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Private: Savvius Hires Networking Industry Veteran Mark Kirwan to Lead UK and European Sales

LONDON, UK – Aug 1, 2017 – Savvius, Inc., leader in actionable visibility into networks for performance monitoring and diagnostics, today announced that Mark Kirwan will lead UK and European sales out of a new regional headquarters office in London. As head of a sales team in a vital region, Kirwan will report to Patrick Johnston, Savvius Vice President of Worldwide Sales, and help drive the company’s next phase of growth in the network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) space.

Kirwan has nearly two decades of experience in network software and hardware sales in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Savvius, Kirwan was Vice President of Enterprise Sales for Positive Technologies, where he built an enterprise-focused sales team covering the EMEA region. Before Positive Technologies, Kirwan spent more than eleven years at Netscout and its subsidiary, Arbor Networks, where he held positions including Global Account Director for British Telecom and Regional Director for EMEA Sales. Kirwan graduated from the Institute of Technology, Carlow in Ireland, where he received a diploma in Instrumentation Electronics.

“Savvius has enjoyed decades servicing large enterprise data centers and networks around the globe. With the new STAP solutions and Savvius product offerings coming to market in 2017, we are pleased to be working with inTechnology to bring our PartnerONE program to solution providers in Australia and New Zealand,” stated Patrick Johnston, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Savvius. “We are committed to working with the channel to deepen our current customer relationships and bring quality products and solutions to an expanding set of data centers who rely on partners to deliver solutions on premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid model. Our commitment starts with a strong, channel-friendly partner program for a select group of solution providers who share our values, vision, and dedication to customer success. The PartnerONE program ensures our partners receive the service, programs, and margins they need to grow their business.”

Recently, Savvius announced that it had entered into an Australia / New Zealand distribution agreement with inTechnology Distribution Pty Ltd, a leading value-added IT distributor specializing in driving new technologies into the Asia Pacific IT channel. Savvius works with key distributors whose complementary ecosystem line card makes them ideal for Savvius solution providers worldwide.

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About Savvius, Inc.

For over 25 years, Savvius (formerly WildPackets) has offered a range of powerful software and appliance products that provide unparalleled visibility for rapid resolution of network performance problems and security investigations. Savvius products are trusted by network and security professionals at over 6,000 companies in 60 countries around the world. Visit for information about Savvius Omnipliance®, Savvius Omnipliance Ultra™, Savvius Spotlight Appliance™, Savvius Omnipeek®, Savvius Vigil™, and Savvius Insight™, and to learn about Savvius technology and channel partners. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Media Contacts

Savvius Europe: Susie Taylor


Savvius North America:

Mark Chisholm



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