Absolute Software has appointed Rick Ferguson as its ANZ country manager.
Ferguson has more than 20 years’ experience in the security, networking and storage industries, according to Absolute.
Before joining Absolute, Ferguson served as Asia-Pacific vice-president for Nexsan Storage and Security Solutions, where he oversaw sales and marketing activities across the region.
He previously held management positions with Cisco Systems Australia and Palo Alto Networks.
Absolute provides endpoint security and data risk management solutions, and has offices in Australia, the US, the UK and Canada.
Ferguson said he was looking forward to working with colleagues both in Australia and overseas.
“Today, organisations face critical information security challenges and constantly evolving threats. Absolute’s Persistence technology is uniquely positioned to help companies in Australia and New Zealand address these risks,” he said.
Persistence technology is embedded in products manufactured by Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Panasonic, Samsung and Toshiba. Absolute has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple.