SANTA CLARA, calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon® Inc. (NYSE:GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Visibility Fabric™ architecture, today announced that it has appointed Sachi Sambandan as the company's senior vice president of engineering.
Sambandan joins Gigamon from VMware, where he most recently served as vice president for the company's R&D Hybrid Cloud Services, responsible for all aspects of product development as well as building and managing a team of approximately 180 engineers. Prior to VMware, Sambandan spent ten years at Force10 Networks as vice president of engineering, developing and expanding Force10's product roadmap.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Sachi's caliber join our world class team. Sachi's experience within the cloud, virtualization and infrastructure domains at leading technology companies, and his proven execution in delivering cutting edge products to the marketplace are valuable assets and we look forward to his technical leadership," said Paul Hooper, CEO of Gigamon.
Gigamon also announced that its vice president of engineering, Dave de Simone is leaving the Company, in order to expand the time he spends advising early stage companies. "I want to thank Dave for his contributions to the company and wish him the best in his future endeavors," said Mr. Hooper.
Sambandan received a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering from India's College of Engineering in Guindy, Madras. He went on to earn a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland and a master's in business administration from Santa Clara University.
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About the Visibility Fabric architecture
At Gigamon we realized that delivering the visibility essential to manage, analyze and secure the complex system that is the IT infrastructure requires a new approach. With millions of traffic flows across thousands of endpoints, visibility needs to be pervasive, intelligent and dynamic. Using our patented, unique technology, we created an innovative new approach for delivering this visibility called the Visibility Fabric architecture. This new approach is intelligent and versatile in its ability to enable visibility into the network. For more information visit http://www.gigamon.com/traffic-visibility-fabric.
Gigamon provides an intelligent Visibility Fabric™ architecture for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with pervasive and dynamic intelligent visibility of traffic across both physical and virtual environments without affecting the performance or stability of the production network. Through patented technologies and centralized management, the Gigamon GigaVUE portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to management, analysis, compliance and security tools. With over eight years' experience designing and building traffic visibility products in the US, Gigamon solutions are deployed globally across vertical markets including over half of the Fortune 100 and many government and federal agencies. www.gigamon.com
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