SOURCE: Secure Passage

May 06, 2008 12:52 ET

Secure Passage Expands Sales and Marketing Team Around the World

Alin Srivastava Named Vice President, Worldwide Sales

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Secure Passage, the leading provider of Security Operations Management solutions, today announced a rapid expansion of its sales and marketing efforts around the world. New staff has already been added to support a growing customer list, and additional resources are expected in the coming months.

The core of this expansion is the addition of Alin Srivastava, who joined Secure Passage as vice president, worldwide sales. Srivastava brings 14 years of security industry sales leadership to the company. Regarding Srivastava, the Secure Passage COO, Rob Bykowski, says, "We are very pleased to have Alin join our team. Alin was very successful helping RSA, Nokia, and Crossbeam grow. We look forward to him providing similar leadership at Secure Passage."

Under Srivastava's guidance, Secure Passage is augmenting its domestic sales force. New regional sales manager positions for the southeast and central United States, a channel manager, and a senior sales engineer have already been hired. The company is also in discussions with individuals regarding regional sales executive positions for the northeast, south and west United States, as well as more inside sales and customer support positions. These combined efforts will triple the Secure Passage sales team

Additionally, Secure Passage is adding sales resources around the world. Discussions are under way to build a team in EMEA. And, the company plans to provide in-region sales support for Asia-Pacific, and Central and South America regions.

Secure Passage founder Gary Fish believes the company's expansion is a result of its strategic product evolution. "Our focus on growth is due in large part to the seven-year leadership of our CTO, Jody Brazil. His guidance has evolved FireMon into a comprehensive software solution that solidifies our position as the leading provider of Secure Operations Management solutions," says Fish. "It's because of our success that we can encourage growth."

And it is customer demand that directly facilitates the sales and customer support additions. According to Bykowski, "Secure Passage has hundreds of customers around the world, and there are numerous new inquiries regarding FireMon every day. By adding talented people who focus on each customer's unique needs, we can continue to help all of our customers improve security."

Secure Passage is the creator of FireMon, security device analysis software that provides visibility into networks and control of configurations to improve network security. Secure Passage recently received a sizable investment from an individual investor to help facilitate expansion. Prior to this investment, the company had been seeing steady organic growth.

About Secure Passage

Based in Kansas City, MO, Secure Passage is the leading provider of Security Operations Management solutions. Introduced in 2001, their flagship product, FireMon, provides security professionals with visibility into their networks and the tools to control change. Secure Passage continues to build on the strategy that grew FireMon from a firewall analysis tool into the leading Security Operations Management solution: to develop tightly integrated, interoperable software with a flexible architecture that helps network security teams better manage their security environments. For more information, visit www.securepassage.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rob Bykowski
    Secure Passage, LLC
    Voice: (816) 421-1901
    Fax: (816) 421-1938
    rob.bykowski@securepassage.com

    300 Wyandotte Street, Suite 440
    Kansas City, MO 64105-2292
    (816) 421-1901