Arbor Networks, the security division of Netscout, has appointed James Cater to the position of vice president and general manager for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Cater will be responsible for driving the company’s sales and channel initiatives as the company penetrates the service provider and enterprise markets with its suite of visibility, DDoS defence and advanced threat protection solutions. Arbor generates more than half of its revenue from international markets and has been active in EMEA for more than fifteen years.
With over 25 years of experience across several industries including service providers, global enterprise, healthcare and financial services, Cater joins the firm from Tata Communications where he was vice president of the Global Systems Integrators Business building, scaling global partnerships and providing them with knowledge, skills and investment needed to scale their business and open new markets.
“Arbor Networks is a channel-focused security business deeply commited to partner success,” said Tony King, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Arbor Networks. “Cater’s background, building strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships, as well as his sales management experience driving growth for a market leader, are an ideal fit for Arbor Networks.”
“I am proud to lead our team and grow our business for Arbor Networks in EMEA. Our market leading capabilities deliver immediate relevance to our channel, service provider and OEM partners enabling them to provide security and protection to organisations of all size,” added Cater.