Watchguard appoints ANZ regional director

New programs about to be launched

Security appliance and unified threat management (UTM) vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Scott Robertson ANZ regional director.

Based in Sydney, Robertson is the former APAC general manager of network authentication provider CryptoCard.

He has more than 14 years industry experience and has also worked at Red Hat, Microsoft and Visio.

Announcing the appointment, Watchguard's APAC vice president, Norbert Kiss, said the company has undergone significant change and is investing heavily locally.

In coming months Kiss said the company will be launching programs that provide new tools and services which make it easier for channel partners to do business with Watchguard.

Commentong on his appointment, Robertson said he plans to build on the presence of the company's local customer base, strong channel presence and growing revenue streams

Robertson is an MBA graduate of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.