SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon®, the world leader in Traffic Visibility Networking solutions, announced today that Networking industry veteran Claudio Perugini has joined the company as Area Vice President of Eastern Region Sales, which includes the Eastern United States and all Canada provinces. Perugini will define and lead Gigamon's sales and customer engagement strategy for the Eastern Region of North America, including directly managing all Regional Sales Managers and Directors.
"Claudio is a highly experienced and creative sales leader who developed the strategy that enabled him to exceed revenue growth goals at Fluke Networks for more than two decades straight," said Ted Ho, Gigamon Co-Founder and CEO. "As Gigamon transitions from disruptive technology innovator to a critical strategic partner, Claudio's skills and knowledge will be key to furthering our growth and helping our current and future customers better understand how to maximize the value of our partnership."
Prior to joining Gigamon, Perugini worked at Fluke Networks for 27 years where he held numerous roles in the sales division including Regional Sales Director of the Eastern Region. In this role, Perugini was responsible for leading the East coast team across multiple business segments – Cable Test, Portable Network Analysis and Distributed Network Analysis. His accomplishments at Fluke include leading the highest producing region per sales person for the last fourteen years, driving rapid revenue growth in the Northeast Region during one of the toughest economic climates in recent history and exceeding growth targets year-over-year for fifteen years running. In addition, he was instrumental in securing FNET approval by the cable and network connector manufacturers' certification process, which opened the door for DSP cable test sales.
"Spending the last two decades of my career leading a top sales team that provided innovative solutions for deploying, testing, monitoring and securing wired and wireless networks has put me in a unique position to further drive sales at Gigamon," states Perugini. "As the use of large-scale 10-Gigabit networks increase and volume of information rises, one of the biggest challenges that companies will now face is traffic visibility. Gigamon is perfectly positioned to assist companies in intelligently controlling the flow of traffic. I am thrilled to contribute to the Eastern Region Sales Division as they provide this solution."
Gigamon® provides intelligent Traffic Visibility Networking solutions for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with unmatched visibility into the traffic traversing both physical and virtual networks without affecting the performance or stability of the production environment. Through patented technologies, the Gigamon GigaVUE® portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to security, monitoring or management systems. With over seven years' experience designing and building intelligent traffic visibility products in the US, Gigamon serves the vertical market leaders of the Fortune 1000 and has an install base spanning 40 countries. For more information visit www.gigamon.com