London UK– 13th January 2005 – BorderWare Technologies, the benchmark provider of messaging security solutions, today announced that industry veteran Tim Leisman has joined BorderWare as President & CEO to drive the company's strategy and vision as the leader in messaging security. John Alsop, co-founder of BorderWare will remain in the position of Chairman.
Tim Leisman comes to BorderWare with more than 25 years experience in senior management and executive roles from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Prior to joining BorderWare, Mr. Leisman was the President & CEO of Storability Software, a leading provider of enterprise storage resource management software, which was acquired by StorageTek in September 2004. Previously, Mr. Leisman was President & CEO at Infinite Content, an i2 business-to-business software company, where he grew the company to more than $100M in sales in two years. Prior to that, Mr. Leisman was with Compaq as Senior Vice-President and Division General Manager of the Outsourcing Division, which he founded and grew to $1.5B in revenues in 5 years. Before joining Compaq, Mr. Leisman spent 14 years at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he held several senior executive positions in software and services. Mr. Leisman holds a B.A. in economics and a master's degree in marketing from the University of Massachuset
"As the world standardises on IP for all business communications from email to voice, security will be the mainstay. BorderWare's world-class security solutions sit on the verge of enormous market potential," said Tim Leisman.
"We are delighted to have Tim Leisman join our team," said John Alsop, Chairman, BorderWare. "Tim has a very strong general management background, an exemplary track record with software and service oriented technology companies, and will be a positive and dynamic force as we expand our messaging security solutions to meet the needs of carriers, enterprises, government and small businesses."
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Founded in 1994, BorderWare Technologies Inc. is the benchmark provider of messaging security solutions for carriers, enterprises, government and small businesses. The company's comprehensive firewall and market-leading "application-specific" appliances for email and VoIP security are deployed at more than 6000 customers worldwide. BorderWare has developed affiliations and partnerships with some of the industry's most prominent companies in Internet infrastructure, security and messaging including Cisco Systems, F5 Networks, Sun Microsystems, RSA Security, Research In Motion (RIM), Symantec and Kaspersky Labs. BorderWare is a private company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in London, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Dubai, Ottawa, Dallas, San Jose, New York, and Washington DC. For more information visit http://www.borderware.com.
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