|[February 12, 2018]
LiveAction Appoints R. Brooks Borcherding as President
a provider of IT network management, visualization, and analytics
software today announced the appointment of R. Brooks Borcherding to
Reporting to LiveAction CEO Walter Scott, Borcherding will oversee
LiveAction's go-to-market functions including sales, marketing and the
strategic partnership teams. Borcherding brings more than 25 years of
experience in the IT industry with a proven track record of executive
leadership, global management, direct and channel sales, and leading
high growth technology companies.
"Brooks joins LiveAction at a critical point in the company's evolution,
building on our recent expansion in Europe through the acquisition of
LivingObjects technology for global service providers and our latest
product releases designed to accelerate the value that businesses get
from software-defined enterprise networking technology," said Walter
Scott, CEO, LiveAction. "Brooks' appointment represents an opportunity
for growth and development of our existing team complemented by new
talent that brings the wisdom of past experiences to the company."
Adoption of software-defined network infrastructures continues to
accelerate to support digital transformation initiatives in the
enterprise. LiveAction's leading performance monitoring and management
platformsprovide the onramp for software-defined investments while
maximizing the value of existing investments, lowering operating costs,
and improving the overall network performance. The most recent release
of LiveNX delivers application assurance across Cisco (News - Alert) SD-WAN, as well as
offering fabric visualization and analytics for SD-Access.
Most recently, Brooks was chief revenue officer at Datto, a global
provider of backup, recovery and business continuity solutions. At
Datto, he led the company through two years of accelerating revenue
growth and global expansion leading to a successful sale of the company
at the end of 2017. Brooks' extensive experience in the networking,
cloud, managed services and telecommunications industries includes
director of field sales operations at Cisco where he drove the early
market adoption of Cisco Unified Communications (News - Alert) and Advanced
Technologies solutions along with senior leadership positions at
NaviSite, Avaya, Lucent Technologies, and Time Warner Cable. He also
brings a depth of international experience from leading global teams and
living in Europe for almost a decade.
"Technology innovations such as SD-WAN and digital transformation have
created sizable market opportunities for LiveAction," said R. Brooks
Borcherding, president of LiveAction. "Having worked extensively in this
market segment, with an in-depth knowledge of the Cisco ecosystem and
LiveAction's market leading solution, I'm extremely excited to lead the
company into its next phase and accelerate its growth."
LiveAction simplifies the network for a better digital experience by
providing continuous insight, service assurance and control of
enterprise networks. Our award-winning network performance analytics
platform, LiveNX, offers a deep understanding of networks and applies
situational awareness to accelerate employee productivity and boost
customer satisfaction. For global network service providers, LiveSP
supports high scale, multi-vendor hybrid WAN infrastructures through a
multi-tenant, white label-enabled network performance monitoring
platform. Learn more at www.liveaction.com.
Start your free trial at www.liveaction.com/download.
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