VSS Monitoring, the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, today announced that it has named former Aruba Networks VP of Sales Dave Butler as its new VP of Global Sales, and has named former NetScout Systems VP of Sales Dean Beaver as its new VP of Global Alliances.
VSS Monitoring is the leader in managing access for performance and security tools for traffic on dynamic networks deployed by enterprises, governments and service providers. With the world’s largest and most feature-rich family of traffic optimization devices, VSS allows IT professionals to see into the farthest reaches of even the largest networks. VSS’ innovative Network Intelligence Optimization Systems™ for passive monitoring and active inline tools help prevent problems from reaching end users, and greatly accelerate the ROI of tool deployments.
In his new role, Mr. Butler is responsible for expanding VSS Monitoring’s revenue worldwide – including expanding the company’s penetration into new geographic and vertical markets – as well as for managing field sales, inside sales, and channel operations. Mr. Butler brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience to VSS Monitoring. Previously he served as VP of Sales during the explosive growth phases of Aruba Networks, FireEye, FORE Systems, and Inktomi. He holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Virginia, and a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University.
Mr. Beaver is responsible for all worldwide technology alliances, channels and OEM partnerships. With more than 20 years of experience in the network analytics field, Mr. Beaver brings deep expertise and market knowledge to VSS Monitoring. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Sales at NetScout Systems for 10 years, and as the Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Boundary, a cloud computing analytics company, through LightSpeed Ventures. He holds a joint BS in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.
“As we continue to expand our current markets and grow into new ones, the addition of these proven industry sales executives will accelerate the growth of VSS Monitoring in the network intelligence optimization space,” said Rob Markovich, VSS Monitoring senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. “Both of these new leaders bring a wealth of experience growing successful companies, including in the enterprise security and network analytics sectors. We will rely on that knowledge as we gear up the next phase of VSS Monitoring’s growth.”
About VSS Monitoring
VSS Monitoring (vssmonitoring.com) is the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, providing a visionary, systems approach for optimizing and scaling the connectivity between network switching and the network intelligence universe of analytics, security, and acceleration tools. VSS network intelligence optimization systems improve tool usage, simplify operations, increase efficiencies and greatly enhance ROI. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, visit the company website.
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