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ROB BOLTON APPOINTED NORTH AMERICAN REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT FOR PERIMETER eSECURITY AND USA.NET
Confirms Market Acceptance of Hosted Messaging and Security SaaS in the Enterprise
MILFORD, CT – March 11, 2008 – Perimeter eSecurity, the only provider of Complete Security On Demand, announced the appointment of former Counterpane Sales Executive, Rob Bolton, to the position of North American Regional Vice President of Sales for Perimeter eSecurity and USA.NET. USA.NET is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Perimeter eSecurity and the leading provider of secure Microsoft® Exchange Hosting and eMessaging services.
As the North American Regional Sales VP for Global Accounts (Fortune Ranked Companies), Mr. Bolton will be responsible for the enterprise sales strategy of both Perimeter eSecurity and its USA.NET subsidiary and for revenue growth within the company’s rapidly growing large enterprise market.
“We are very excited that Rob Bolton has joined Perimeter eSecurity and USA.NET,” said Doug Howard, Chief Strategy Officer of Perimeter eSecurity and President of USA.NET. “Over the past two years we have selectively built our Fortune 1000 customer base and developed scalable and repeatable Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions that address the complex needs of these companies. More importantly, we have taken our expertise in compliance, developed while servicing our 5,500 customers – a majority of which are in the financial services and healthcare verticals – and have been able to bundle extremely cost-effective, high quality solutions in a market that typically must pay high premiums for mediocre services.”
“I’m thrilled to join such a dynamic, forward thinking organization,” Bolton said. “I was impressed with the positive feedback I received from customers about the USA.NET solutions. It became clear that we solve major challenges for organizations through the delivery of the most comprehensive suite of solutions in the industry, including hosted Exchange, commercial messaging, anti-virus/anti-spam, content filtering, email archiving, encrypted email, secure IM, wireless email, integrated SharePoint® services, as well as backup and disaster recovery. Large enterprises still have a need for the migration services and custom designed messaging solutions that we provide. I’m even more excited now that we are packaging solutions that combine the best services from both Perimeter and USA.NET. Perimeter eSecurity and USA.NET are at a very exciting point in the company’s history and I am proud to be a part of it.”
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bolton ran a sales territory for BT Counterpane where he provided sales leadership and revenue acquisition through BT Counterpane’s core security monitoring and management services. In addition, Mr. Bolton assisted in the design and implementation of many of the BT Counterpane sales best practices, including sales training programs, lead generation activities, corporate presentations, and the overall enterprise sales process. Prior to that, Mr. Bolton held senior management and sales positions with Redsiren, International Network Services, and GE Capital IT Solutions.
“Rob has had a lot of success leading enterprise sales teams targeted at the Fortune 1000 within the IT security and network infrastructure markets,” added Howard. “He will lead the team focused on selling the USA.NET integrated email hosting solution suite and professional services. Rob is a great addition to an already great team.”
Cited as the “Top Player” for the hosted business email market by The Radicati Group, Inc., USA.NET, The Global Secure eMessaging Service Provider®, is the only hosting provider that is SAS 70 Type II Audited, Microsoft Gold Certified, a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program for Exchange, and winner of the 2006 Microsoft Excellence Award for Exchange Hosting Solutions. USA.NET eMessaging solutions are modular and infinitely scalable to ensure customers can grow their business without having to invest additional resources, time or capital into their mission-critical messaging infrastructure. USA.NET is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perimeter eSecurity. More information about USA.NET visit www.usa.net .
About Perimeter eSecurity
As the only provider of complete security on demand, Perimeter eSecurity makes security easily available and affordable for all businesses. Perimeter’s on demand security services protect thousands of computer networks nationwide, offering more than 50 different services on a subscription basis in the areas of: Vulnerability Defense, Intrusion Defense, Network Defense, Email Defense, System Defense, and User Defense. With the proliferation of security threats and technologies, clients benefit from a single-source provider that offers all services through one pre-integrated platform and web portal.
Perimeter’s security SaaS services are continuously expanded, enhanced and upgraded for current and future regulatory compliance. With seven geographically distributed technical offices and three redundant data centers, Perimeter’s complete, on-demand and affordable security services are always available and have been validated by multiple independent third parties. For more information about Perimeter visit www.perimeterusa.com.