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Barracuda Appoints James Forbes-May as Vice President of APAC Sales

Campbell, Calif. (February 1, 2016) – Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) - a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced the appointment of James Forbes-May as Vice President of APAC Sales.

 

As Vice President of APAC Sales, Forbes-May will work with the sales teams across the Asia Pacific region to expand Barracuda’s presence and distribution channel, as well as to identify new business opportunities for Barracuda in the Asia Pacific region.

 

Chris Ross, Senior Vice President of International Sales said, "James has a track record of success and his aptitude, deep knowledge and extensive sales experience will contribute to the growth of the company in APAC.”

 

Commenting on his new role, Forbes-May said, “Barracuda has a very impressive IT solutions portfolio and I am delighted to be a part of this dynamic organization. I am looking forward to helping to capitalize on the market opportunities in security and data protection to further strengthen Barracuda’s position in the region.”

 

Prior to joining Barracuda, Forbes-May was with Arcserve for more than four years. He also has held leadership roles at Vision Solutions (formerly Double-Take) and Yosemite Software. He is an execution-focused sales leader, with international business and sales experience. Prior to spending the last eight years in the Asia-Pacific region, Forbes-May worked in the software business in EMEA. During his time in Asia, he has driven significant sales growth, , expanded channels, and driven new go-to-market sales strategies.

 

 

About Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA)

Barracuda provides cloud-connected security and storage solutions that simplify IT. These powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud, and hybrid deployments. Barracuda’s customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions that provide end-to-end network and data security.

 

For additional information, please visit www.barracuda.com.

 

Barracuda, Barracuda Networks, and the Barracuda Networks logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Barracuda Networks, Inc. in the U.S. or other regions.

 

Forward-Looking Statements  

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the opportunities for Barracuda products and growth in Asia.  You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company’s control and that could cause the Company’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could materially affect the Company’s business and financial results include, but are not limited to customer response to the Company’s products, as well as those factors set forth in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update the forward-looking information to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date of this press release.