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DDoS Security and Mitigation Expert Shawn Marck Joins Nexusguard as Executive Vice President, Product

June 23
11:25 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — Nexusguard, the Worldwide Leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Security Solutions, today announced the appointment of DDoS industry pioneer Shawn Marck to the post of Executive Vice President, Product.

Mr. Marck’s duties are to lead product design and philosophy, manage market assessments, execute go-to-market planning, and act as a technical advisor. He will enhance the company’s network strategy and design a network agile enough to meet the demands of the company’s premium global operators.

Prior to joining Nexusguard, Mr. Marck co-founded Black Lotus Communications, the first large-scale DDoS mitigation network in the western U.S. As the Chief Security Officer, he brought to market protection solutions for networks and services, including the development of several patented technologies.

“I completed a comprehensive audit of each player in the DDoS protection market, and believe Nexusguard is best poised to become the dominant force,” said Mr. Marck. “The company is number one in gaming and best of breed in Asia Pacific. I expect Nexusguard, to reach market leader status in the Americas by 2017. Nexusguard’s platform is built in-house, independent from other providers. I continue to be impressed by our team’s technical aptitude and ability to design and scale our world-class leading solutions.”

“Shawn is integral to our continued success as he strategically guides us on critical product and market positioning decisions, especially in the Western markets,” explains Jolene Lee, Chief Executive Officer of Nexusguard. “His deep experience in product development and his role in pioneering DDoS mitigation is quite valuable as we task him with refining our network strategy and introducing innovative solutions.”

About Nexusguard
Founded in 2008, Nexusguard is the global leader in fighting malicious internet attacks. Nexusguard protects clients against a multitude of threats, including distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, to ensure uninterrupted internet service. Nexusguard provides comprehensive, highly customized solutions for customers of all sizes, across a range of industries, and also enables turnkey anti-DDoS solutions for service providers. Nexusguard delivers on its promise to maximize peace of mind by minimizing threats and increasing uptime. Headquartered in San Francisco, Nexusguard’s network of security experts extends globally. Visit for more information.

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