|[January 29, 2019]
Silver Peak Appoints Dean Vaughan Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan to Accelerate Business Expansion Across the Region
Peak®, the global SD-WAN leader, delivering the
transformational promise of the cloud with a self-driving wide area
network™, today announced the appointment of Dean Vaughan as vice
president of sales for Asia Pacific and Japan to accelerate business
expansion and customer acquisition through the company's enterprise and
service provider channels across the region. Recently recognized as a
Leader in the Gartner (News - Alert) 2018 Magic
Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, Silver Peak (News - Alert) currently has more
than 1,000 global production customer deployments of its business-driven Unity
EdgeConnect™ SD-WAN edge platform.
Today's executive appointment dovetails a series of executive
leadership and channel partner
program announcemnts that underscore the company's strategy to
recruit the industry's best talent as it pursues market leadership in
the hyper-competitive market for SD-WAN edge infrastructure. Silver Peak
is now expanding into Japan, hiring seasoned sales teams to work hand in
hand with partners to address the unique wide area networking
requirements of Japanese enterprise customers.
A 22-year industry veteran with a proven track record in building
winning sales teams, Dean Vaughan is responsible for Asia Pacific and
Japan enterprise sales, including go-to-market and channel strategies to
drive partner engagement and customer acquisition.
"It's an exciting time to join Silver Peak as geographically distributed
enterprises across the Asia Pacific and Japan region turn to SD-WAN as a
means to drive cloud and digital transformation initiatives," said Dean
Vaughan, vice president of sales for Asia Pacific and Japan at Silver
Peak. "My immediate task is to put in place the best go-to-market
strategy and team to lead Silver Peak forward, empowering customers
across the region with our business-driven Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge
platform and liberating them from the compromises of router-centric and
basic SD-WAN approaches to transform their networks into a business
Prior to Silver Peak, Vaughan served in various enterprise technology
sales leadership positions at Oracle (News - Alert), most recently as senior director
of Cloud Platform Solutions for ASEAN where, in a short period of time,
he significantly expanded the public cloud IaaS and PaaS businesses.
Vaughan began his career at Oracle in 2009 where he established and
scaled the Oracle Virtualization and Linux business units in Australia
and New Zealand. By 2012, Vaughan was promoted to oversee the Cloud
Infrastructure business unit for Asia Pacific and Japan. During this
time, Vaughan delivered consistent double-digit annual growth by
expanding the business to India, Korea and Japan and restructuring the
business in China, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand. Previously, Vaughan
built NCR Corporation's Cisco (News - Alert) Systems Network Integration business
across Asia Pacific.
"Dean is a strong and seasoned leader who will enable us to capitalize
on the unprecedented wave of SD-WAN demand across the Asia Pacific and
Japan region," said Ken Laversin, chief revenue officer at Silver Peak.
"Dean's demonstrated expertise in growing multiple businesses across
Asia Pacific and Japan, and his depth of knowledge of the enterprise and
channel market will enable Silver Peak to accelerate business expansion
and customer acquisition, further entrenching us as the global SD-WAN
leader delivering the transformational promise of the cloud with the
industry's first self-driving wide area network."
About Silver Peak
Silver Peak, the global SD-WAN leader, delivers the transformational
promise of the cloud with a business-first networking model. The Unity
EdgeConnect™ self-driving wide area network platform liberates
enterprises from conventional WAN approaches to transform the network
from a constraint to a business accelerant. Thousands of globally
distributed enterprises have deployed Silver Peak WAN solutions across
100 countries. Learn more at silver-peak.com.
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