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NCP engineering Appoints Patrick Oliver Graf as CEO

NCP engineering today announced that it has appointed Patrick Oliver Graf as its new CEO. Previously general manager, he now leads the remote access VPN provider’s overall vision for ongoing growth and development.

He is an industry veteran with more than 19 years of technology sector experience in product management, marketing and international direct and channel sales and had been key in growing NCP’s worldwide channel partner network. Prior to joining NCP, he led another remote access technology provider’s United States operations and grew its business internationally by building a global distribution network.

Key Facts

  • NCP engineering offers a full range of IPsec and SSL VPN solutions, including its centrally managed Secure Enterprise Management (SEM) 3.0 system and suite of Secure Enterprise Clients. Its remote access VPN solutions deliver flexibility and security to end customers by supporting all major operating systems, including Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/CE, Apple OS X Mavericks/Mountain Lion and Linux while integrating with existing infrastructure.
  • NCP’s solutions have recently been recognized with several key industry award wins, including Security Products Magazine’s Government Security “Govies” Award, American Business Awards’ “Stevie” Award and Network Products Guide’s Hot Companies and Best Products Award. Further, due to the recognition of the quality of its remote access security solutions, its channel partner program roster has been rapidly growing.

Supporting Quotes

  • “Patrick Oliver Graf has demonstrated an unparalleled dedication to meeting partner and end customer needs,” said Peter Soell, chairman of NCP engineering. “Under his leadership, NCP’s channel partner program in North America has truly flourished over the past several years. With all that he has accomplished, he was the natural choice to sustain NCP’s growth for years to come.”
  • “NCP engineering is focused on delivering the most robust and flexible remote access VPN solutions on the market, to support enterprises that are dealing with increased worker mobility and a wider range of devices accessing corporate networks,” said Patrick Oliver Graf, CEO of NCP engineering. “I’m honored to lead the company into its next phase of growth amidst exciting developments in the remote access technology space. Together with the best team in the industry, I will ensure that NCP continuously improves its technology and deepens our relationships with partners and end users.”

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NCP engineering, Patrick Oliver Graf, CEO, channel, partner program, IPsec, VPN, NCP Secure Enterprise Client, NCP Secure Enterprise Management, SEM, security, remote access, mobile, BYOD

About NCP engineering
Since its inception in 1986, NCP engineering has delivered innovative software that allows enterprises to rethink their remote access, and overcome the complexities of creating, managing and maintaining secure network access for staff.

NCP’s award-winning product line spans the spectrum of remote access, from IPsec / SSL VPNs to endpoint firewalls and network access control (NAC) functions. The company’s products support organizations with complex remote user needs, and that want to leverage the latest end-devices to increase staff productivity, reduce network administration and adapt policy changes on-the-fly. Each solution is interoperable with existing third-party software or hardware.

With global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany and North American headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company serves 35,000-plus customers worldwide throughout the healthcare, financial, education and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies. NCP has established a network of national and regional technology, channel and OEM partners to serve its customers. For more information, visit www.ncp-e.com.

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