SOURCE: NextSentry

February 05, 2007 08:00 ET

NextSentry Appoints Industry Expert to Extend Leadership Position in Intelligent Desktop Security Market

Bill Kalivas Named Vice President of Regional Sales

SPOKANE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 5, 2007 -- NextSentry (, the specialist in intelligent desktop security, today announced the appointment of Bill Kalivas as vice president of regional sales. With over 20 years of entrepreneurial and sales experience, Kalivas will help drive the expansion and execution of NextSentry's aggressive growth strategies throughout North America.

"We've seen a rapid acceleration of market acceptance for NextSentry's intelligent desktop security solutions," said Jim Hereford, CEO of NextSentry. "Bill's background, dedication to customer satisfaction, and commitment to excellence will be key assets as we extend our leadership position."

Prior to NextSentry, Kalivas served as the founder and CEO at Connect Northwest, an independent nonprofit organization that advances entrepreneurship and business growth in the Inland Northwest. While at Connect Northwest, he developed the region's largest service provider network of more than 5,000 members as well as developed and implemented key initiatives resulting in 7 regional tech start-up companies significantly increasing employment as well as attracting over $7 million in angel funding. Prior to Connect Northwest, Kalivas held senior level sales positions at Cisco Systems, Williams Communications, and Cabletron Systems where he consistently exceeded his sales quotas.

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NextSentry, the specialist in intelligent desktop security, offers a new approach that prevents employees from accidentally or maliciously distributing private data or intellectual property to the outside world. ActiveSentry delivers the real-time desktop awareness necessary to protect a company's sensitive data and ensure that employees follow corporate security policies. Today, a growing list of NextSentry customers rely on ActiveSentry to protect their business-critical resources. For more information, visit

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