Dave Cox Joins Gigamon as Vice President of Worldwide Operations
Industry Veteran Brings More than 20 Years of Operations and Manufacturing Experience
SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO) a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric™ architecture, announced today that technology industry veteran Dave Cox has joined the company as Vice President of Worldwide Operations. In this position, Cox will lead and scale Gigamon's global manufacturing, logistics, service, support and quality functions. Cox joins Gigamon from Lytro.
"Dave's experience, background and strategic vision will enable Gigamon to grow and build on our already strong reputation for having the highest levels of quality and service in our industry," said Paul Hooper, CEO of Gigamon. "His proven track record of leadership with regard to operations as well as service and support will be a significant asset as we continue to expand our presence not only in the Americas, but abroad in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. I am delighted to welcome Dave to our executive team."
Cox brings more than 20 years of experience with manufacturers and vendors in the supply chain. Prior to joining Gigamon, Cox served as Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations at Lytro. He previously was Senior Vice President of Operations at Blue Coat Systems and has held leadership positions at Cisco, Quantum and Pluris. Cox attained his BA in International Relations from the University of California, Davis and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.
"I am excited to be joining the Gigamon team. As Gigamon and our Visibility Fabric solution continues to gain traction and the company expands, we will maintain our focus on building the highest quality products and services for our customers," said Cox. "I look forward to continuing Gigamon's recognized achievements in the areas of quality and service as we bring our leading solutions to more customers and markets around the world."
About the Visibility Fabric architecture
At Gigamon we realized that delivering the visibility essential to manage, analyze and secure the complex system that is the IT infrastructure requires a new approach. With millions of traffic flows across thousands of endpoints, visibility needs to be pervasive, intelligent and dynamic. Using our patented, unique technology, we created an innovative new approach for delivering this visibility called the Visibility Fabric architecture. This new approach is intelligent and versatile in its ability to enable visibility into the network. For more information visit http://www.gigamon.com/traffic-visibility-fabric.
Gigamon provides an intelligent Visibility Fabric™ architecture for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with pervasive and dynamic intelligent visibility of traffic across both physical and virtual environments without affecting the performance or stability of the production network. Through patented technologies and centralized management, the Gigamon GigaVUE portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to management, analysis, compliance and security tools. With over eight years' experience designing and building traffic visibility products in the US, Gigamon solutions are deployed globally across vertical markets including over half of the Fortune 100 and many government and federal agencies. www.gigamon.com
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