Apr 16 2010 12:00 pm

Tectia Corporation Invests in Building a Stronger Global Sales Channel

Helsinki, Finland & Wellesley, MA, USA - Tectia Corporation, formerly SSH Communications Security Corp. (HEL: TEC1V), the market maker in real-time security  software for modern, networked organizations, continues building the strategic competence of its world-class Customer and Markets Operations by appointing Matthew McKenna as VP of Global Channel Management.

Matthew McKenna joins Tectia from a large business outsourcing solution provider bringing with him a wealth of experience in growing software sales through channel partners.  Working closely with regional sales teams and other managers, Matthew will be responsible for developing and managing the company's global indirect sales channels. He will also manage the company's Channel Partner Certification program, developed to support indirect sales of Tectia software.

Commenting on his appointment Matthew said, "The richness of the Tectia offering combined with its brand recognition and solid reference base will provide us an excellent springboard to strengthen our existing channel as well as further expand our global presence."

"The development of a strong channel to extend and service our customer base is an important part of our growth strategy. We are confident that Matthew possesses the right blend of skills and experience to build up our presence and to increase our sales through indirect sales channels in existing and new markets," said Jouni H. Leinonen, EVP, Customer and Market Operations of Tectia Corporation.

 

Tectia Corporation (formerly SSH Communications Security Corp.) is the market maker in real-time security software for modern, networked organizations. We create an invaluable Circle of Trust for our customers and their stakeholders by securing, automating, and governing confidential information with our Tectia solutions in fixed, mobile, and cloud environments.

We enable and enhance business for thousands of customers in multiple industries in the private and public sectors around the world. We operate in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company was established in 1995, and holds 14 patents. Its shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.