Glickman, a well-known leader in the telecom, technology and networking industries, will drive large strategic partnerships and innovative joint ventures for PacketFabric. Glickman will report to PacketFabric CEO Dave Ward and become a member of the executive team.
“Michael Glickman is a consummate professional with expertise leading sales, channel, finance and business development with companies across PacketFabric’s ecosystem,” said Ward. “I’m confident that he’ll bring his A-game to the team and help propel the company to even greater heights in 2021.”
Glickman was most recently Senior Vice President for the Global Service Provider unit of Cisco where he was responsible for driving annual revenue in excess of $10B. During his tenure at Cisco, he also led their Cloud & Managed Services and Channels business worldwide. Glickman has previously held executive roles at Fujitsu Americas and the Amdahl Corporation.
“It’s an honor to join this talented team and help transform the connectivity business,” said Glickman. “With the momentum we’ve seen in the enterprise for secure connectivity and the adoption of multi- and hybrid cloud, there has never been a more important time to revolutionize the industry, and PacketFabric is the place to do it.”
PacketFabric has seen explosive growth in 2020. It was recently awarded with the “2020 Fierce Telecom Innovation Award for Cloud Services,” a “2020 Cool Vendor in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity” by Gartner and one of the “10 Hottest Networking Startups of 2020” by CRN.
It recently announced a democratized pricing strategy of $100 per month for hosted hybrid cloud connections up to 1Gbps, for both metro and long-haul capacity in the United States and Europe. With this new pricing strategy, PacketFabric is making cloud connectivity egalitarian across the tech landscape.
PacketFabric’s Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform orchestrates and guarantees connectivity between collocation facilities, clouds, and offers private network interconnection across the globe. The NaaS platform is private, secure, reliable and scalable, plus it’s fully redundant. PacketFabric is a women-founded technology start-up, launched by industry veterans Jezzibell Gilmore, PacketFabric’s Chief Commercial Officer, and Anna Claiborne, Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering for PacketFabric.