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About Symas

Extensive background in development and delivery of user management, networking and file management products at Locus Computing and PLATINUM technology.

Marketing and Development Executive at IBM, Locus Computing, Palyn-Gould Group and two software start-ups since acquired by Microsoft and EMC.

Specialist in distributed information technologies. Experience at JPL, Locus Computing, & PLATINUM. Member & Chief Architect of the OpenLDAP Core Team.

MATTHEW HARDIN

PRESIDENT, CEO

MARTY HEYMAN

PRESIDENT

HOWARD CHU

CTO, CHIEF ARCHITECT

Symas delivers open source identity and access governance and storage solutions along with unmatched support from the most qualified experts in the field. We help organizations achieve vendor independence, scalability and superior performance.

Chair of the Apache Directory™ project management committee and member of the Apache Software Foundation.  Previously on the OpenLDAP engineering team.

He brings with him 30 years of experience on Wall Street in software and database design, specializing in systems that support quantitative analysis.

QUANAH GIBSON-MOUNT

PRODUCT ARCHITECT

SHAWN MCKINNEY

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT

JAMES K. LOWDEN

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT

Core OpenLDAP member and Release Engineer for the OpenLDAP project.  Quanah has significant experience in the design and deployment of LDAP and LDAP-based applications.  Prior positions include Platform Architect for Zimbra and Principal Software Developer at Stanford University.

PIONEERING OPENLDAP SINCE 1999

History

Symas Corporation was founded in 1999. It is a Delaware C Corporation. Two of the three Founders (Matthew Hardin and Marty Heyman) remain in executive positions. Howard Chu (CTO and Chief Architect of the OpenLDAP Project) joined within weeks and is considered a Founder as well. Symas has invested in OpenLDAP development since the beginning. Our Technical Support and Professional Services are focused on expanding adoption of OpenLDAP and establishing it as the Industry Standard LDAP Software.

Symas currently has a staff of fifteen. Thirteen, including “management” are technical contributors. Four are dedicated to Support. Another four are active Support resources. Five are actively involved in OpenLDAP-related development.

Current Business Posture

Symas is financially sound. We have been profitable since 2007 and are carrying no debt. We are an entirely “Virtual” company. We have had a “work from home” policy from the founding. We currently have three people outside the US (Ireland, UK, and Bulgaria). The remainder are spread across all four time-zones of the US.

Symas office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET

Mailing address:

Symas Corporation

PO Box 391

Grand Junction, CO 81502

Main Office:

Technical Support:

INTERNATIONAL NUMBERS

Australia

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+1.650.963.7601

+1.855.532.7489 or 855.LDAP.GUY

 

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+44 01788489001

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Phone:

Main Office: +1.650.963.7601
Fax: +1.650.390.6284

Email:

Sales: sales@symas.com
Support: support@symas.com

Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET

Office Location:

Symas Corporation
PO Box 391
Grand Junction, CO 81507 USA