Vidder Names New VP of Marketing, Broadens Industry Experience -- Gregory Ness Named to Lead Global Marketing Initiatives
CAMPBELL, Calif. -- April. 18, 2017 -- Vidder, Inc., a leader in Trusted Access Control solutions, today announced that it has named Gregory Ness as its new VP of Marketing. In this role, Mr. Ness will guide marketing programs globally as the company expands to meet the growing worldwide demand for Trusted Access Control solutions architected for today's dynamic and complex enterprise networks.
"I've been following Vidder for years and am impressed with the team, the technology and the growing importance of trusted access to apps and data," said Mr. Ness. "Cloud, digitalization and advanced threats will put security, access control and Vidder at center stage as networks evolve to address new demands and operating realities.”
PrecisionAccess™ is Vidder's award-winning, enterprise-class Trusted Access Control solution that enhances protection while reducing security costs and complexity. It combines trust intelligence and insight with Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) technology to establish a single layer of enforcement that is easy to manage and scale, even for the most demanding hybrid networks.
"2017 will mark a historic year for Vidder, and I am thrilled to bring Greg aboard to execute on our aggressive growth plans for the year around Vidder’s leading access control solution," said Mark Hoover, Vidder CEO. "Greg brings a wealth of success in the enterprise security software market, and we will rely on his knowledge and experience as we gear up to meet our aggressive expansion goals for the year."
About Gregory Ness
Mr. Ness was formerly the VP of Worldwide Marketing at CloudVelox, and previously served as CMO at Vantage Data Centers. Prior to that, he was VP of Corporate Marketing at Infoblox (BLOX) and VP of Marketing at BlueLane Technologies, which was acquired by VMware (VMW). Previously, Mr. Ness served as Senior Director of Corporate Marketing at Redline Networks and Juniper Networks (JNPR), following Juniper's acquisition of Redline. He also held executive leadership positions at IntruVert Networks (acquired by McAfee), ShoreTel (SHOR), Visa International, Wilson McHenry, and GTE Directories. As a thought leader in networking, security, virtualization and cloud computing, Mr. Ness has spoken at Interop, Cisco Live and Future in Review. He earned a BA degree from Reed College and an MA degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
Vidder is changing how modern day enterprises approach security in the increasingly untrusted and diverse IT landscape. The company's PrecisionAccess™ solution provides trusted and unified access control across internal networks, clouds, and external users. Security is enhanced by continually ensuring that only trusted devices used by strongly authenticated users can ever see and access trusted applications. Cost and complexity are reduced via a single layer of software-defined enforcement for IT, and a transparent experience for users. Vidder customers include enterprises and government entities which are solving difficult security problems while gaining agility and cutting costs.