SOURCE: Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks

January 06, 2010 09:00 ET

Telecom Industry Veteran Jeff Lindholm Joins Arbor Networks as Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations

CHELMSFORD, MA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Arbor Networks®, a leading provider of security and network management solutions for global business networks, announced today Jeff Lindholm has joined the company as senior vice president of global field operations, effective immediately. In this role, Lindholm will be responsible for driving all worldwide sales-related activities -- through direct and indirect channels -- as well as all customer service and support programs. Lindholm is filling the position left open following Colin Doherty's promotion to chief executive officer of Arbor Networks in October 2009.

Jeff Lindholm brings more than 30 years of technology sales, marketing and product management experience to Arbor -- including 20 years in senior sales and marketing roles -- as well as extensive knowledge of the telecommunications and security industries. Prior to joining Arbor, Lindholm served as SVP of Sales and Marketing at BigBand Networks, and before that held a number of senior management roles at Juniper Networks, including Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Worldwide Sales. Earlier in his career, he held senior sales management positions at Redstone Communications, New Oak Communications, StarBurst Communications and Bay Networks.

"Arbor enjoys a dominant position within the service provider infrastructure security space today. Going forward we see real opportunities to deliver additional value to our customers in the areas of cloud, data center and wireless security. Jeff's proven track record, extensive experience and leadership abilities will benefit our entire organization as we aggressively pursue these opportunities. We are thrilled to have him on our team," said Colin Doherty, Arbor's chief executive officer.

"Arbor has a well-earned reputation in the security industry and they benefit from close working relationships with the vast majority of the world's service providers. This gives the company a tremendous foundation for future growth, across geographies, new products and potential new business relationships. This is an exciting time for the company and for me personally," said Lindholm.

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks is a leading provider of security and network management solutions for global business networks, including more than 70 percent of the world's Internet service providers and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today. Arbor's secure service control solutions give customers a single, unified view into their networks' performance, helping them to quickly detect anomalous behavior, mitigate threats and enforce policy. This translates into actionable business intelligence to generate new forms of revenue and to maintain a competitive advantage.

Arbor also maintains ATLAS -- a unique collaborative effort with 100+ service providers across the globe sharing real-time security, traffic and routing information. No other entity today has both aggregated this much real-time information about what is happening across the Internet and developed the means for cross-provider collaboration that informs numerous business decisions.

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