Sunnyvale, California, January 12, 2010
Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in multi-tenant SaaS security, today announced that Craig Hicks-Frazer, a seasoned executive, has joined the company as vice president of service providers. In this role Hicks-Frazer will lead the initiative to expand Zscaler’s early traction with dozens of service providers and build a strong business for this market segment.
Most recently, Hicks-Frazer was the vice president of service providers at Blue Coat Systems where he was instrumental in starting this vertical market and growing it to a significant revenue base. He began his tenure there in 2001 as the managing director of the UK and developed a solid community of partners from the ground up. Prior to that, he held several roles of increasing responsibility at a variety of organizations including Alcatel and Cabletron Systems.
“Craig has a track-record of introducing new technologies and building the service provider business globally,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO and founder of Zscaler. “We have a game-changing, network-based SaaS security technology that enables service providers to deliver clean pipes to businesses and consumers and generate incremental revenue. Craig’s experience and domain expertise will accelerate our growth in this important market segment around the world.”
“Zscaler provides a paradigm shift in how service providers enable the delivery of security services from their network,” said Hicks-Frazer. “Operators around the world have been requesting a service for both fixed line and mobile accounts, subscriber as well as corporate, that is multi-tenant, scalable, easy to provision and requires no upfront capital investment. I’m excited about the opportunity because Zscaler provides all of this and more.”
Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.
Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.
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