Andrew R. Harding

posted in: Andrew Harding, Marmonte Systems | 0

Andrew R. Harding started Marmonte after leaving Aruba Networks. He has broad experience in network security and cloud-native infrastructure systems, open networking, and SDN. He focuses on emerging technologies that create the opportunity to produce very easy-to-use products. In addition to leading Marmonte, Andrew has been a Vice President at Danaher/NETSCOUT and at Cumulus Networks. Within NETSCOUT, he drove the climb to #1 market share in the telecom monitoring switch market. At Cumulus, he introduced new products that expanded margins and doubled bookings. Andrew led Product Management and Strategic Initiatives at Aruba Networks. At Aruba, he oversaw the introduction of entirely new switch and access-point product lines and entered new areas of business through multiple acquisitions. During his tenure, Andrew helped to nearly double Aruba’s market share and to increase margins significantly, facilitating their IPO. He was previously Director of Security Products at Juniper Networks, where he was responsible for Juniper’s policy and access-management solutions, including the SSL VPN family and the products acquired with Funk Software. Before joining Juniper Networks, Andrew managed product development at Pixo, which is most widely known for providing the operating system and user interface on the original Apple iPod. (Pixo was acquired by Sun Microsystems, and those technologies are now split between Apple and Oracle.). Before Pixo, Andrew was a software engineer at IBM, where he worked on DB2 and Data Management products, including IBM VisualInfo and IBM Content Manager. He earned his BA in from UCLA and holds patents for his work at IBM, Juniper, and NETSCOUT.

Since starting Marmonte, Andrew and the team have focused on cloud data center technologies and have contributed to new and improved products at Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, Big Switch Networks, Cumulus Networks, VSS Monitoring, Danaher, and NETSCOUT. They have also worked with smaller startups, consistently focusing on adding application-level services to cloud infrastructure and to speeding the adoption of SDN, open networking, and advanced automation within data centers.

Andrew’s full work history as a PDF.

Leave a Reply