Infoblox Inc. today announced that it has named Tim Colby as its Vice President of Global Channels. In his new role, Colby is responsible for leading Infoblox’s channel-facing organization and developing strategic initiatives designed to increase Infoblox market share worldwide and provide additional profit opportunities for Infoblox partners. He will report to Mark Smith, Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations at Infoblox.
Colby brings more than 20 years of channel-related experience at technology companies such as Aruba Networks and Compaq. He also has served as CEO of his own networking integrator and held several management positions at leading channel-focused organizations within both private and public companies.
“The IP address management (IPAM) space is experiencing tremendous momentum,” said Colby. “Infoblox is the clear industry leader as evidenced by its phenomenal customer base and existing channel momentum. I look forward to applying more strategic focus in this area and helping create impactful channel initiatives for Infoblox and our partners worldwide.”
“The proliferation of IP devices along with virtualization and IPv6 initiatives are fueling a tremendous market opportunity for network automation tools that can eliminate rudimentary network tasks and simplify management for IT professionals,” said Smith. “Tim’s arrival at this critical time is great news for Infoblox. He will be developing a unique new channel program that seizes upon this opportunity and rewards committed Infoblox partners who help increase the footprint for Infoblox network services and automation solutions.”
Infoblox provides essential network infrastructure services–from IP address management (IPAM) and domain name system (DNS) resolution to network compliance reporting. With built-in automation, resiliency and management tools, Infoblox’s market-leading solutions significantly reduce administrative overhead and errors while enhancing network availability. Infoblox’s family of Trinzic products also reduces the network infrastructure complexity resulting from IPv6, compliance, virtualization, cloud and mobility initiatives. The Company has more than 5,000 customers worldwide, including more than 200 of the Fortune 500, and offices in more than 30 countries with headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif.