San Jose, CA, January 30, 2013 -- A10 Networks™, the technology leader in Application Networking, today announced the appointment of Andre Stewart as Vice President of Sales for the company’s EMEA and LATAM regional business. As an experienced sales executive, Andre brings a track record of success and over 18 years of experience in the data communications industry to A10. Previously, he was President of International for Corero, a network security company. Prior to Corero, Andre spent eight years at Fortinet, running EMEA and India, and then all Worldwide Sales, growing the company's revenue exponentially into a successful IPO.
"I am honored for this opportunity to lead A10’s business in EMEA and Latin America," said Andre Stewart, Vice President of Sales for EMEA and LATAM. "I believe A10’s technology leadership and innovation with a software-defined application platform (Advanced Core OS [ACOS]), dynamic R&D team and proactive support organization in a vibrant demanding market place can only lead to rapid business expansion. A10 has all the ingredients necessary to service and supply our clients with great solutions to improve their business."
Lee Chen, Founder and CEO for A10 Networks, said, "I am very pleased to have Andre aboard our team. He understands our customers, partners and market opportunity; and he brings to A10 an impressive record of success, leadership skills and operating expertise, with a clear vision and strategy for growth. Our EMEA and LATAM customers and partners will receive an advantage from the expertise Andre brings to the business."
A10 achieved record revenue in its fiscal year 2012, supported by offices in 22 countries, over 2,500 customers in over 45 countries and over 500 employees. The EMEA and LATAM business is growing rapidly with existing European offices in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid and Munich and LATAM offices in Brazil, Chile and Mexico. Under Andre’s leadership, A10 has a target for EMEA and LATAM to grow 100 percent in 2013.
A10 delivers its customers industry-leading return on investment (ROI) with its innovative ACOS, a software-defined application platform with symmetric multi-core shared-memory architecture, that leaps the competition in scalability, flexibility and efficiency.
Built on ACOS, A10's flagship AX Series is a high-performance Application Delivery Controller (ADC) that delivers enterprises, Web properties and ISPs superior reliability and an energy efficient footprint for lower total cost of ownership (TCO). With the AX Series, customers of all sizes benefit from application availability, scalability and performance, and increased infrastructure efficiency for a faster end-user experience. The AX Series has a comprehensive Layer 4-7 feature set and flexible virtualization technologies such as aVCS, multi-tenancy and more for public, private and hybrid cloud environments.
The AX Series includes advanced security solutions with SSL Intercept, SSL Offload, DDoS protection, DNS Application Firewall, and more. In addition, the AX Series leads in IPv6 Migrationtechnologies with many large-scale deployments worldwide. All AX Series features are available without extra licensing fees.
A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore. For more information, visit: http://www.a10networks.com
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