Univa Appoints Veteran Head of Sales

Positions for Strong Growth on Heels of Customer Acceptance of Univa Grid Engine

Austin, TX, October 26, 2011– Univa, the Data Center Automation Company, announced today the appointment of Rob Secontine to vice president Sales and Marketing.

Mr. Secontine brings over 25 years of executive sales management experience to his new position with Univa. Mr. Secontine will lead Univa's accelerating growth and develop the company's global sales and marketing strategies. Mr. Secontine has excelled in creating high performing customer-focused organizations for several technology companies that culminated with successful outcomes such as the IPO at Indigo (NASD INDG) (later acquired by Hewlett Packard) and Vi{Z}RT. Most recently, Mr. Secontine led sales and business development at Scali Inc. which was acquired by Platform Computing.

"I am delighted to have Rob join our team," said Gary Tyreman, President and CEO of Univa Corporation. "Univa has experienced accelerated growth driven by the acceptance of Univa Grid Engine. Rob brings a proven track record and he has already played an instrumental role in our recent successes. Rob has the talent and energy to help to drive the company's growth."

"The opportunity we have at Univa is profound," said Rob Secontine, VP Sales and Marketing at Univa. "We are at the nexus of providing Grid Engine users the functionality and performance their organization requires in addition to bringing our unique application orchestration product to market that virtually every data center will require. I am thrilled to join at such an exciting time."

Univa Grid Engine Momentum

Univa has signed several new contracts in its most recent quarter, topping off its third consecutive quarter of growth in customer deployments. Univa lists a sample of customers at http://www.univa.com/about/customers

Univa Grid Engine is engineered, tested and fully supported by the Univa Grid Engine Team. Univa Grid Engine 8.0.1 has already been proven to perform in large, complex production environments as part of several validation projects. Univa has added more than 200 improvements to Grid Engine since January, adding important functionality as well as addressing critical defects. More details can be found at http://www.univa.com/products/grid-engine

About Univa Corporation

Univa, the Data Center Optimization Company, is the leading provider of optimization and management software for traditional, dynamic and cloud data centers. Univa's award-winning products are used by Global 2500 companies to improve resource sharing, amplify the efficiency of people and processes, and increase application and license utilization. Univa offers the industry's broadest, most innovative and integrated product set for managing shared, high-demand data center resources. From workload management to policy-driven provisioning across physical, virtual and cloud resources, only Univa provides a proven combination of enterprise-class capabilities, industry expertise, and community sponsorship. Univa is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois with offices worldwide. For more information, go to www.univa.com.