SOURCE: BreakingPoint Systems

BreakingPoint Systems

September 10, 2009 10:48 ET

BreakingPoint Systems Continues Record Growth and Momentum With Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Dorton Joins BreakingPoint as CFO With More Than 15 Years of Experience at High Growth Network Technology and Service Provider Organizations

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - BreakingPoint announced today the appointment of Jonathan Dorton as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Dorton joins BreakingPoint with more than 15 years of experience in various finance roles, most recently as CFO of FundsXpress Financial Network, an ASP that provided a full suite of outsourced Internet based network services. During his tenure at FundsExpress, Dorton witnessed the dynamic needs of today's data infrastructure and how critical realistic network simulation is to ensuring network security, integrity and overall resiliency. At BreakingPoint Dorton will be responsible for all finance, accounting, human resources and compliance functions. A critical role for a company realizing 285% revenue growth quarter over quarter and continuing its aggressive plans for expansion.

Executive Commentary

Jonathan Dorton, BreakingPoint Systems, CFO

"It is rare in today's economic climate to see such a bright outlook from a company, but BreakingPoint's cutting-edge technology and proven management team have led them to record revenue growth. Having witnessed first hand the needs of today's service providers and data centers, BreakingPoint's ability to help ensure the security, integrity and resiliency of a network infrastructure places them in a unique position to meet extraordinary market demand. Joining the team at BreakingPoint is a fantastic opportunity and I'm looking forward to helping the company continue their stellar growth and momentum."

Des Wilson, BreakingPoint Systems, CEO

"BreakingPoint continues to alter the landscape for network simulation, providing the only available solutions to generate global network conditions in order to ensure the resiliency of network devices deployed in today's network. Our competitive advantage has led the company to extraordinary growth and bringing on board someone with the experience of Jonathan Dorton was important for our company. Jonathan joins BreakingPoint at an exciting time, not only for our business but the direction of the industry. Leveraging his experience in finance, accounting and human resources will be crucial during BreakingPoint's time of astounding growth."

About Jonathan Dorton, BreakingPoint Systems, CFO

Jonathan Dorton has more than 15 years of experience in various finance roles with high growth technology companies and service provider organizations. Austin Ventures, a BreakingPoint investor and key organization in connecting growing businesses with experienced leaders, made the introduction between Dorton and BreakingPoint.

As CFO of FundsXpress Financial Network, Dorton saw through the company's sale to First Data Corporation. Prior to that position, Dorton was Corporate Controller of Power Computing Corporation, responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions, as well as filing the company's S-1 registration with the SEC prior to the sale of the company's assets to Apple Computer, Inc. Additionally, Dorton has served in auditing positions with KPMG, LLP and Ernst and Young, LLP.

About BreakingPoint

BreakingPoint's comprehensive application, performance and security testing tools ensure the resiliency of content-aware network devices and application servers. BreakingPoint is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices throughout the world. For more information visit and download the latest resources for realistic firewall testing, application performance testing, application load testing and more.

Contact Information

  • BreakingPoint Contact:
    Kyle Flaherty
    BreakingPoint Systems
    (512) 821-6059
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