Netskope, the leading cloud access security broker (CASB), today announced the appointment of Tony Burnside as Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific, effective immediately. Burnside will be responsible for the company’s sales strategy, operations and channel partner relationships for the region.
Burnside is a seasoned enterprise sales and channel executive with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise technology. Having lived and worked in three continents – Europe, North America and Australia – he has helped many early stage companies grow from initial product shipment to significant revenues across the globe, including Aruba Networks and Juniper Networks. He takes the reins of Netskope’s APAC operations after serving as Regional Sales Manager for the New England region of the United States.
“I’m delighted to help accelerate Netskope’s considerable worldwide momentum,” said Burnside. “As enterprises continue to adopt cloud apps to enable employee productivity and realize cost savings, the need for a security solution to govern usage and protect corporate data is large. I look forward to working with our network of channel partners in the region to drive adoption of Netskope’s cloud access security broker.”
Netskope gives IT the ability to find, understand, and secure cloud apps. The Netskope Active Platform empowers organizations to direct usage, protect sensitive data, defend against threats, and ensure compliance in real-time, on any device, for any cloud app, regardless of whether a user is accessing an app remotely or from a mobile device.
“Tony has had remarkable success with Netskope working with some of the largest companies in the world, and is well suited to drive Netskope’s growth in the Asia Pacific region,” said Sanjay Beri, founder and CEO, Netskope. “His deep experience and success in cultivating channel relationships will enable Netskope to continue its success in that region as enterprises look to safely enable the cloud.”
Netskope™, the leading cloud access security broker (CASB), helps enterprises find, understand and secure sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps. Through contextual awareness and a multi-mode architecture, Netskope sees the cloud differently. This results in the deepest visibility and control, the most advanced threat protection and data loss prevention and an unmatched breadth of security policies and workflows. The world’s largest companies choose Netskope, the only CASB that ensures compliant use of cloud apps in real-time, whether accessed on the corporate network, remotely or from a mobile device. With Netskope, enterprises move fast, with confidence. To learn more, visit our website.