SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions via its innovative Unified Visibility Fabric™, announced today that Scott Sullivan has joined the company as Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales bringing with him more than 30 years of sales management & leadership in the technology industry.
In his new role at Gigamon, Sullivan will lead the company's worldwide channel strategy and work closely with distributors and partners around the world to identify new opportunities for growth. With more than 200 partners globally, the Gigamon partner community provides resources to develop global market opportunities that meet the diverse needs of enterprises and service providers with a focus on providing secure access and complete visibility to data while lowering the total cost of network management.
"Scott has a strong track record in building, expanding and managing a global channel strategy," said Helmut Wilke, Gigamon's Senior Vice President of Worldwide sales. "We view our partners as a critical extension of our own Gigamon team, and we are committed to their success. With Scott's leadership, we can further increase our collaboration and help our network of partners grow their businesses at an accelerated rate."
Prior to joining Gigamon, Sullivan served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Channels & Alliances at VSS Monitoring. Sullivan has also held senior leadership positions at Jupiter Systems, Intera Group and Vidsoft. Additionally, he is an active board member of industry organizations including the Microsoft Partner Advisory Council. Sullivan holds both a Master's in business administration and a Bachelor's degree from Lesley University.
"Gigamon's commitment and investment in the channel is representative of a company poised for growth and opportunity," said Sullivan. "The channel is increasingly crucial in today's business model, and I look forward to working closely with our partners to solve customer problems with best-of-breed active visibility monitoring solutions for network security, troubleshooting, application analysis, data forensics and compliance."
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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