SOURCE: AlienVault

AlienVault

December 09, 2015 09:00 ET

AlienVault Appoints Former FireEye Executive Catherine Kelly as Vice President of EMEA Sales

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2015) - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that Catherine Kelly has joined the company as vice president of EMEA sales to expand its business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role, the former FireEye vice president will be responsible for growing AlienVault's EMEA business, including partner and customer relationships.

Kelly joins AlienVault during a year of record growth, with bookings growth exceeding 65 percent year over year and new customer growth exceeding 75 percent year over year. In addition, the company recently closed $52 million in its Series E funding round, appointed former CSC executive Brian Robins as CFO, and was once again positioned in the Visionary quadrant of the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), recognizing the innovative value of AlienVault's affordable security solutions for organizations of all sizes.

"With her unique expertise in both global sales and network security, we're excited to have Catherine join our team during this tremendous period of growth," said Justin Endres, SVP of worldwide sales at AlienVault. "We'll look to her to build on our momentum and expand our presence in the EMEA region as we continue to help our customers prioritize the threats that put their business at risk."

Prior to joining AlienVault, Kelly served as vice president of worldwide commercial sales at FireEye, a publicly held network security company. She has also held positions at IT services companies including ServiceSource, Dell Inc. and EMC.

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AlienVault's mission is to enable organizations with limited resources to accelerate and simplify their ability to detect and respond to the growing landscape of cyber threats. Our Unified Security Management (USM) platform provides all of the essential security controls required for complete security visibility, and is designed to enable any IT or security practitioner to benefit from results on day one. Powered by threat intelligence from AlienVault Labs and the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange -- the world's largest crowd-sourced threat data network -- AlienVault USM delivers a unified, simple and affordable solution for threat detection, incident response and compliance management. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

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