Savvius Appoints Patrick Johnston to Global Sales Role
Sales veteran and industry leader joins Savvius to drive networking and security growth in the US, Europe, and Asia.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif – Oct. 17, 2016 – Savvius, Inc., a leader in products employing advanced network analytics for performance diagnostics and security investigations, today announced Patrick Johnston has joined the company as Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Johnston, based at the company’s California headquarters in Walnut Creek, reports to Savvius President and CEO Larry Zulch.
"Patrick is the perfect person to build on our leadership in networking performance products as we expand into the security market," said Larry Zulch, President and CEO of Savvius. "I am thrilled to have Patrick use his experience in market expansion, channel management, and global sales to lead our teams in US, Europe, and Asia. Under Patrick’s leadership, we will continue to evolve our sales force to better serve our customers’ needs, while maintaining the level of exceptional service they have come to expect from Savvius."
Johnston brings more than 25 years of experience in networking and channel sales. Prior to joining Savvius, he was the strategic sales leader of Channel Sales at Extreme Networks, where he managed channel partner relationships, technology partnerships and created recurring revenue opportunities for partners through managed services and IaaS. Johnston has worked with several successful companies during their startup phase, including Brocade Communications, Boole & Babbage, and Interlink Computer Sciences, and was the founding CEO of DockOn Inc. Johnston is an Alumni of California State University, Fullerton where he studied Management Information Systems.
"It’s an honor to be part of Savvius, with their 25 year history of providing customers a deep insight into networking analytics and performance. Now, more than ever, customers are looking to use Savvius’ expertise to gain insight into security analytics and forensics with new and exciting products like Savvius Vigil and Omnipeek for security," said Patrick Johnston.
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About Savvius, Inc.Savvius offers a range of powerful software and appliance products that automate the collection of critical network data for network forensics in security investigations and for network and application visibility and performance diagnostics. Savvius products are trusted by network and security professionals at over 6,000 companies in 60 countries around the world. Visit https://www.savvius.com for information about Savvius Omnipliance®, Savvius Omnipeek®, Savvius Vigil™, and Savvius Insight™, and to learn about Savvius technology and channel partners.
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