BELMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2011) - Vyatta, the leader in software-based networking for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, announced today the appointment of Sheen Khoury as senior vice president of worldwide sales and field operations. Khoury brings extensive experience in global sales and a track record of rapid revenue growth that will support Vyatta as it scales its global presence.

During his decorated career, Khoury has directly transacted over $1 billion in commerce. At Vyatta, he will manage domestic and international sales with a particular focus on growing Vyatta's virtualization and cloud computing business.

"We are thrilled to welcome Sheen to Vyatta's executive team given his extensive experience and spectacular revenue-building track record," said Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell. "Sheen is a dynamic leader with a deep background in bringing leading-edge technologies to large customers. His history speaks for itself, and we look forward to another successful chapter of his career as a powerful addition to our leadership group and integral member of our sales force."

Khoury joins the Vyatta team after serving as the CEO and co-founder of cloud management startup Virtiv Corporation. Prior to that he served as senior vice president of sales at NetScaler through the successful acquisition by Citrix Systems where he led direct and channel sales teams globally, growing revenue from $2 million to $90 million.

"This is an exciting time to join the Vyatta team. Vyatta has identified a massive untapped segment of the cloud and virtualization market, and demand for Vyatta's software-based networking and security solutions is on the rapid rise," said Khoury. "I look forward to driving Vyatta's capitalization of the global, viral foundation that has been laid by converting successful innovation and market identification into expanding customer wins."

About Vyatta
Vyatta is disrupting the networking industry by delivering a software-based network operating system that is portable to standard x86 hardware as well as common virtualization and cloud computing platforms. Vyatta software provides a complete enterprise-class routing and security suite capable of uniquely addressing the next-generation infrastructure requirements of flexibility, on-demand delivery and platform independence. Thousands of physical and virtual infrastructures around the world, from small enterprise to Fortune 500 customers, are connected and protected by Vyatta. For more information, please visit Read Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell's Blog "Opening the Networking Industry" and follow Vyatta on Twitter: @Vyatta.

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