Armor, a cybersecurity disrupter, further invests in cloud native MDR+ offering with new Head of Global Sales, Derek Boxdell.

Armorthe global cloud-native managed detection and response (MDR) leader, announces that Derek Boxdell has joined the Armor leadership team as the new Head of Global Sales.  Derek is an Armor alum and returns to continue his trailblazing career in cloud security.  Most recently Derek served as a Director for the Microsoft Azure business, leading his segment to 51% YoY growth. He also served on the internal security council, aimed at leveraging the right strategic partners to help deliver the Microsoft security story to over 4,000 customers. He will bring experience and public cloud expertise to our growing MDR+ business assisting customers in their digital transformation to the cloud.

Founder and CEO, Chris Drake states, “Derek’s previous cybersecurity services foundation coupled with everything he’s learned at Microsoft Security and across the Azure business makes Derek a perfect fit for Armor and our customers. I’m pleased to add Derek to the team to help deliver our effective combined cybersecurity and cloud outcomes that results to better value to the market.”​

“Over the course of my career, I’ve served as a creative, passionate, and dynamic sales leader with a flair for effective change management application. Creating clarity and organizational collaboration are central tenants of my leadership approach that allow me to harness the best in our people and the best for our customers. I cannot wait to get started at Armor,” said Head of Global Sales, Derek Boxdell. ​

As Armor’s Head of Global Sales, Derek is charged with dramatically expanding the company’s MDR+ solution to new and existing customers as well as guiding customers through their journey to the cloud. Derek has previously served in various senior leadership roles with SaaS-based organizations. 

Armor is a global leader in cloud-native managed detection and response. As a trusted partner protecting more than 2,000 companies located in over 40 countries, Armor offers cloud-native cybersecurity and compliance consulting, professional services, and managed services protecting the entire customer’s sensitive data landscape. Armor’s industry-leading experts leverage non-proprietary frameworks and a 24/7/365 SOC to help organizations tackle the complexities of cybersecurity and compliance at a cloud-scale. Gartner has recognized Armor in two “Emerging Technologies” reports for MDR. A study commissioned by Forrester found that Armor delivers a 774% ROI.

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