Talari names CEO

Talari Networks — innovator of the industry´s most reliable SD-WAN solution — has named former SonicWall, Inc., executive Patrick Sweeney as Chief Executive Officer, the company said.

Sweeney brings a wealth of executive operating experience in high-growth network infrastructure markets, having served in multiple executive roles over his 16 years at SonicWall and Dell, Inc. Sweeney helped take network security company SonicWall private under Thoma Bravo in 2010, and in 2012 sold the company to Dell where he served as Vice President of Security Marketing in the Dell Software Group. In 2016 Sweeney helped spin out SonicWall from Dell as an independent company under private equity firm Francisco Partners.

Talari is the original innovator of SD-WAN (Software-Defined WAN) technology, helping multi-site organizations transform their remote and branch-office networks by intelligently allocating more bandwidth at less cost, while delivering superior QoS for greater business continuity, operational agility and application control. Talari provides a ´failsafe´ SD-WAN solution offering dynamic capacity, improved reliability and greater quality of experience.