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Quest Software strengthens Asia Pacific leadership with appointment

Veteran Barrie Sheers to steer companies expansion in Asia Pacific and Japan

Singapore, February 8, 2011Quest Software, Inc.  (Nasdaq: QSFT) has announced the appointment of Barrie Sheers as vice president and general manager of its Asia-Pacific Japan (APAC-J) region. Sheers will be based in Quest’s Singapore office.

Sheers comes to Quest with more than 25 years of sales and general management experience. His career highlights include leadership of Asia-Pacific operations for Sybase, in addition to executive-level sales and marketing positions at EMC, where he spent seven years leading   multiple successful launches of many technology solutions to APAC-J customers.

“The Pan-Asian region continues to be among the most rapidly developing markets for IT infrastructure and systems management solutions.  We expect Barrie’s wealth of go-to-market strategy expertise will help expand our reach in this part of the world,” said Alan Fudge, senior vice president, worldwide sales, Quest Software. “We look forward to working with Barrie as he introduces Quest products to an ever-growing international customer base.”

“It is a pleasure to join Quest Software and be a part of the company’s commitment to building its presence in the systems management market in APAC-J,” Sheers said. “Quest has a unique array of products that address a multitude of needs that unify IT and business requirements, and it will be exciting to execute winning sales models designed to exceed customers’ expectations.”


About Quest Software, Inc.
Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT)simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments.  For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to

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