Rob Markovich joins VSS Monitoring as senior VP of worldwide sales and marketing

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 ­ VSS Monitoring, the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, today announced that it has appointed Rob Markovich to the role of senior vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing.

"Rob is a leader with a consistent track record throughout this 25-year career as an executive, advisor, investor and repeat entrepreneur with several successful technology companies," said Martin Breslin, CEO of VSS Monitoring. "We're thrilled to welcome an individual with his impressive background to our management team. His proven leadership and experience will be instrumental in our ability to meet and exceed our aggressive business goals."

Markovich brings a wealth of expertise to VSS Monitoring, with his depth of experience across network, applications and security management for enterprises, service providers and government segments. Previously, Markovich served as co-founder and executive at network service assurance pioneer Visual Networks, helping it grow from zero to $100M in four years and leading it in a highly successful IPO, followed by an acquisition by Fluke Networks. Additionally, Markovich was co-founder and CEO of wireless management startup Network Chemistry (acquired by Aruba Networks) and was CEO of enterprise mobility startup Agito Networks (acquired by Shoretel).

"With its extraordinary customer relationships and unique market approach, VSS has set a new standard in how customers manage and optimize intelligence in the network," said Markovich. "I look forward to supporting the company¹s continued successful growth."

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