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NetFortris® Adds Strategic EVP of Sales, Scott Smith

Builds Customer-Focused Sales Organization with Expertise in Multi-Site SMB, Enterprise and Channel Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFortris®, Inc., the emerging leader in cloud-based voice and data networking, today announced that SaaS veteran, Scott Smith has joined the company as EVP of Sales.  In this capacity, Scott will lead the company's strategic sales operations and continue to build consultative sales teams that are focused on the needs of specific market segments such as small business, enterprise, and channel partner sales.  Scott will work with NetFortris' Director of Solutions Architecture and Director of Customer Support to ensure that customers receive high-touch, consultative support at every stage of selecting, implementing and expanding their NetFortris solutions.

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"Enterprises of all sizes select NetFortris for critical business communications infrastructure," commented Grant Evans, NetFortris CEO.  "In the last several months, we've focused on adding integrated sales, systems architecture and support expertise to help our customers select and implement the best solutions for their business. We are pleased to welcome Scott to the team. He is a proven sales leader with an eye to customer success.  We look forward to his leadership in the area of strategic, consultative sales programs that are integrated with our solutions architecture and support programs."

The new NetFortris sales program aligns with the company's Solutions Architecture and Account Support programs. Through the integrated programs, NetFortris customers have the ability to collaborate with expert sales professionals, certified solutions architects, and dedicated support professionals as they design and implement advanced voice and data communications solutions. This integrated sales and support approach is designed to help customers select the right networking products, security solutions, and unified communications technologies including voice, video and data.  Additionally, NetFortris sales and solutions professionals are certified in specialized devices and networking equipment from Cisco, Polycom, Sprint and other leading vendors.

Scott Smith joins NetFortris as EVP of Sales and brings nearly two decades of software and infrastructure sales expertise.  Scott is a proven expert in enterprise SaaS solutions with a deep understanding of the financial services, retail, healthcare and video communications industries.  Prior to NetFortris, Scott was VP of Sales at Crown Peak Technology where he built go-to-market teams in field sales, sales development and partner channel strategy.  Scott has also served as SVP Global Sales and Field Operations at Ooyala and VP of Sales and Field Operations at Qumu, a leading enterprise video communications platform for commercial, federal and education enterprises.  He graduated with an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and received his BA from Wheaton College.     

About NetFortris, Inc.
NetFortris provides secure cloud-based voice and data communications solutions, hosted productivity and specialized applications, and business devices to multi-location enterprises. The NetFortris Platform serves as a central core for all NetFortris services, and delivers enterprise-class security, analytics, and integrated management for simple, scalable and highly secure operations.  NetFortris is based San Francisco, California, and offers cloud-based communications, networking and application experience. For more information, please visit or call 888-469-5100.

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