing and new contacts."
Sjur Fjellbirkeland has close to 40 years experience in the computer business, both locally and world-wide.
After graduating from Oslo University College, he worked for Texas Instruments in the Oil & Gas market in Norway, the last three years as a country manager.
Furthermore, he worked as region manager (Norway, Sweden and Russia) for Intergraph and as managing director for Merkantildata Applications.
In 1999, Sjur was appointed President at Scali, the HPC software company that developed cluster management and MPI software. More recently, Sjur worked for SGI were he was responsible for sales in the Nordic area.
ClusterVision is specialist in the design, implementation and support of small- and large-scale computer clusters. Their clustering technology provides a cost-effective alternative to traditional supercomputers by connecting multiple computers to form a unified powerful computing system. ClusterVision's team of experts has designed and built some of the largest and most complex computational, storage and database clusters in Europe. With a background in applied scientific research and practical experience with a wide range of HPC technologies, the team understands customers' requirements and provides tailor-made solutions. ClusterVision has offices in Amsterdam, Gloucester (UK), Munich, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Oslo and Madrid.
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