Wallingford, Conn. – May 12, 2010 –VBrick Systems, the enterprise IP video technology leader, announced today the appointment of networking and real-time communications industry veteran Michael Rubin as Vice President of Marketing. Rubin will oversee VBrick’s global corporate and product marketing and management programs to advance brand awareness and drive new sales for the company’s award-winning enterprise IP video solutions. Additionally, Rubin will identify and exploit new markets to further VBrick’s position in high-growth sectors such as unified communications, mobility and digital signage.
Rubin, brings over twenty years of directly relevant experience to the role. Prior to VBrick, he was the founding General Manager of the Access Line of Business at Sonus Networks, a leading supplier of Voice over IP (VoIP) equipment to service providers. Rubin grew new mission critical customer deployments at Sonus and doubled annual business line revenues two years running to more than $60 million. As part of the early team at Sonus he initiated the product management function and directly managed the GSX9000, Sonus’ flagship product.
“Michael’s extensive industry experience, coupled with his proven ability to define and successfully grow new markets makes him the perfect executive to oversee all of our marketing operations,” said Doug Howard, Chief Executive Officer, VBrick. “We are delighted to welcome Michael to our management team.”
Prior to Sonus, Rubin served as Director of Product Line Management at 3COM Corp., where he created a highly differentiated offering from disparate WAN-focused product lines for large enterprises. He was then tapped to become the first business line manager for corporate WAN marketing, focused on marketing solutions to power converged networks.
“As the recognized leader in enterprise IP video streaming solutions, VBrick has been a pioneer in this industry for over a decade. There are tremendous growth opportunities ahead for VBrick as it continues to enable video as a critical communications medium for enterprise customers,” Rubin said. “I’m excited to harness my experience in the IP communications industry to brand VBrick as the ultimate IP video solution provider to customers worldwide.”
About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick is the leader in Enterprise IP Video solutions, with over 6,000 corporate, education and government customers and 60,000 installations worldwide. VBrick solutions work over standard IP networks and the Internet to deliver rich media communications that connect people everywhere -- from employees and customers, to partners and shareholders. Our comprehensive product suite and end-to-end solutions are used in a wide range of live and on-demand applications including meeting and event broadcasts, distance learning, digital signage, TV distribution, video surveillance, and Web-based marketing campaigns. Headquartered in Wallingford, CT, VBrick’s products and services are available through industry-leading value-added resellers. For more information, visit www.vbrick.com