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EiQ Networks Taps Veteran Sales Exec To Accelerate Market Adoption Of Security Intelligence Solutions

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EiQ Networks, a pioneer in continuous security intelligence, risk and compliance solutions, announced the appointment of Dick Faulkner as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Faulkner will support the next stage of the company’s growth and its goal of reaching $100 million in worldwide sales.

Faulkner brings exceptional high tech sales leadership experience and a proven track record of building high-performance sales teams. As Vice President of Sales and Channels of the Americas for Sophos, Inc., a Gartner quadrant leader, he was instrumental in leading the sales team to sustained annual bookings in excess of $100 million while building a world class sales and channel organization.



Faulkner was also responsible for Sales and Channel Sales in the Americas for Hexis Cyber Solutions, an automated threat remediation platform. Under his guidance, the team signed multiple new partners and customers, and achieved significant first year billings growth. He also held senior leadership positions at Genuity Solutions, GTE Internetworking and BBN Planet.



“EiQ has a very exciting and unique SaaS offering for the mid-market and is well positioned for growth as companies continue to strengthen their security and allocate more resources to preventing, detecting and resolving cyber attacks and data breaches,” said Faulkner. “I look forward to building a sales infrastructure that will drive the next phase of the company’s growth.”



“Dick has a proven ability to build a world-class sales organization and is well positioned to help us continue to grow our SaaS and cloud security offering in excess of 150 percent per year toward our goal of reaching $100 million in sales,” said Vijay Basani, President and CEO of EiQ Networks. “His impressive leadership skills of building large inside sales teams and channel partners will be a great addition to EiQ, and we welcome him to the team.”



EiQ previously announced plans to add more than 25 new positions in sales, sales engineering and cyber security engineering in 2015. The company will host a “meet and greet” event for prospective candidates to meet with EiQ team members on March 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Warehouse in Boston’s Financial District. Interested candidates should RSVP to Nina Carpenito at ncarpenito@eiqnetworks.com.



About EiQ Networks:

EiQ Networks, a pioneer in continuous security intelligence and compliance solutions and services, is transforming how organizations identify threats, mitigate risks and enable compliance. Our flagship solution, SecureVue®, a continuous security intelligence platform, helps organizations proactively detects incidents, implement security best practices, and receive timely and actionable intelligence along with remediation guidance. Through a single console, SecureVue enables a unified view of an organization's entire IT infrastructure for continuous security monitoring, critical security control assessment, configuration auditing, and compliance automation. In addition, EiQ offers SOCVue, a security monitoring software as a service (SaaS) offering, provides 24x7 security operations to organizations that require security monitoring but lack resources or on-staff expertise to implement an effective security program. For more information, visit: http://www.eiqnetworks.com





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