Brocade has announced Gary Denman as its new senior director, he will lead the company's operations and go-to-market strategies, and will place his focus on accelerating growth in the software networking market.

Denman will be based in the Sydney office, and report to Brocade's vice president for APAC, Adam Judd.

"Gary has a proven track record in developing customer-focused organizations and delivering strong business growth across the commercial, government, and service provider sectors. Gary will play an instrumental role in accelerating our growth in ANZ, and we are confident he will bring tremendous value to our customers and partners as we capture the momentum of the software networking market down under," Judd said.

Denman is a 20 year vet, and was most recently managing director for ANZ at Polycom, before this he worked in sales roles for Microsoft in the UK, Australia and Malaysia.

"Brocade's dedication to fostering its leading position in the development of SDN and NFV innovations, and disrupting the networking status quo is impressive and unrivalled," said Denman.

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"I am thrilled to join Brocade at this historic moment to help our customers and partners embrace change and maximize their opportunities with open networking technology that can be easily integrated with their current infrastructures."

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