Brocade Names New Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand


Greig Guy Assumes Country Leadership Role to Chart Continued Growth for Brocade

Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced the appointment and promotion of Greig Guy to the position of country manager for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Effective immediately, Guy will adopt responsibilities for the company’s ANZ operations, including driving and delivering overall business growth and targeted demand generation. He will report directly to vice president for Asia Pacific (APAC) Charlie Foo.

Guy joined Brocade in 2007 and most recently held the senior OEM manager for APAC role, where he worked closely with OEM partners, such as Dell and Fujitsu, on integrated solutions and services, and to build a successful and profitable partner structure in ANZ, which is a strategic market for Brocade within the APAC region.

In this new role, Guy will oversee furthering the company’s IP/Ethernet networking business and maintaining its storage networking market leadership position in ANZ.

“Greig’s appointment to this role will add to his existing wealth of networking experience. During the past six years, he has demonstrated strong business acumen and leadership qualities which resulted in Brocade’s strong market position in ANZ and instituting one of the most successful partner ecosystems in the APAC region,” said Foo. “We are confident of Greig’s abilities in translating market opportunities into solid business growth, and creating value for our customers and partners in ANZ.”

According to Frost & Sullivan, Australia is leading cloud computing adoption in the APAC region. The Australian cloud computing market is expected to reach $3.33 billion in 2016, from $882 million in 2012, growing at a CAGR of 40.3 percent.

“ANZ have developed a reputation as one of the more mature markets for technology adoption and penetration in APAC,” said Guy. “We are on the cusp of truly innovative networking infrastructure with the introduction of both advanced technology solutions and a focused strategy for the future. My appointment to this role is both exciting and challenging and I am looking forward to continue assisting our customers address the challenges surrounding cloud computing and influencing network behaviour from the outside.”

Prior to Brocade, Guy held product sales and channel roles with NCR Australia and Hitachi Data Systems.

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Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) networking solutions help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere. (www.brocade.com)

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