MAIDENHEAD, United Kingdom – September 8, 2004 – PortWise, the leading provider of SSL VPN and Strong Authentication software, today announced the addition of Jonathan Martin to the executive management team as the company's first chief marketing officer.
Martin, an eight-year veteran of VERITAS Software, will focus on driving product and business strategy, worldwide brand awareness and expanding the depth and breadth of the PortWise marketing organization. "With the increasing global demand we are seeing for our SSL VPN and Strong Authentication software, a world-renowned brand plays an integral role in our continued growth and business success," said Phil Bousfield, PortWise CEO. "Adding Jonathan will increase PortWise visibility in the eyes of many senior executives at corporations around the world. His addition is another example of our commitment to deepening the executive bench with highly-skilled professionals that will play a key role in the execution of our worldwide growth and expansion plans."
Reporting to Bousfield, Martin will oversee the global marketing of PortWise corporate, partner, alliances and product initiatives. In addition, Martin will drive marketing for PortWise services including the support, education and consulting operations. "In this fast accelerating market, there are few companies as well positioned as PortWise," said Jonathan Martin, Chief Marketing Officer, PortWise. "PortWise already has proven market-leading software implemented at over 200 customers, and providing access for in excess of 500,000 users. Combine this with a distinguished brand and global expansion and you have a winning company on your hands."
Martin comes to PortWise following three years as a Senior Director at VERITAS Software. Martin was responsible for product and business strategy for many of VERITAS emerging products including VERITAS Command Central, VERITAS OpForce, VERITAS Cluster Server, and VERITAS Volume Replicator. Martin joined VERITAS in April 1996 holding positions in support and pre-sales before moving into marketing in 1999. Martin assumed responsibility for VERITAS Clustering and Replication business in January 2000, with further responsibility for SAN and SRM, and Utility Computing products coming in 2002.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Science, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Staffordshire University.
PortWise is a leading provider of SSL VPN and Strong Authentication Software providing secure access to critical corporate applications such as Web, e-Mail, CRM, and ERP. Mobile workers, partners and customers require constant access to the heart of an organizations IT infrastructure, and the company’s flagship products PortWise mVPN and PortWise mID ensure safe, authenticated access, while reducing costs associated with administering users. PortWise was recently cited in Gartner Group’s SSL VPN Magic Quadrant as a technology visionary. PortWise are an international software company with offices in the UK, US, Sweden, and India. Further details can be found at www.portwise.com.
For More Information Contact PortWise
Jonathan Martin, Chief Marketing Officer, PortWise +44 780 147 0114, firstname.lastname@example.org
UK - Vanessa Land, Devonshire Marketing Consultants +44 (0) 870 242 7469, email@example.com
USA - Jeremy Roe, The Roe Group +1 (615) 301-1793, firstname.lastname@example.org
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