Infoblox Inc. today announced that Steve Garrison has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. In his role at Infoblox, Steve will be responsible for spearheading the evolution of Infoblox’s global brand and positioning as the leading provider of network infrastructure automation and control solutions. He will do this through effectively driving all strategic marketing programs and managing the corporate communications, creative services, events, marketing operations and web teams.
With more than 20 years in the networking industry holding a variety of marketing roles where he developed and implemented multi-level global strategies to drive substantial revenue and market share growth, Steve brings a wealth of expertise to his new role at Infoblox.
Prior to joining Infoblox, Steve helped successfully distinguish Force10 Networks among many competitive switching and network infrastructure companies by clearly articulating company and technology differentiators, developing laser-focused branding campaigns and aggressively positioning the company’s contribution to essential network automation efforts.
Steve Garrison commented: “The networking industry is on the cusp of some radical changes; to truly take advantage of today’s biggest IT initiatives, like cloud computing and virtualization, and eliminate ensuing IT chaos, I believe automating critical functions and tasks in the network is a necessity. With its platforms already serving at the core of the network, unique real-time technologies and management tools, and its excellent customer base, Infoblox is well positioned to help enterprises harness the evolving dynamic and complex network infrastructure. I am excited to help articulate the company’s vision and evolve the brand to achieve continued revenue and market share growth.”
Steve reports to Infoblox Executive Vice President of Product Strategy and Corporate Development, Steve Nye, who added: “I am thrilled to welcome Steve Garrison to the Company. His proven brand management, collaboration, messaging, marketing program execution and team leadership experience will be instrumental to distinguishing Infoblox as the leading global provider of network infrastructure automation and control solutions.”
Steve Garrison also has held similar positions at Riverstone Networks, Cabletron Systems and Conductus. He received a B.S. in Ceramic Science from Alfred University and an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from M.I.T. He also holds four patents and was one of the founding members of the Ethernet Alliance.
Infoblox is an industry leading developer of network infrastructure control solutions. Infoblox’s unique technologies, including the Infoblox Grid™—a real-time, data distribution technology—increase network availability and control, while automating time-consuming manual tasks associated with network infrastructure services like domain name resolution (DNS), IP address management (IPAM), network change and configuration management (NCCM) and network discovery, among others. Infoblox solutions are used by over 4,500 organizations worldwide, including more than one third of the Fortune 500. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and operates in more than 30 countries.