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.
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.
JAMES K. LOWDEN
He brings with him 30 years of experience on Wall Street in software and database design, specializing in systems that support quantitative analysis.
Chair of the Apache Directory™ project management committee and member of the Apache Software Foundation. Previously on the OpenLDAP engineering team.
PIONEERING OPENLDAP SINCE 1999
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
PO Box 391
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Main Office: +1.650.963.7601
Technical Support: +1.855.532.7489 or 855.LDAP.GUY
(only for paid support customers)
Australia: +61 8 6225 2335
Czech Republic (Prague): +420 228881186
France (Paris): +33 182884797
Ireland: +353 749897885
Israel: +972 23721314
UK: +44 01788489001