Reactivity® Inc., the leading vendor delivering on the promise of SOA, today announced details about its 2006 momentum. Offering unique SOA and Web service enablement solutions, Reactivity continues to be selected by leading global companies to secure, accelerate and manage enterprise XML and Web services environments. Reactivity, which has already nearly doubled revenues over 2005, has also grown its customer base more than 50 percent in 2006. Recent new customer wins include Fortune 50 accounts in insurance, media, automobile, aerospace, consulting services and defense.
Reactivity's products enable SOA delivery at some of the largest organizations in the world while reducing management complexity and the cost of maintenance. At the same time, the reliability and serviceability have increased through usage of Reactivity technology. Global 1000 organizations continue to recognize that Reactivity's solutions are the premier choice for companies who want to realize the full promise of SOA. Today, Reactivity customers are conducting billions of dollars in XML transactions each month.
"Reactivity has a very strong product and the company is extremely customer service oriented and committed to addressing our needs," said Jon Chaitt, director of information technology at a major media conglomerate. "We anticipate a strong and productive relationship going forward addressing our strategic XML integration and security needs."
At the same time that Reactivity has achieved these milestones, the Company is looking towards how it can reach its next level of growth. John C. Laing has joined Reactivity as CEO, offering Reactivity a powerful new leader with extensive industry experience that will aid in the Company's goal to increase its revenue growth and product leadership. Laing has a 34-year history in the technology industry, having held senior management positions with industry leaders in multiple markets: content discovery (Inxight), security (Symantec), desktop operating systems (Apple) and document printing (Xerox).
While serving as the executive vice president of worldwide sales for Symantec from 1989 through 1997, Laing grew sales from $15 million to $600 million and orchestrated several high-profile acquisitions, helping advance the company to its current successful position. Most recently, serving as president and CEO at Inxight, Laing grew revenue by 65 percent, expanding the company's worldwide channels. He also currently serves on the boards of the Opportunities Industrialization Center West (OICW) and Workshare. Previously, Laing served on the boards of Macromedia and Entercept Security Technology (acquired by McAfee). Laing is also a past chairman of the Software Publishers Association.
"Reactivity is delivering on the promise of SOA, offering solutions that allow companies to seamlessly connect internal XML applications as well as provide secure and scalable XML-based B2B connectivity," said John C. Laing, CEO of Reactivity. "I am excited to join the company and look forward to continuing to expand the ways in which application oriented networking will change how businesses build infrastructure for next generation Web services."
Companies rely on Reactivity for quick and efficient deployment of SOA applications. Reactivity provides organizations with the technology to secure, accelerate and manage XML and Web services environments. With Reactivity, customers realize the cost saving and time-to-market promise of Web services and SOA. Reactivity's products deliver security, reliability and scalability functions in an application oriented networking layer. Reactivity was the first to introduce XML Firewalls and continues to lead with innovations that simplify and scale XML-based integration and Web service delivery. Reactivity supports WS-Security and all associated security, XML and Web services standards. These appliances deliver 20x performance improvements over application platforms and middleware for XML Schema validation, transformation, and cryptographic operations. Reactivity is an active member of OASIS and WS-I. Reactivity is located in Belmont, California, and can be reached at http://www.reactivity.com, +1-650-551-7800 or email@example.com.
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