CAMBRIDGE, ON--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) - eSentire, the leader in Active Threat Protection solutions and managed services, today named Felix Knoll Vice President of Sales. Knoll will be responsible for directing inside and field sales teams, as well as to ensuring consistent sales growth as enterprise demand for active threat protection services skyrockets.
eSentire's Active Threat Protection services are the most comprehensive way to continuously monitor and defend enterprises from advanced, never-before-seen cyber threats and non-malware based attacks. The company's Network Interceptor platform challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. eSentire's dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real-time.
Knoll understands the advanced threat ecosystem and the challenges facing information security decision makers. He brings to eSentire a 17-year track record of success, serving most recently as Director of Americas Sales for Symantec's Threat and Risk Management Group. At Symantec, Knoll achieved consistent double-digit growth year-over-year, delivering some of the largest wins in company history across multiple industries. He was twice-recognized in 2011 and 2012 as a top sales leader in the East Region, and was cited in 2012 as the top national sales leader across North America. Prior to Symantec, Knoll demonstrated success at Mercury Interactive and Sun Microsystems. Knoll resides in New Jersey and Knoll holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Notre Dame.
"Felix brings to eSentire an exceptional record of success at a critical time for current and future eSentire customers who face a deluge of sophisticated advanced threats aimed squarely at compromising network vulnerability and disrupting business operations," said eSentire CEO J.Paul Haynes. "We welcome Felix to the eSentire executive management team and look forward to his many contributions to advance our mission."
About eSentire, Inc.
eSentire® is the leading innovator in Active Threat Protection solutions and services, the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire's flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis. The company's dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real-time. Protecting more than $1.2 trillion in combined assets, eSentire is the trusted choice for security decision-makers in financial services, healthcare, mining, energy, engineering and construction, legal services, and technology companies. For more information visit http://www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.