STOCKHOLM, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Technology Veteran, Georges Antoun, Appointed to Advisory Board as Vice Chairman
Swedish network security specialist Clavister, announced today that it has incorporated a fully owned subsidiary in California, USA. The new office will constitute a platform for further expansion in the US market.
In addition, the company has named Georges Antoun as Vice Chairman and advisory board member US.
Peter Johansson, President and CEO, Clavister said: "This is a further signal of our global growth strategy and follows our other recent announcements - Clavister APAC last November, new funding and a strengthened board of directors".
Clavister is already experiencing a strong demand for its advanced security solutions in the North American market. The company sets itself apart in addressing data offloading and other issues that mobile operators face when it comes to surging data volumes. It is also uniquely positioned to provide solutions for the security needs that accompany the accelerating trend towards cloud services.
"As Clavister moves forward, we seek to expand our presence in the US market. At the same time we are positioning ourselves to be closer and more responsive to our present US customer base, consisting of market leaders such as Radisys and Ericsson".
Clavister is already represented through local offices in Europe and APAC.
About Clavister: Founded in 1997, Clavister is a leading mobile and network security provider. Our award winning solutions are based on design, simplicity, and extreme performance to ensure that cloud service providers, enterprises and telecoms operators are guaranteed the highest levels of protection against the threats of today and tomorrow. Our products are designed from the inside out - Scandinavian design coupled with Swedish technology. We also hold a world record for the fastest firewall throughput. To learn more, visit http://www.clavister.com
About Georges Antoun: Mr. Georges Antoun has over 20 years of operational and technical experience in the Telecom industry. He is currently a Venture Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures in USA. His past roles include leadership positions at several global technology companies. Most recently he served as the Head of Product Area IP & Broadband Networks (PAIB) for Ericsson based in San Jose California. He served as head of Ericsson's product area IP & broadband networks (PAIB) business.