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Attivo Networks Names Carolyn Crandall Chief Marketing Officer

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Fremont, Calif., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Attivo Networks, an innovator in information security threat detection, today announced that Carolyn Crandall has joined the company’s executive leadership team as chief marketing officer. Crandall brings 25+ years of marketing and sales leadership experience and a track record for driving unprecedented revenue growth and company valuation for Cisco, Nimble Storage, Riverbed Technology, and other high-tech companies. Crandall will be responsible for the development and execution of Attivo’s marketing strategy and growth initiatives with a primary focus on building awareness and demand for Attivo solutions which address organizations’ vulnerabilities related to the threat of robotic attacks (BOTs) and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) on networks and data centers.

“Carolyn brings extensive expertise on building and scaling marketing for hyper-growth companies. Her experience is ideally suited for establishing awareness and building demand for a new category of post-infection threat detection security solutions,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO, Attivo Networks. “By adding Carolyn to our leadership team, we are confident that we have the right marketing leadership to establish Attivo as an industry leader and to capitalize on the strong demand that we have seen from our base of Fortune 1000 customers.”

Prior to joining Attivo Networks, Crandall served in executive marketing and sales roles at Maxta, Inc., Nimble Storage, Riverbed Technology, Seagate, and Juniper Networks as well as leadership positions with Cisco Systems and National Semiconductor. Crandall attended Santa Clara University, where she studied electrical engineering/computer science. Additionally, she has been recognized by CRN as a Woman of the Channel for five plus years, and a Top 100 Most Powerful Women of the Channel for multiple years.

“I have always been drawn to companies with disruptive and innovate technology that are designed to address customers’ most challenging IT problems,” said Crandall. “I am excited about the opportunity to drive the marketing strategy and growth initiatives for Attivo Networks, who even at an early stage, has already demonstrated that it is poised for high-speed growth.”

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Attivo Networks is an innovator in detecting BOTs and APTs inside the network and data center before the data is breached. Leveraging virtual honey-nets in conjunction with its patented technology, Attivo lures and leads BOTs/APTs to reveal themselves, without generating any false positives. Attivo is simple to set up and does not require signatures or database lookup. The solution is highly efficient and scalable since it is not inline and does not need redirection of traffic. For information on detecting zero-day attacks and enablement of quick remediation for the prevention of targeted threats and cyber attacks, contact Attivo at


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