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December 21, 2017

2018 Predictions: Customers Demand Outcomes to End Balkanization of Security Practices

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.
This article was originally published on SecurityWeek.com.


"It’s much more pleasant to be obsessed over how the hero gets out of his predicament than it is over how I get out of mine."

— Woody Allen

 

Today, security is kind of an artisanal industry. With a total addressable market north of $85 billion per year – and not one player above 5 percent – it is a chaotic industry of niches: Endpoint, AV, Cloud, Network/Infrastructure, Application, Compliance, and the list goes on and on.
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Cloud Computing, Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations

February 13, 2017

The Power of Opportunity: Quantifying Risk Through Adaptive Security

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

"Those who believe quantitative methods are impractical in cybersecurity are not saying so because they know more about cybersecurity but because they know less quantitative methods."

— Douglas Hubbard & Richard Seiersen, How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk

"My favorite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it tells you something."

— Groucho Marx

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Data Center Operations, Security, Adaptive Segmentation

January 9, 2017

Stopping by Clouds on an Agile Evening

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

There is a crispness in the air and all across the country the leaves are falling in the annual winter display. Winter always reminds me of American poet Robert Frost whom I studied carefully during my years living in Vermont. His famous work “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” was a simple verse play of opposites between the beauty and death in the woods and the safe journey home.

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Data Center Operations

October 19, 2016

Finally, Reducing Risk and Accelerating Security Are Compatible

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

Earlier today we announced the availability of Illumio Security Templates, a somewhat mild — in the hothouse of tech hyperbole nomenclature — yet clear title for a new set of capabilities we have brought to market that:

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Data Center Operations

October 10, 2016

Computing in Transition

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

There has never been more at stake in the $4 trillion IT industry. The computing world is transitioning from the long-running dominant client-server architecture to a more distributed and dynamic world (still to be named). Virtualization is the Archimedes’ lever that propels this new computing revolution. Whether it’s cloud, containers, or convergence, the entire Computing Stack is up for grabs in the next decade or two.

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Data Center Operations