Roaring Penguin Software Adds Staff, Ramps Up For Growth in 2004

Roaring Penguin Software Adds Staff, Ramps Up For Growth in 2004

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) January 12, 2004

Roaring Penguin Software has added three new staff, bringing its workforce to nine and doubling its growth in one year. A new software developer/technical support specialist and two inside sales staff will be instrumental in enhancing and delivering CanIt, the company’s enterprise anti-spam software product line, to even more campuses, ISPs and enterprises in 2004.

Dave O’Neill joins the company as software developer, working on the CanIt product line and providing technical customer support. O’Neill is a Linux and UNIX developer with experience working with client/server development. He previously worked at Linuxcare, and holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Carleton University in Ottawa.

Natasha Sephton and Wayne Kelly join Roaring Penguin as inside sales staff supporting education campus sales. Both are experienced account representatives in high-technology environments.

Sephton joins the company from Telus, where she was and account manager. Her prior experience includes sales management and corporate training. She earned a degree in psychology and various human relations certificates. Kelly previously held account management roles at Corel Corporation and E-cruiter. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University and a diploma in business marketing from Algonquin College.

Bill White, Roaring Penguin Software’s VP of Marketing and Sales, said, “CanIt anti-spam software is market-leading technology that has been proven in numerous significant installations over the past year. We now have exceptional reference customers and new talent that will propel us to market leadership in 2004.”

About CanIt

CanIt 2.0 offers the industry’s most complete and flexible server-based anti-spam and anti-virus solution. It is based on the acclaimed MIMEDefang e-mail inspection and manipulation software, also developed and maintained by Roaring Penguin. CanIt can be deployed in any campus, ISP or enterprise e-mail environment, including on all Linux and UNIX servers. As a stand-alone gateway appliance, it can protect e-mail environments running non-UNIX servers, such as Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes and Novell Groupwise.

About Roaring Penguin

Founded in 1999, Roaring Penguin Software Inc. specializes in providing intelligent computing infrastructure for enterprises. Since 2000, the company has focused on enterprise e-mail filtering, spam fighting and related product lines. Today, Roaring Penguin develops, deploys and supports a range of acclaimed mail filtering and networking products. For more information visit A trial version of CanIt can be obtained at


Maria Ford

Marketing Communications

Roaring Penguin Software Inc.

+1 613.741.9484

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