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Tripwire Appoints UK Channel Manager

Tripwire, Inc., the Data Integrity Assurance Company, today announced the opening of its first UK offices to indicate its growing commitment to and success in Europe. The company has appointed Ian Tickle to spearhead UK sales activity in the role of UK channel manager.

Ian, who reports directly to Jean-Charles Barbou, director of Southern Europe, is primarily responsible for developing Tripwire’s two-tier channel infrastructure of specialist distribution partners and value added resellers in the UK and Ireland.

Ian joins Tripwire with over 14 years of experience in the IT sector. Most recently, Ian held the position of major account manager at Tumbleweed Communications Ltd where he was focused on the Retail Insurance market, closing new business from corporates such as Royal & Sun Alliance, Prudential and Halifax.

“We are delighted to welcome Ian Tickle aboard,” said Jean-Charles Barbou, director of Southern Europe for Tripwire, Inc. “His wealth of experience in the IT sector, as well as his in-depth knowledge of one of Tripwire’s primary target markets, the financial sector, will prove valuable in developing the UK business.”

“Tripwire’s growing success in Europe is evidence of the increasing importance of data integrity assurance in today’s global business environment,” commented Ian Tickle. “I’m delighted to be involved in developing Tripwire’s efforts in driving this exciting and rapidly growing market segment and in continuing to provide the high class sales tools that enable our partners to continue to grow their Tripwire revenue stream.”

Tripwire provides award-winning data integrity assurance products, including Tripwire for Servers, Tripwire Manager and Tripwire for Routers & Switches. Used by 2000 companies worldwide for applications including data integrity, intrusion detection, system auditing, change management, damage recovery and data forensics, Tripwire software provides the foundation for corporate information security.

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About Tripwire Inc.

Tripwire Inc. is the Data Integrity Assurance Company. Tripwire software assures the integrity of data by establishing a baseline of data in its desired state, detecting and reporting any changes to the baseline, and ensuring rapid discovery and remediation when undesired change occurs. Tripwire is highly recommended as a Best Practice by many security advisory groups, and is featured in the NSA’s “60 Minute Security Guide.” Tripwire customers include Global 3000 companies, e-business corporations, and key public sector organisations such as Intuit, AT&T, Ernst & Young, and the U.S. House of Representatives. Tripwire is headquartered in Portland, Ore., with offices in Japan, UK, France, Germany, and users in 92 countries around the world. For more information about Tripwire, please visit the company Web site at .

Tripwire is a registered trademark of Tripwire Inc.


Ann Goldmann
Tripwire Inc.
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