Glue Networks Appoints Stefan Dietrich to Lead Gluware Enterprise WAN Orchestration Product Strategy
SACRAMENTO, CA – August 7, 2014 – Glue Networks, developer of the Gluware intelligent orchestration engine has appointed former IT executive Stefan Dietrich VP of Product Strategy. Dietrich will ensure critical feature functionality from a user perspective from concept to creation to deliver even greater agility, cost effectiveness and operations efficiency for Glue Networks Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SDWAN) solutions.
“Stefan’s experience on both the user and vendor sides give him a unique perspective on how dramatically technology is changing within the enterprise and insight to build products that will address the next generation challenges of network IT buyers,” said Jeff Gray, CEO and co-founder of Glue Networks. “We are pleased to have someone with Stefan’s vision and IT experience who has walked in the shoes of our customers leading our next generation product strategy.”
Dietrich brings to Glue Networks more than 20 years of experience in multinational corporations and mid-sized businesses optimizing global operations, realigning technology strategies to changing markets, and launching new products. Dietrich has advised multiple start-ups on product development and critical technology implementations. In corporate roles, he most recently held the position of Managing Director of Technology Strategy at AXA Technology Services, introducing advanced new technologies for AXA globally. He also held IT management positions at Thomson Reuters and Deutsche Bank. Dietrich received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Universität Stuttgart and spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow and faculty at Cornell University in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering simplifying complex algorithms for use on highly parallel supercomputers.
Glue Networks provides a simple, fast, highly agile automated approach to adding advanced features to the WAN in a zero touch deployment. The Gluware® intelligent orchestration engine can provision and deploy nodes in minutes vs. weeks or months with manual solutions, and simplifies the deployment and management of WAN infrastructure
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Glue Networks pioneered the industry’s first intelligent orchestration engine and suite of networking applications for Software-Defined Wide Area Networks. Gluware automates the provisioning and life cycle management of WAN architecture, allowing companies a simplified way to access a robust suite of advanced features while reducing manual deployment and support costs. Glue Networks is a Gartner Cool Vendor for 2013 and currently powers mission critical SDWANs for blue chip enterprises and service providers.
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