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Renaissance overhauls Networking and Security business

20 Jul 2010

Renaissance has appointed Chris Knox as General Manager Networking & Security Products.

“Networking and security solutions are vital to all businesses and it’s a huge growth area for Renaissance,” said CEO, Richard Webb. “Chris has broad experience across the telco industry from a fixed line and mobile network operator perspective and we are delighted to have him leading the networking and security team”.

Knox joins Renaissance’s networking and security staples Mark Stuart, Shane Boswell, David Hull and Steven Ton, who recently joined as product specialist.

“We have some very talented people across the Renaissance products, services and sales teams delivering top-quality solutions in the networking and security area and we’re looking to hire more experts in this field to really expand our business,” said Knox.

It was announced this morning that cloud email security company SMX had named former Renaissance Business Development Manager, Chris Kidd, New Zealand Channel Manager.

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