Silver Peak, a global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN Solutions, recently announced that Nick Applegarth has been appointed vice president of sales for EMEA -- a move made to help drive growth across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Applegarth brings more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology industry. His role with Silver Peak will include leading the EMEA sales team, providing the grounds for rapid growth in the SD-WAN market. He will also help the company explore new opportunities for market expansion in the region.
"We are thrilled to have Nick on board," Chris Helfer, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Silver Peak, said. "This is an exciting time at Silver Peak as we establish the company as an SD-WAN trailblazer and capitalize on the addressable market opportunity that is estimated by IDC to eclipse $6 billion by 2020.”
Helfer noted that Applegarth’s experience will help the company achieve sales success and grow its position as the leader in the fast-growing SD-WAN space.
"I'm extremely excited to join Silver Peak as the company accelerates its expansion into the emerging SD-WAN and service provider markets,” Applegarth said. "The demand for a more secure, flexible source of connectivity with improved performance and reliability is growing rapidly and I welcome the opportunity to lead Silver Peak into the market across the region."