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Cryptzone Appoints Kurt Glazemakers as CTO

July 16, 2015

Leader, Product Strategist Promoted to Drive Innovative Security Solutions

Waltham, MA—July 16, 2015—Cryptzone, a provider of dynamic, context-aware network, application and content security solutions, today announced the promotion of Kurt Glazemakers from SVP of Product Strategy to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Glazemakers will be directly responsible for defining the strategy and roadmap for the next generation of Cryptzone’s award-wining portfolio of solutions, including AppGate®, a dynamic, context aware security gateway that prevents unauthorized access; HiSoftware Security Sheriff® an integrated classification, encryption and content protection solution for SharePoint®, Office 365 and File Shares; Simple Encryption PlatformTM to secure data in email, removable storage, files and folders; and Compliance Sheriff TM to provide content governance for public websites, intranets and extranets.

“Glazemakers is renowned for his extensive knowledge in the software-defined network and cloud storage,” said Kurt A. Mueffelmann, President and CEO of Cryptzone. “He has continuously demonstrated an ability to lead and develop product innovation, which is critical to Cryptzone’s growth in such a fast-paced global security solutions market. AppGate Secure Access, our new ‘invisible infrastructure’ and access management solution for cloud and hybrid environments, is a testament to his vision and ability to drive product innovation.”

Prior to joining Cryptzone, he served as CTO of CloudFounders, a developer of advanced private cloud technologies for IT-as-a-Service solutions. Glazemakers also served as Terremark’s CTO Europe (now part of Verizon) and was responsible for the development of Enterprise Cloud.

Throughout his career, Glazemakers has focused on the development of innovative solutions that increase the availability, security and scalability of mission-critical infrastructures. He holds a Master of Engineering, Telecommunications and Computer Networks from Universiteit Gent in Belgium.