Aryaka, Brocade Appoint Channel Marketing, Sales Executives

Stefanie Ryan, now with Aryaka, previously was RapidScale’s marketing director.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

August 11, 2016

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Aryaka, Brocade Appoint Channel Marketing, Sales Executives

**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in July.**

Aryaka Networks' Stefanie RyanStefanie Ryan is the new head of strategic channel marketing at Aryaka, the SD-WAN provider.

Previously RapidScale’s marketing director, Ryan will focus on building partner programs and helping to further transition Aryaka to a channel-centric organization.

“This is an exciting time to be in the SD-WAN arena,” she said. “The market size is growing at an exponential rate, and Aryaka is the only SD-WAN provider right now delivering a solution that meets the connectivity needs of global enterprises. I’m looking forward to augmenting our channel program to provide our partners with all the tools they need to be successful with their clients.”

Also this week, Brocade appointed Phil O’Reilly as vice president of federal sales. He will lead the company’s sales and partner network that supports the U.S. Department of Defense, civilian agencies and intelligence community.{ad}

Brocade's Phil O'ReillyO’Reilly joined Brocade in August 2010 where he has held multiple leadership roles, most recently as chief technology officer for Americas and federal sales. He has more 30 years of experience in executive leadership roles at Fortune 1000 technology and manufacturing companies.

Prior to Brocade, O’Reilly was senior vice president of Americas sales at Juniper Networks, which included the U.S. federal division. He also was CEO of Solunet.

“Aging federal networks are impacting the government’s ability to improve mission outcomes, strengthen cybersecurity and reduce costs,” he said. “I’m excited to take on this important challenge of helping federal CIOs transform their infrastructure into modern New IP networks to deliver digital services that support our military, citizens and the critical missions of government IT.”

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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