Posted by: Andy Huckridge | September 19, 2012

Gigamon Hires Andy Huckridge as Director of Service Provider Marketing


Telecom Industry Executive Extends Service Provider Expertise at Gigamon

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Gigamon®, a leading provider of Traffic Visibility Networking solutions, announced today that industry expert Andy Huckridge has joined the company as Director of Service Provider Marketing. Huckridge will spearhead strategy and marketing for Gigamon’s entire spectrum of Service Provider Solutions that provide intelligent visibility across the infrastructure deployed by cable networks, telecom service providers and mobile carriers across the globe.GigaVUE-HD8

“We are pleased that Andy has joined Gigamon,” said CEO and Co-Founder Ted Ho. “Andy’s industry expertise will prove very valuable to the company as we look to strengthen our relationships with the world’s leading service providers. Gigamon has always been ahead of the curve in offering the most effective suite of network visibility solutions to the telecom industry, and Andy is the ideal person to take us to the next level.”

Huckridge joins Gigamon from VSS Monitoring, where he was Senior Director of Telecom Strategy and Marketing. Previously, he was Director of Marketing at Spirent Communications, and Director of Product Management at 8×8 Inc.

“In just the last month, we have seen a significant move to 4G/LTE compliant mobile devices, which will increase the amount of consumer traffic being driven onto and across mobile networks. Meanwhile, service providers are figuring out ways to measure and monitor this influx of user data,” said Huckridge. “Gigamon is uniquely positioned to deliver service providers the critical technology required to proactively monitor and make sense of their traffic flows while maximizing network operational efficiency. I’m thrilled to join the team and help the company continue to lead the Traffic Visibility Networking market.”

About Gigamon
Gigamon provides an intelligent Traffic Visibility Fabric for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with pervasive visibility and control of traffic across both physical and virtual environments without affecting the performance or stability of the production network. Through patented technologies and centralized management, the Gigamon GigaVUE portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to security, monitoring or management systems. With over eight years experience designing and building intelligent traffic visibility products in the US, Gigamon solutions are deployed globally across vertical markets including 53 of the Fortune 100 and many government and federal agencies.

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