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 (NASDAQ: ZS) enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access™ and Zscaler Private Access™, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100 percent cloud-delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant distributed cloud security platform, protecting thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler.

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