… “end-to-end visibility.” Bae performed a demo of how Riverbed’s SteelHead network visibility offering pairs with its SteelConnect SD-WAN offering to make an “organic network.”
“With Riverbed, the ability to monitor end-to-end and the ability to control that traffic, something magical starts to happen,” he said.
Paul Mountford replaced Jerry Kennelly as CEO of Riverbed a month ago, leaving the company’s chief sales officer position open.
Bisnette announced Monday that Andy Elder will take the job.
Elder worked at Intel Security from 2015 to 2017, serving as president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He joined Riverbed in March 2017 to lead sales in the same region. He has also worked at Intellectual Ventures, Rovi and Cisco.
“I am excited and proud to lead Riverbed’s global sales organization, and I’m very confident we can deliver on our next phase of growth and drive an even greater impact for our customers and partners worldwide,” said Elder. “With a strong customer base, a thriving partner system and a world-class portfolio, Riverbed is experiencing significant market momentum in today’s digital world and I’m looking forward to continuing to build on this success.”
Mountford said Elder will help Riverbed tackle a $30 billion addressable market.
“We’re very fortunate to have a strong leader at Riverbed with Andy, who inspires excellence, commitment, collaboration and performance at every level, and is focused on driving our customers’ success,” Mountford said. “Andy will now be able to bring that same energy and intensity he had leading EMEA to the global sales organization and executive leadership team.”
Riverbed gave Partner of the Year awards to 22 companies Monday evening. Riverbed sales leadership nominated and chose partners based on their global and regional impact.
The winners are:
RASP (Riverbed Authorized Support Partner)
LATAM Partner of the Year: Servix Brasil
Federal Partner of the Year: Red River
Best Integrated Demand Generation Initiative: IBM