has again stepped up the rapid and successful expansion of its United States Reality
team with the key appointment of technology director Mark Fuller.
Fuller arrives in California in September with an outstanding track record and more than two decades of high-level experience of developing and implementing the Reality
The 40-year-old father of two, from the United Kingdom, will be running and building the technical and Customer Experience team for Reality
, and is confident of continuing Northgate
's impressive recent impact in this sector.
"I accepted the challenge of taking on this role because I believe in what Northgate
is accomplishing in North America," said Fuller. "With my technical knowledge and expertise we will deliver a quicker and greatly enhanced customer experience."
"We already have a substantial team of resources in place and are looking for significant growth to confirm ourselves as the leading player in this market.
"It is an exciting time for the company and we have a tremendous platform to build upon over the coming years. I can't wait to show our clients the path to driving their businesses forwards and enhancing their profitability."
The success of Northgate
's commercial team has made waves in the industry in recent months, with the acquisition of several key contracts.
Fuller, who joins the team as Director of Technology Reality
USA, has a wealth of product experience and is also a leading voice on industry issues. He is determined to use his know-how and experience to provide the company with a significant competitive edge in this area.
"Businesses are looking to cut costs during these challenging financial times," said Fuller. "They are looking to make smarter investments in systems which show a genuine return. Reality
"I will make a difference by further improving Reality
's already impressive footprint in the MultiValue marketplace."
Fuller's appointment was given a resounding endorsement by Vice President, Reality
, Mark Pick, whose leadership of Reality
since his appointment last year has been credited with rejuvenating the product.
"I am delighted to welcome Mark to Northgate
's USA operation," said Pick. "The company is in the midst of an exciting journey, with our Reality
releases including many MultiValue flavor features that address our migration offerings.
"Mark's unique and diverse background, coupled with his deep MultiValue roots and reseller understanding, will be an invaluable asset in this long-term effort.
"There are common concerns in the market place at the moment. With our experience and technologies, we are the only realistic turning point for companies serious about addressing those concerns."
's continued investment in Reality
is a reflection of management's belief that the product's cost-effectiveness, resilience, and integration and connectivity abilities, make it the number one option on the market.
A MultiValue and relational(SQL)-enabled database, it allows users to maximise the use of existing technologies while ensuring their customers needs are met, now and in the future. While maintaining its virtual machine concept, Reality now has open interfaces - using integrated ODBC/JDBC SQL, Web Services, HTML, TCP/IP Sockets and simple extensions to DataBasic - an extended Dartmouth BASIC language with exceptional database and string handling abilities. Remote calls can also be made in order to provide integration with open Java applications and Microsoft Visual Basic/C/C++/C# and .net.