Aubrey Merchant

Aubrey has 27 years of experience in Network & Systems/Sales Engineering in both Carrier (fixed and mobile) and Enterprise environments. Prior to joining Solera Networks in 2011, he held SE positions at Qosmos, Ellacoya Networks, CloudShield and iPolicy Networks with a focus on security, traffic engineering/management and network analytics. He has an in-depth and hands-on understanding of networking from layer 2 through 7. While at Solera Networks he supported both Commercial and Government business and played a key role in winning large key customers in the Financial and Government sectors. With a total of 9 years in Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), his key focus is on how DPI helps solve key issues related to network visibility/context and security analytics. Aubrey is currently Security Director for The Americas at Blue Coat Systems.