BlueCat Networks Invests in Channel Sales Leadership to Drive Growth in Europe and Asia Pacific
Toronto, Canada and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – January 19, 2012 – BlueCat Networks, the IPAM Intelligence™ company, today announced important organizational changes focused on building the company’s channel sales capabilities in European and Asia Pacific markets.
As of January 1, 2012, Paul Couturier assumed responsibility for the company’s business operations in the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Based in Amsterdam, Couturier previously managed BlueCat Networks European business unit. In his expanded role as Vice President, EMEA and APAC, Couturier will help BlueCat Networks, a 100% channel-focused company, continue to grow and develop its footprint in the important EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
“Paul is a seasoned sales and business executive and a valued member of our senior management team,” said Michael Hyatt, co-founder and CEO, BlueCat Networks. “He brings extensive experience in launching and managing high impact sales initiatives in European and Asia Pacific markets and has a track record of building and nurturing relationships with leading technology distributors and resellers in the region. In his expanded role, Paul will focus on ensuring a positive customer and channel partner experience. His creative leadership will help us meet the growing demand for our IP Address Management products, solutions and services in EMEA and APAC.”
Prior to BlueCat Networks, Couturier was Vice President and General Manager, EMEA and APAC for TippingPoint, a leading global provider of network security solutions acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2010. In his over seven years with TippingPoint, he managed the organization’s Asia Pacific operations and built a highly successful sales team and partner eco-system. Before TippingPoint, Couturier led Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific for Efficient Networks and served as president, broadband division for Siemens.
BlueCat Networks also announced the appointment of Daniel Lee to the role of Regional Sales Director, APAC. Lee is a high performance international executive with over 19 years of leadership and success in the IT Industry. Prior to joining BlueCat Networks, Lee was regional director of Hewlett-Packard’s TippingPoint business. In this role, he was recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the 2011 Asia Pacific Growth Leadership Award. Lee has also held senior management roles with Check Point Software Technologies and Nokia.
“We are pleased to welcome Daniel Lee to our team,” said Hyatt. “Daniel brings an in-depth knowledge of indirect sales business models, proven sales leadership skills and an excellent track record of building strong relationships with customers and partners and delivering results in new and emerging markets.”
BlueCat Networks’ appliance-based software solutions provide a purpose-built platform for IP Address Management (IPAM) and DNS/DHCP core network services. Deployed at some of the most demanding and secure organizations in the world, BlueCat Networks’ physical and virtual appliances help public and private sector organizations improve security, lower costs and increase IT efficiency. BlueCat Networks’ solutions also allow organizations to securely manage change and growth with unsurpassed scalability and future-ready support for IPv6 and DNSSEC. For a free trial of BlueCat Networks’ IPAM solution, visit Contact Us.
About BlueCat Networks
BlueCat Networks is a leading provider of smart, simple, scalable IP Address Management (IPAM) solutions. With tightly-integrated IP core services, our software solutions give organizations the power to centrally manage “everything IP” in their network from a single pane of glass. The result is a dynamic network that is more resilient, cost effective and easier to manage.
BlueCat Networks’ feature-rich and future-ready solutions have helped Global 2000 companies and government agencies reduce costs and solve today’s most critical IT challenges – from accelerating the rollout of new services to data center virtualization and cloud computing. We also help organizations manage growth and change by easing the transition to new technologies such as IPv6 and DNSSEC. For more information, visit https://bluecatnetworks.com.
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