Wyse Names Max Toy COO

The former president of Wyse’s software subsidiary, Rapport Technologies, Toy will play a major role in executing the company’s global strategy to deliver customer end-to-end server centric solutions to reduce IT cost and complexity, liberate IT staff from unnecessary administration and maintenance, and empower users to be more effective at their jobs. Toy’s appointment follows…

Brocade Expands Board

Sanjay Vaswani is a partner at the Center for Corporate Innovation (CCI), a consultancy that addresses business strategy, industry dynamics, management leadership issues and organizational design, with over 100 CEO’s of industry technology and healthcare organizations. Vaswani also currently serves on the Board of Directors at Persistence Software and at Blue Star Infotech Limited. Previously,…

Sygate Attracts Former Cisco Security Manager

Prior to joining Sygate, McCormack served as general manager of the Secure Managed Networks Business Unit of Cisco where he led a global implementation team of more than 300 engineers, marketing and development experts responsible for a broad range of security and network management hardware and software products.

Alan Cooke Joins Westbridge Technology

Cooke brings over 15 years of multi-disciplined sales and operations management experience and has consistently built and scaled successful sales and business development organizations for both start-up and large software companies. Alan also has over 20 years in the enterprise IT industry providing sales leadership and working with partners to create mutually beneficial relationships. Most…

Verity Announces Management Promotions

Seamans and Raghavan will both report to Anthony J. Bettencourt, Verity’s president and CEO. In his position, Seamans, who joined the company with its acquisition of Cardiff Software, will have responsibility for the strategic design and development of Verity’s advanced search, classification, recommendation, monitoring and analytics software as well as its content capture, business process…

Verity Appoints Jack Landers

Landers will report to Steven R. Springsteel, senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer. In his new position at Verity, Landers will oversee all human resources activities, including benefits, compensation, employee communications, coaching, recruitment, development and retention. In addition, as the company continues on its strategic growth path, evidenced by its…

Brightmail Appoints Jeffry R. Allen to Board

Allen has extensive experience in financial and operational leadership at a variety of enterprise-focused communications technology firms. At Network Appliance he has overseen the company’s strong financial performance and rapid revenue growth. In his current role as executive vice president, Jeff manages manufacturing operations and has responsibilities for Network Appliance’s product management, content delivery and…

4thpass Names Fran Dougherty COO

Dougherty will help grow the 4thpass operator customer base, drive sales and software development and oversee day-to-day operations at the Seattle-based wireless software company. During his 20 years in the high technology industry, Dougherty served in key roles at Microsoft and Sun Microsystems. Most recently, he was Director of Strategic Partnerships and Director of Platform…

Proofpoint Names Bill Crane vice president

Crane brings more than 20 years of experience in software engineering to Proofpoint, including service as a software developer for IBM and a manager at Sun Microsystems. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Crane led the development of the industry- Web acceleration and security appliance at Redline Networks. Prior to joining Redline Networks, Crane served as senior…

AXS-One Appoints William P. Lyons CEO

Bill Lyons replaces John A. Rade, who, as previously announced, is retiring after seven years with AXS-One but will remain with the company as a non-executive employee. Lyons joins AXS-One after serving as chief executive in high growth software companies for large enterprise markets. In his last assignment he served as President and CEO of…