Technology and Operational Luminary Joins Industry-Leading Data Center Security Company to Scale the Organization based on Global Customer Adoption of vArmour’s Distributed Security System
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — November 11, 2015 - vArmour, the data center security company that enables organizations to protects their virtualized and cloud assets in a multi-cloud world, today announced the addition of Gary Moore, former president and COO of Cisco, Inc. to its board of directors. Moore is a global leader with over 30 years of boardroom and executive leadership experience in creating, operating and scaling world-class companies and teams. Moore will carry this industry expertise and knowledge to partner with vArmour CEO, Tim Eades, in operating and scaling vArmour’s leading technology and global customer adoption of its industry-first Distributed Security System. Moore joins vArmour along with Meg McCarthy, Aetna EVP of Operations and Technology, who also today joined the company’s board.
“Throughout my time at Cisco, I saw organizations struggle to protect their data as they were hit by wave after wave of new technology trends - from converged to cloud. Cyber attackers are exploiting these industry shifts to virtualization and cloud, bypassing the old guard of perimeter based security controls that were not designed with today’s dynamic digital assets in mind,” said Gary Moore, board member, vArmour. “I can see that a completely new approach to security is needed- one that supports and enables the transformation and growth of the organization, not inhibit it. vArmour has created and deployed the industry’s first software-based, distributed security system at top organizations across the globe, made it easy to access via download and transformed purchasing economics. Essentially, the company is security disruption on steroids. I am ecstatic to be a part of vArmour as they revolutionize this market and rewrite the book on security.”
With Gary Moore’s proven track record in operational and executive management of rapidly growing and publicly traded companies serving the enterprise market, Moore’s expertise will be play a critical role as vArmour continues to accelerate growth and scale-out the company. Previously, Moore was at Cisco, Inc. where he was selected as the first-ever chief operating officer in 2011 and was soon after promoted to president and COO in 2012. Under Moore’s leadership of Cisco Advanced Services, he helped create a multi-billion dollar line of business for the company with best in class growth rates and margins over a 12-year period. Gary was also responsible for a broad and diverse set of functions including supply chain, global business services, information technology, global marketing, corporate communications, human resources, government & community affairs, corporate affairs, legal services, security & trust, and strategic planning.
“Gary Moore is a rock star and his accomplishments speak for themselves —I couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with him to engage with customers and scale operations as we continue to blow through growth objectives and expand the company to deliver an unparalleled level of security protection for organizations’ across the globe,” said Tim Eades, vArmour CEO. “At vArmour, we have assembled the industry’s best team and board of directors where Gary and Meg McCarthy fit in perfectly. Their appointment to our board is a huge testament to our company’s direction and the data center security technology we are leading the market with.”
vArmour, the data center and cloud security company, delivers software-based segmentation and micro-segmentation to protect critical applications and workloads with the industry’s first distributed security system. Based in Mountain View, CA, the company was founded in 2011 and is backed by top investors including Highland Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Work-Bench Ventures, Allegis Capital, Redline Capital, and Telstra. The vArmour DSS Distributed Security System is deployed across the world’s largest banks, telecom service providers, government agencies, healthcare providers, and retailers. Partnering with companies including AWS, Cisco and HPE, vArmour builds security into modern infrastructures with a simple and scalable approach that drives unparalleled agility and operational efficiency. Learn more at www.varmour.com
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