Networking Industry Veteran, Elizabeth S. Perry Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Leading Network Security Company, netZentry

Networking Industry Veteran, Elizabeth S. Perry Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Leading Network Security Company, netZentry

PALO ALTO, Calif. — netZentry, a leader in advanced network-level defense security technologies, today announced that networking industry veteran Elizabeth S. Perry has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of netZentry. Ms. Perry brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership, venture capital and networking to netZentry.

“netZentry is filling a major void in the network security space by offering the next generation of IPS and IDS solutions called the Network Defense Solution (NDS),” said netZentry CEO Elizabeth Perry. “Unlike current solutions on the market, netZentry’s proprietary architecture and its products allow organizations to not only detect attacks but also verify and begin mitigation in milliseconds — all with a single solution that uses AI-based machine-to-machine collaboration to learn network behavior for each individual IP address. We’re confident our collaborative NDS technology and products will continue to give customers the protection they need and the ROI they require, creating a tremendous business opportunity for netZentry.”

Prior to joining netZentry, Ms. Perry was an Entrepreneur in Residence with U.S. Venture Partners. Prior to USVP, Ms. Perry was a Senior VP with CIENA Corporation for 5 years. From 1999 through 2002, Ms. Perry was the Sr. VP/GM of the Core Switching & Network Management Divisions and was responsible for all aspects of CIENA’s business lines for the industry-leading Next Generation Optical Switch, CoreDirector and the network management platform, ON-Center. In 2002, during company restructuring, Ms. Perry’s responsibilities increased to also manage CIENA’s Core DWDM products. During 2003, Ms. Perry held a business development role for CIENA concentrating on International expansion. Ms. Perry is a 20 plus year veteran in the telecom industry and prior to CIENA held Engineering, Product Line and Marketing management positions with Hitachi Telecom and Alcatel USA/Rockwell International.

About netZentry

netZentry is a network security company that developed and patented FloodGuard technology, an advanced network-level defense security solution. In the overcrowded security marketplace, netZentry offers a unique, automated network defense that combines detection, tracking and mitigation with the power of real-time collaboration — all in one solution. Unlike IPS and IDS solutions, netZentry’s technology gives you the most accurate and granular protection available today. Our approach saves thousands of dollars and hours of management time typically spent patching together multi-vendor solutions that often require manual integration.

With netZentry, the power of many is yours.

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