SOURCE: ArcSight

December 18, 2006 08:00 ET

ArcSight Appoints Industry Veteran Tom Reilly as Chief Operating Officer

Former IBM Executive to Lead Operational Teams as Company Continues Momentum and Expands Into New Markets

CUPERTINO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- ArcSight, Inc., a leader in Network and Security Information Management solutions, today announced that Tom Reilly has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Reilly brings over 20 years' experience in the enterprise software industry to ArcSight and will be responsible for the daily operations of the sales, marketing, professional services and customer support departments.

"Tom Reilly brings ArcSight a combination of operational and customer-facing experience that will help us further our mission to provide customers with next-generation network and security solutions that enable them to leverage information to improve their network and security operations," said Robert Shaw, Chairman and CEO of ArcSight. "We are excited to add an executive of Tom's caliber to our management team."

Mr. Reilly has held several senior management positions. Most recently he was a Vice President in IBM's Information Management division. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Reilly was CEO of Trigo Technologies, a venture backed enterprise software firm that pioneered the category of Product Information Management. Trigo, acquired by IBM in 2004, became the foundation for IBM's entrance into Master Data Management. Upon entering IBM, Mr. Reilly led additional acquisitions to establish market leadership in the rapidly emerging category. Previously, Mr. Reilly held several executive level positions at IBM, Lotus Development and BroadQuest.

"ArcSight's corporate momentum and commitment to its customers' success were deciding factors in my decision to join the company, and I believe it is the foundation on which we will continue to build future success," said Mr. Reilly. "I am looking forward to working with the team at ArcSight, its customers and partners. It is a dynamic time in our industry, driven by rapid technological change and constantly shifting customer needs."

About ArcSight

ArcSight, a leader in Network and Security Information Management, delivers mission-critical solutions for security, network and IT operations that enable enterprises to turn operational data into action. ArcSight solutions address today's complex enterprise networks that span multiple organizations and corporate business initiatives. By comprehensively collecting, analyzing, managing and responding to security and network data, ArcSight solutions mitigate information risk for real-time threat management, compliance reporting and automated network response. ArcSight's customer base includes leading global enterprises, government agencies and MSSPs.

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