San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2012
CloudPassage, the leading provider of public and private cloud server security, announces Jack Duffy has joined the company as vice president of sales. Duffy, a seasoned sales executive with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise sales, operations and strategic partnering, will oversee sales strategy and execution for both direct and indirect channels.
Most recently, Duffy served as a strategic advisor to CloudSigma, where he helped build the go-to-market strategy and sales execution model for the company’s expansion into North America. Prior to this, he was executive vice president of sales and business development for GoGrid, a leading IaaS provider. During his tenure at GoGrid, Duffy led the company’s transition to cloud services, growing revenue by 104 percent, quadrupling the average revenue per user (ARPU) and increasing the customer lifetime value by 133 percent. Duffy has also held management positions at BigFix (IBM), PrincetonSoftech (IBM) and Portal Software (Oracle).
“Our Halo cloud server security platform is proven in the marketplace and industry demand is rising fast, so the time is right to engage a proven talent like Jack,” said Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage. “Jack is an outstanding sales leader and his skill-set will be particularly beneficial as we grow into new markets and continue to help enterprises protect their servers in the cloud.”
“The expansion of cloud infrastructure within enterprises is one of the most dominant trends in technology today,” said Duffy. “To date, the major obstacles to moving more applications to the cloud have been security and compliance. CloudPassage removes these obstacles, providing the most advanced and disruptive enterprise security solution available today. I look forward to helping the company leverage this enormous market opportunity and solidify itself as the gold standard for cloud security.”
CloudPassage is the leading provider of public and private cloud server security and creator of Halo®, the industry's first security and compliance platform purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. Halo operates across public, private and hybrid clouds. Industry-leading companies like Foursquare, Avatar New York and Martini Media trust Halo to seamlessly manage their server security configuration, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection and server account auditing from one system. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital and other leading investors. For more information, please visit http://www.CloudPassage.com.
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