Gigamon Announces Appointment of Ted Ho to its Board of Directors
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with its innovative Unified Visibility Fabric™, today announced the appointment of Ted Ho, a co-founder of Gigamon, to the Company's Board of Directors.
"We welcome Ted to the board," said Paul Hooper, CEO of Gigamon. "As a co-founder of Gigamon, Ted's technological expertise and knowledge of our markets will provide us with a valuable perspective as we continue to scale our business."
"I look forward to working with Paul and the board to extend Gigamon's technology leadership in the market that we shaped from inception," said Ho. "I am excited to have the opportunity to support the management team as we enter the next phase of the company's evolution."
Ted C. Ho co-founded Gigamon in 2004 and formerly served as a member of the board of directors from inception to March 2013. Mr. Ho served as chief executive officer of Gigamon from February 2008 to December 2012. Prior to founding the company, he served as vice president of engineering at Network Associates, Inc. (which later became McAfee, Inc.), from January 2001 to May 2003. From May 1998 to January 2001, Mr. Ho served as a director of engineering at McAfee. Mr. Ho holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the National Cheung-Kung University in Taiwan and an M.S. degree in structural engineering and computer engineering from the University of Southern California.
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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