MILFORD, Conn., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perimeter E-Security, the trusted market leader of information security and secure messaging services that deliver enterprise-class protection and compliance to companies of all sizes, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Randal Skipper to Executive Vice President of Global Sales, effective immediately.
Skipper's appointment comes on the heels of Perimeter's appointments of former Forrester Security Analyst Andrew Jaquith to Chief Technology Officer, and former McAfee executive John Viega to Executive Vice President of Products and Engineering.
Several market trends continue to drive the Company's information security and messaging business including the growing sophistication of information threats, heightened compliance requirements and the consumerization of IT with growing use of smartphones and tablet devices across enterprises.
"Perimeter finished up 2010 with strong business momentum as we sharpen our focus around our key offerings in managed security services and secure messaging," said Tim Harvey, CEO of Perimeter E-Security. "Randy's addition rounds out the executive leadership of our expanded product marketing and sales effort, complementing the outstanding technology leadership we've put in place behind John Viega and Andy Jaquith. Overall we are committed to approaching Perimeter's portfolio and our customers with a top-notch team as we seek to accelerate our growth in 2011 and beyond."
Randy Skipper is an industry veteran that brings over 20 years of successful sales leadership to his new role of Executive Vice President, Global Sales at Perimeter. He most recently served as VP of Sales at MessageLabs, a leading provider of SaaS based email security services. He was responsible for growing and establishing the Americas business that eventually lead to a $700 million acquisition by Symantec Corporation. Prior to MessageLabs, Skipper was VP of Sales for Marimba Inc., a company he joined as a startup and grew to a successful IPO in five years and sold to BMC. In addition, Skipper has been VP of Sales-US for Intelligent Interactions, a company acquired by 24 by 7, and has held various sales management positions for Oracle Corporation. He holds a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Baltimore.
As the only enterprise-class security services provider offering both comprehensive threat management and secure messaging, underpinned by strong compliance expertise, Perimeter protects over a half trillion dollars in assets for over 6,000 customers. The Company has been acknowledged in several prestigious rankings as one of the fastest growing security companies by the likes of Dow Jones Investment Banker, Inc. Magazine's annual Inc. 5000, and the Radicati Group.
Perimeter E-Security is the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance. Through its cost-effective and scalable SaaS platform, Perimeter offers the most comprehensive compliance and security solutions that include: end-to-end secure messaging solutions, managed security services, vulnerability management and security consulting services. For more information about Perimeter/USA.NET visit www.perimeterusa.com.
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