Zscaler Names Former CentraComm CIO and Co-Founder VP of Cloud Operations

Sunnyvale, California, February 7, 2011

Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, today announced that Patrick Foxhoven has joined the company as Vice President of Cloud Operations. Foxhoven, a seasoned cloud security executive, will be responsible for the ongoing operations and management of Zscaler’s industry-leading global cloud infrastructure.

Most recently Foxhoven was the CIO and a co-founder of CentraComm, one of the nation’s six fastest growing managed security providers, where he led the development and implementation of the company’s overall technology vision and product roadmap.  Prior to co-founding CentraComm, Foxhoven was the Vice President of a Midwest-based Internet Service Provider.  Patrick is a nationally recognized security expert, and a recipient of multiple industry hands-on certifications.  He has co-authored three books on information security and is an often-quoted expert in numerous industry media outlets. 

“Patrick has a proven track record that establishes him as one of the foremost experts in the cloud security industry,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO and founder of Zscaler.  “Cloud service is what we sell; its operation is critical to our success.  Patrick’s skills and experience will help to drive Zscaler’s Cloud innovation, and allow us to provide the most reliable and scalable solution for our customers.”

“Zscaler is the industry leader in cloud security,” said Foxhoven. “I’m ecstatic to have the opportunity to work first hand with the industry’s only pure cloud security solution.  Zscaler’s solution was architected from the ground up to provide services that are truly scalable and elastic; this opportunity is second to none.  I am fortunate to be working with the best technology, the largest global infrastructure, and a product that sets the industry standard for cloud services.”



About Zscaler

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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