From the SIP Trunking Experts

November 01, 2012

Lancope Appoints New Managing Director of EMEA

By Jyothi Shanbhag SIP Trunking Report Contributor

Lancope, Inc., provider of flow-based monitoring solutions, has recently hired Tariq Ahmed as Managing Director of EMEA and International.

Privately held and venture-backed, Lancope is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and enterprise customers worldwide, including healthcare, financial services, government and higher education institutions, rely on Lancope to make better network decisions, respond faster to network problem areas and avoid costly outages and downtime.

Lancope has appointed the new Managing Director to help in expanding company’s international channel and revenue base.

"As technology innovation and adoption continue to grow not only across EMEA, but also in emerging markets around the world, organizations far and wide are seeking new means of protecting their networks now and into the future," said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. "We are excited to have Tariq on board to help more governments and enterprise-class customers around the globe reinforce their security investment with our StealthWatch System. Tariq has a very impressive track record in developing and successfully executing on aggressive sales strategies that result in tremendous growth, and we look forward to experiencing the progress he will undoubtedly bring to Lancope."

Tariq Ahmed is backed with strong experience in sales, business development and strategic partnerships across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Emerging Markets. Tariq has previously worked with companies like Cisco Systems, Check Point serving in various roles including Security Sales Business Development Manager for both Northern Europe and Emerging Markets theatres.

"Lancope offers a unique approach to network security by analyzing data from existing infrastructure to detect anomalous behaviors that signify risks," said Ahmed. "I look forward to further expanding the company's footprint in international markets, and helping more organizations around the world move beyond perimeter- and signature-based defenses to better defend their networks from advanced threats."

Edited by Rich Steeves