Planned growth phase in the EMEA and APAC regions
Zscaler, a leader in cloud security, has brought Paul Eccleston on board as Vice President of International for Partners and Alliances to accelerate the growth of the Zscaler channel organization in the EMEA and APAC regions. In his new role, he will assume responsibility for all sales partner segments and will lead a first-class channel team that will expand successful relationships with distributors, service providers, system integrators, value added resellers, MSP and alliance partners in EMEA and APAC.
“We are delighted to welcome Paul Eccleston to the Zscaler team,” says Todd Meister, SVP Global Partners &Alliances at Zscaler , “because with his extensive experience in scaling channel activities on a global scale, he is the perfect fit. We want to take the channel organization to the next level to match the momentum we see for our zero trust-based security portfolio.“
The network of partners and technology partners enables joint customers to respond to the changing requirements of hybrid work and secure multi-cloud environments with a highly integrated security platform. Zscaler helps companies to switch securely from traditional network infrastructures to the cloud on the basis of zero trust. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange makes the transition to digitization easier, faster and more productive.
Paul Eccleston, VP International for Partners and Alliances
Paul Eccleston reports: “Zscaler’s offer to the channel is the strongest I have ever seen, and I am very much looking forward to supporting the distribution of this portfolio through partners. Zscaler focuses on its successful relationships with distribution, service providers, system integrators, value-added resellers and alliance partners to address the explosive growth of digital transformation. Zero-trust based security from the cloud in response to the requirements of hybrid working and secure multi-cloud environments is at the cutting edge.“
For more than 20 years, Paul Eccleston has founded, built and led various channel organizations across EMEA. Prior to joining Zscaler, he was Executive Chairman and CEO of Nuvias Group, a specialist security, infrastructure and collaboration distributor that enables partners to build successful and profitable businesses with the leading vendors in this space. Eccleston brings a wealth of experience to Zscaler to build successful channels and business relationships, having worked extensively with the industry’s leading partners and vendors, including: Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, HP, Dell, Symantec, Juniper, Fortinet, VMware, Citrix and Zoom. As a highly respected channel advocate, Eccleston has been a member of many EMEA and Global Channel Advisory Councils and represented all partner communities in defining channel strategies and implementing successful channel programs.