WildPackets promotes Khan to spearhead channel drive

WildPackets, a US-based provider of advanced network services fault analysis, has appointed Riaz Khan as European sales director. Khan’s brief includes identifying new channel partners in emerging markets such as the Middle East.

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By  Stuart Wilson Published  April 14, 2005

WildPackets, a US-based provider of advanced network services fault analysis, has appointed Riaz Khan as European sales director. Khan’s brief includes identifying new channel partners in emerging markets such as the Middle East. “WildPackets is experiencing increased momentum and significant brand awareness which we intend to capitalise on by moving into additional territories across the north and south of Europe, Eastern Europe and Middle East,” said Khan. “We are very focused in the EU, and developing key markets is a main priority, along with expanding our channel capabilities in line with customer demand.” Khan joined WildPackets in 2002 serving as business development manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) prior to his new appointment. Under his watch, EMEA sales have doubled and Khan is confident that these strong growth rates can be maintained. Khan’s CV boasts 20 years of IT industry experience including stints at DEC, Compaq and Cisco Systems along the way. With WildPackets, Khan hopes to build on the vendor’s existing success in major vertical markets including government, health, education, banking and finance and manufacturing. WildPackets product portfolio aims to deliver affordable tools that can simplify complex tasks associated with monitoring, securing and troubleshooting network systems. The company’s products are sold in more than 60 countries through channel and strategic partners. WildPackets current UAE reseller is Haris Al Afaq. WildPackets’ EMEA partner programme offers four membership levels: solution partner, reseller partner, services partner and strategic partner. Operating since 1990, WildPackets customer base includes major organisations such as Cisco, D-Link, EDS, Microsoft, Siemens, Unisys, Motorola and Deutsche Bank.

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