ForeScout hires F5 Networks man to head EMEA sales

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Experience from VCE and EMC will also be thrown into the mix

ForeScout Technologies has appointed Myles Bray as vice president of EMEA sales. During his tenure at F5 Networks, where he led the UK, Ireland and Africa region, Bray delivered “significant double-digit growth”, whilst “substantially developing” the partner and integrator ecosystem, said ForeScout.

Prior to F5, Bray held a number of sales leadership roles at VCE, the joint venture company founded by VMware, Cisco and EMC to deliver converged infrastructure for next generation data centre deployments.

Cloud network internet of thingsWhile at VCE, the company grew from a startup to a billion dollar business with Europe, Middle East and Africa playing a major contribution. Before VCE, Bray was at storage giant EMC for eight years.

Bray said: “Networks and users have become very dynamic, companies need to see what’s connected to the network and be able to control that in order to secure their company assets. ForeScout is a recognised leader in this market, a market that is growing double digits year-on-year.

I am eager and confident to deliver on the challenge to grow the ForeScout sales team and business in EMEA to the next level.”

Brant Kennedy, executive vice president, worldwide sales at ForeScout, said: “With his expertise he’ll be able to help us build out and scale a world-class sales organisation focused on customer success, and to boost our revenue still further in EMEA.”

ForeScout helps organisations reduce their security vulnerabilities with comprehensive visibility for both agent and agent-less devices, improve their security posture with multi-vendor orchestration and protect their valuable assets with automated enforcement.

Last year, ForeScout Technologies signed a value-added distributor deal with Arrow in the UK and Ireland, as it aimed to continue to expand its customer base via a bolstered UK reseller channel.

@AntonySavvas