SOURCE: CloudHelix


April 14, 2015 09:00 ET

CloudHelix Taps EMA Vice President to Lead Product Strategy

Jim Frey Brings Over 20 Years of Network and Infrastructure Management Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2015) - Stealth network management startup CloudHelix today announced it has hired distinguished networking industry analyst Jim Frey to join the company as vice president of products. With more than 20 years of network and IT infrastructure management experience, most recently as vice president of research at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), Frey joins CloudHelix to drive product management, strategic planning, and partner alliances.

"Jim has deep industry experience and context, and shares our vision and passion for driving change in the network monitoring space," said Avi Freedman, co-founder and CEO of CloudHelix. "We are excited to welcome him on board to drive the roadmap for CloudHelix as we bring easy and powerful network visibility, insight, and global internet context to infrastructure operators."

Prior to joining CloudHelix, Frey spent nearly seven years as an independent analyst heading up network management research at EMA, where he covered the changing landscape of enterprise network and infrastructure management tools, technologies and practices. Previously, Frey spent six years with NetScout Systems as vice president of marketing, where he played a key role in joint projects with NetScout's partners, including HP, Mercury, Riverbed and OPNET. Frey's earlier experience in network management includes ten years working for Cabletron Systems, Objective Systems Integrators, Agilent Technologies and Micromuse.

"With its early traction in the industry, compelling technology approach, strong investor backing and visionary leadership, joining CloudHelix was an easy decision," said Frey. "I'm excited to be part of an organization that is building effective solutions for some of the most difficult visibility and anomaly detection challenges facing network operators today."

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About CloudHelix
CloudHelix is a stealth network management startup, building the network visibility and control tools needed to run some of the world's largest networks. The company was founded by network and big data engineers from companies like Akamai, CloudFlare and Netflix, who have decades of experience in operations, architecture and distributed systems. Backed by First Round Capital with angel investors including Webb Investment Network, SV Angel and other industry luminaries from Google, Facebook and Netflix, CloudHelix is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Visit:
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