Story image

FireEye promotes two top guns for ANZ roles

18 Jul 2016

Cybersecurity firm FireEye has appointed Richard Metcalfe as its regional director for Australia and New Zealand, in a promotion that has seen him promoted from sales manager after just six months.

Metcalfe has worked for FireEye since March 2014, where he first held an account director role. In January 2016 he became an Australian sales manager, after finally being appointed regional director in July.

Metcalfe has also worked as a major account manager, finance and banking for F5 Networks, national manager, security and security BDM Dimension data, and security roles at Softcat.

In addition, Phil Vasic has been appointed senior director, strategic partners and alliances, Asia Pacific and Japan.

Vasic has been appointed from his previous country manager role at FireEye, which he has held since January 2013. Vasic has also worked with Clearswift as vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan as well as ANZ country manager for Websense and enterprise account manager for Hewlett-Packard.

FireEye expects to announce its second quarter 2016 financial results on August 4, and was recently named one of the 50 smartest companies in the world by MIT Technology review.

The company provides advanced security services through a virtual machine platform that protects organisations from cyber attacks. The company serves more than 4700 customers in 67 countries, which includes more than 730 companies on the Forbes Global 2000.

Five things MSPs need to keep in mind in 2019
A Datto APAC channel exec outlines the most important factors for MSP to being paying attention to in the coming year.
VMware allures APJ channel veteran to take the reins
Balasingam will take on the role of vice president for VMware’s partner business in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
Better data management: Whose job is it?
An Experian executive’s practical advice on how to structure data-management roles within a modern business environment.
Platform9 and Intersect partner to bring unified cloud to A/NZ
“For Intersect, Platform9 represents the single most strategic solution to a set of challenges we see expanding across the board."
Gartner: AI to reduce project management workload
80% of the work performed project management teams will be taken over by AI by 2030, starting this year.
Microsoft Teams’ eight new and upcoming features
After taking Best in Show at Enterprise Connect, Microsoft Teams will be seeing eight new capabilities over 2019.
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
OutSystems and Boncode team up for better code analysis
The Boncode and OutSystems alliance aims to help organisations to build fast and feel comfortable that the work they're delivering is at peak quality levels.