Miria Systems Acquires Cloud Computing Firm; Calls It “Key Step” In Bringing Together the Interconnected Technology World of the 21st Century
NORRISTOWN, PA, April 4, 2012 – Miria Systems, Inc. (www.miriasystems.com), Norristown, PA-based provider of content-centric Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, has acquired Cloud95, LLC, a Cloud Computing technology and consulting firm, it was announced today by Miria Systems Board Chairman Bruce Luehrs.
At the same time, Luehrs announced that Cloud95 Founder and President Marty Michael will join Miria Systems as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Cloud Strategist. Ron Siena continues as President of the company, with the added responsibility as Chief Strategy Officer, IBM Solutions.
“The acquisition of Cloud95, combined with the addition of Michael and the increased emphasis on our strong partnerships with IBM Corporation – as an IBM Premier Business Partner, Solutions Provider, and Support Partner,” Luehrs said, “will help us consolidate Miria Systems’ strengths as we extend our capabilities into the emerging Enterprise-Engineering Collaborative world of the 21st century.
“In addition to his role as CEO, Marty Michael will lead the company program to provide information management solutions that improve Miria Systems clients’ ability to respond aggressively and effectively in today’s rapidly changing marketplace,” Luehrs continued. “He brings lengthy experience in the areas of on-line production systems, Cloud Computing, information management, and track-and-trace solutions.”
“Even at its genesis,” Michael noted, “Cloud Computing is making all forward-thinking information managers rethink their approaches to technology by putting web-based software, middleware and computing resources at their fingertips…on a pay-as-you-go basis. In this regard, we see Miria Systems as being a ‘thought leader’ in Cloud Computing.”
“Ron Siena, as President and Chief Strategy Officer, IBM Solutions,” Luehrs said, “will stay actively involved in strategic business development—with a particular focus on client and partner relationships – as well as providing project management, domain expertise, solution design and technical guidance to the company’s ECM team. He has over 20 years experience designing, implementing, and maintaining Enterprise Content Management and Business Process Management solutions across a variety of markets in both the public and private sectors. It was through Ron’s leadership,” Luehrs emphasized, “that Miria Systems established itself as an IBM Premier Business Partner and IBM Solutions Provider.”
Siena, who is recognized as an IBM FileNet Certified Professional, holds an M.A. in Psychology from the New School for Social Research and a B.A. in Psychology from Boston University.
Marty Michal was, since 2004, vice president of Avanceon, an Exton-based leading technology partner for many global manufacturing companies, before starting Cloud95. Prior to that, he founded LScan Technologies, Inc., a company that provided mobile track-and-trace computing solutions to the pharmaceutical industry.
Miria Systems, Inc., established in 1986, provides ECM process and product solutions across a number of business and technology areas, including banking, energy, engineering, environmental, logistics, and utilities. Miria Systems’ customers include DHL, Fifth Third Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, P.F. Chang’s, and Pennsylvania Power Light.
The company is located at 2570 Boulevard of the Generals, Suite 222, Norristown, PA 19403-3675. Telephone number is: 484-446-3300. Email: email@example.com.