BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/14 -- Bradford Networks, the best network security platform to mitigate the risk of cyber threats, today announced the appointment of Sanjit Shah as the company's Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Shah will be responsible for forging relationships with strategic technology partners and cultivating new business opportunities to help Bradford Networks address the growing worldwide demand for risk mitigation, threat investigation, and rapid incident response capabilities.
Shah brings two decades of experience in business development and product management, working at market leading security and networking companies. Prior to joining Bradford Networks, he was the Senior Business Development Manager at Palo Alto Networks where he ran the technology partnership program spanning network infrastructure, mobility, authentication, and access control market segments.
"We are fortunate to bring someone of Shah's caliber to our team. His prior work experience in category-creating companies such as Palo Alto Networks, Cisco Systems and Check Point Software Technologies will be a tremendous asset to Bradford Networks as we continue to develop our strategic alliances," said Dan Haley, CEO of Bradford Networks. "We are thrilled to have him on our team as we change the face of security by delivering security automation to mitigate the risk of cyber threats."
Prior to Palo Alto Networks, Shah held a senior business development role in the Security Systems Unit (SSU) of Cisco Systems where he initiated and led technology partnerships for SSU in security information and event management (SIEM), mobile device management (MDM), and security configuration management. Prior to Cisco Systems, Shah held senior business development and product management roles at PGP Corporation and Check Point Software Technologies. Shah also held engineering positions at Xerox Corporation and Evans & Sutherland during the early part of his career.
"Bradford Networks is playing a critical role mitigating the risk of cyber threats," said Shah. "Complete visibility and control over every device and user on a network is essential to eliminating the blind spots and backdoors that are exploited by cyber threats. I'm excited to join Bradford Networks to broaden its already impressive leadership team, expand its partner ecosystem and diverse customer base, and help drive growth through strategic partnerships."
Bradford Networks will show how to mitigate risk using its network security platform at the RSA Conference 2014 (Booth #114) taking place February 24-27 in San Francisco, CA.
About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to mitigate the risk of cyber-threats by leveraging dynamic policies to control network access. The company's patented Network Sentry solution minimizes risk by automatically onboarding safe devices and rapidly removing infected ones. Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network infrastructure and connecting devices to eliminate the backdoors and blind spots that are leveraged by cyber threats. Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit www.bradfordnetworks.com.
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