WALLIX presents Walter Karl as new PreSales Manager for the DACH-Region
Munich, 14th December 2015 – WALLIX, the cyber security vendor specializing in access governance for IT infrastructure, presents Walter Karl as first team member to approach the DACH market. Under his leadership WALLIX aims to strengthen its presence in the region. Customers and partners welcome the engagement in market and see great potential for the privileged user management solutions by WALLIX.
Walter Karl joined WALLIX in September this year. The 53-year old industry veteran holds a degree in engineering and brings more than 20 years of experience into the company. Starting as system engineer in several firms he spent the last 14 years in different positions within IBM. The last position in there before coming to WALLIX was as Technical Channel Leader. Using his relations and experience aims to build up a team and expand the market presence in the region.
“I am glad to join WALLIX and see great opportunities for our products on the German market. As European security vendor we can really boost the level of security in the region”, argues Walter Karl. “We already have 200 customers in 20 countries, some already in Germany. The target is now to make use of our potential and gain more market coverage in the region. By delivering an access solutions that is easy to manage and allows visibility, automation and compliance at the same time, I am sure we expand successfully in the DACH-region.”
Key product is the WAB Software Suite that allows easy and secure management of access rights and precise administration of accounts in combination with event-logging through SIEM-technology.
Softshell, the first value add distribution partner of WALLIX in the region, is also looking forward to work with Walter Karl: ”I know Walter for a while now and I am sure that he is the right person for WALLIX. With his experience, his technical skill and his connections into the industry he will set-up a team and a strong presence right on,” says Gerald Hahn, CEO of Softshell. “We already have taken first steps and I am in good spirits that WALLIX will continue its success story in Germany.”
As software-specialist for privileged access management in large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, WALLIX aims for a long-term involvment on the German market. All products by WALLIX are built to secure and control sessions and actions taking by users.
WALLIX assures protection of all critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices. The benefit for customers is the most effective route to security and compliance by reducing its users’ biggest security risk – privileged access to IT.
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