Author: Tim Eades

With over 20 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing, and executive management at the CEO level, Tim has deep expertise in driving high growth for computing, security and enterprise software companies. Tim joined vArmour as CEO in October, 2013. Prior to that, he was the CEO at Silver Tail Systems from March, 2010 until the company was acquired by RSA, the security division of EMC in late 2012. Prior to leading Silver Tail Systems, Tim was CEO of Everyone.net, an SMB focused SaaS company that was acquired by Proofpoint. Tim has also held sales and marketing executive leadership positions at BEA Systems, Sana Security, Phoenix Technologies and IBM. Tim holds advanced degrees in business, international marketing, and financial analysis, primarily from Solent University in England.

Cheers, 2016: vArmour Year in Review

Cheers, 2016: vArmour Year in Review

2016 has been momentous for vArmour - a very busy year with global customers and global expansion, product launches, multiple industry awards, patent innovations as well as a new round of financing. Our mantra “You can’t protect w...
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Why It’s Time for Security to Change or Die

Why It’s Time for Security to Change or Die

Some could look back and say, what if punk never happened? What did it really do? Why did some people think punk was a university in itself? To me, punk was about unlocking people, values and ideas to do things differently and be ...
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He Who Dares Wins: Meet the New Guard of Security

He Who Dares Wins: Meet the New Guard of Security

In a recent  interview with CNBC , I talked about a changing of the guard that is happening in the security world. It’s becoming clear to everyone that bad guys are out-innovating traditional products…causing many of those se...
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[Video] This is the Year of Micro-segmentation Made Simple

[Video] This is the Year of Micro-segmentation Made Simple

More and more, the IT and InfoSec leaders we work with are realizing the need to move away from perimeter-centric, hardware-based security models that aren’t sufficient to address the trillions of dollars of cybercrimes festering ...
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[CEO Video]: Why Nutanix and vArmour are a Perfect Fit

[CEO Video]: Why Nutanix and vArmour are a Perfect Fit

Since announcing our partnership with Nutanix last year, we have been working closely together to bring our simple and secure data center and cloud solutions to customers everywhere. As we continue to deepen our relationship ...
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Cheers, 2015: vArmour Year in Review

Cheers, 2015: vArmour Year in Review

This year has been groundbreaking for vArmour—filled with product launches, new board member and executive appointments, as well as customer growth and strategic partnerships. We are thrilled by our achievements and grateful for r...
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Never Mind the Traditional. Here's How to Lead Like a Punk Rocker.

Never Mind the Traditional. Here's How to Lead Like a Punk Rocker.

Face it: You will never be Jeff Bezos or Larry Page, and you shouldn’t try. You can’t blaze the same trail as those who came before you by adopting a like-minded vision, or mirroring their solutions with slightly new features. Doi...
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Lead Your Company Like a Punk Rock Star

Lead Your Company Like a Punk Rock Star

It's hard to imagine that Tim Eades, the CEO of security company vArmour, used to be a part of the punk rock scene in London. He hung out with the bands, drove to concerts, and adopted the lifestyle of questioning the norm. Guess ...
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Submarines are Built for War - Your Data Center Isn’t

Submarines are Built for War - Your Data Center Isn’t

Submarines are made for war - they exist under the assumption that they will be attacked some day, and are constructed with this fact in mind. Unlike submarines, data centers built in the last 15 years were not designed for today’...
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Avoid a network stampede

Avoid a network stampede

Both enterprises and the every-day-man anxiously await the convenient future promised by the Internet of Things . Analysts at Gartner echo the sentiment with estimates that IoT will support total spending services of $69.5 billion...
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Dig the New Breed

Dig the New Breed

There’s a great live album by The Jam called, “Dig the New Breed”.  It’s an incredible album, and for me defined the mix of old and new that made The Jam such a great band.  They paid homage to those who had come before,...
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