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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Software industry veteran Joseph Alsop joins Alpha Software’s Board of Directors

I would like you all to join me in welcoming Joesph Alsop to Alpha Software's Board of Directors. He's the co-founder and former CEO of Progress Software Corporation, and led the company from a startup to a global software industry leader with over $500 million in annual revenue.

Now he'll be advising Alpha Software on business and growth strategies. To learn more about what he'll be working on at Alpha, read our press release below announcing his addition to our team.

Co-Founder and former CEO of largest independent software company in Massachusetts will advise Alpha Software on business and growth strategies for Alpha Five

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Joseph Alsop, co-founder and former CEO of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), has joined the Board of Directors of Alpha Software, maker of the acclaimed Alpha Five platform for rapidly building secure Ajax database applications. With over 30 years of experience growing the largest independent software company in Massachusetts, Alsop will play an important role in helping Alpha Software build on its reputation for excellence in creating tools for the rapid development of database-driven Ajax Web applications. He will also be advising the company on extending its technology assets to let developers build mobile database applications that run across all smart phones and tablets.

“Alsop’s impressive track record will add to our board’s breadth of expertise in areas such as strategy, managing growth, and innovation,” says Richard Rabins, Co-Chairman of Alpha Software. “We are confident that he will provide a unique perspective to the company as we continue to expand with more cutting-edge development tools especially in the emerging business mobile database application space.”

Alsop co-founded Progress Software Corporation in 1981 and served as CEO until 2009. He led the company from a startup to a global software industry leader with over $500 million in annual revenue. Alsop graduated from MIT in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

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Since 1982, Alpha Software has been providing developers with award-winning tools that make it easy to build business applications. Today over a million users rely on Alpha Software’s Alpha Five. The company is privately held, and based in Burlington, Mass. Alpha Software can be found on the Web at The company’s blog is located at


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