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Arbor Networks

October 08, 2013 09:00 ET

Arbor Networks Promotes Jeremy Nicholls to Global Vice President of Channel Sales and Alliances

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2013) - Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced the promotion of Jeremy Nicholls to Global Vice President (VP) of Channel Sales and Alliances. Jeremy takes on this leadership role for the company's global channel program after spending two years as Arbor's Director of Channel Sales and Business Development for the EMEA region. Prior to joining Arbor, Jeremy worked as Vice President of Sales, EMEA for Niksun, and has run numerous sales teams selling via the channel and direct sales into both the enterprise and service provider markets.

"I am thrilled to step into this leadership role with responsibility for the health and maturity of our global channel sales and alliances program," said Jeremy Nicholls. "My two immediate charters are to bolster revenue driven through our channel and alliances partnerships and to make it easier for our partners to work with us. Arbor puts such important technology into the hands of partners all over the world, and I look forward to working closely with them to evolve existing partner relationships and to create new ones, going forward."

"Jeremy brings such strong leadership skills and domain expertise to his new, expanded role at Arbor Networks and this change in leadership is coming at a very important time for the company," said Colin Doherty, Arbor Networks President. "We have an incredible market opportunity ahead of us, and our channel program is integral to our growth as we evolve, expanding our footprint both geographically and from a technology standpoint. Jeremy has already hit the ground running in his new role and I have full confidence in his ability to execute against his charter for the channel program."

The Arbor Advantage Partner Program
With four levels -- Authorized, Advantage, Premier and Elite -- the Arbor Advantage Partner Program accommodates for varying partners' business models while better differentiating them in the market based on their capabilities and the investments that they make in marketing and training to help them sell and support Arbor solutions. For each tier, partners are rewarded through benefits including deal registration, marketing support, sales and technical training, and lead referrals. This tiered structure gives Arbor an opportunity to evolve the partner program, effectively expanding its partner base while providing broader coverage across various verticals, geographies and skill levels. The program also includes product specializations for partners that wish to become technically proficient in specific products.

Arbor has solutions that specifically address the needs of enterprises, service providers, data centers and cloud operators -- and all are available through the channel. Arbor's Pravail® solutions deliver the situational awareness and security intelligence that enterprise and government networks require to detect and mitigate internal and external threats, thereby -- helping to protect the network, the brand and the business. Designed for service providers and global enterprises, the Peakflow® platform is the industry's leading network-wide infrastructure security and traffic-monitoring platform delivering unparalleled DDoS protection, actionable insight into application management and traffic engineering, and a platform for managed security services.

For more details on the Arbor Advantage Partner Program, please visit the Arbor Networks Web site to download an overview of the program:

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, Inc. helps secure the world's largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world's leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor's advanced threat solutions deliver complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a "force multiplier", making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context -- so customers can solve problems faster and reduce the risk to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at Arbor's research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS® global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ArbOS, ATLAS, Pravail, Arbor Optima, Cloud Signaling, Arbor Cloud, the Arbor Networks logo and Arbor Networks: Smart. Available. Secure. are all trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brand names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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