Chris Noell expands security, compliance and managed security expertise

Chris_Noell.jpgHOUSTON – January 10, 2012 – Alert Logic (, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the appointment of Chris Noell as Vice President of Product Management. Noell is responsible for all aspects of product management across the full range of Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solutions.

Noell brings to Alert Logic a wealth of experience in risk management and compliance products and services for the enterprise market. He most recently served as senior vice president of product management with ANX eBusiness, a managed network and security service provider.  Noell joined ANX through the acquisition of TruArx, where he was a founder and board member.  TruArx focused on delivering governance, risk and compliance SaaS solutions with a particular focus on the PCI DSS market. Noell also served as Vice President of Marketing at Solutionary, an enterprise-focused managed security service provider, in addition to other senior leadership roles at Verisign, Cabletron and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting.

In his new position, Noell will lead product strategy, prioritization and execution to both expand and accelerate Alert Logic’s delivery of innovative, cloud-based security and compliance solutions.  Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service model offers service providers and enterprise customers four distinct advantages: market leading security tools, a fully outsourced and managed SaaS delivery model, integrated 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC) services to monitor and provide expert guidance, and the ability to deploy wherever a customer has IT infrastructure – including the cloud.  With more than half of the largest managed hosting and cloud service providers using these services to secure their customer environments, Alert Logic is increasingly viewed as the de facto standard for securing infrastructure in hosted and cloud environments.

“Chris’ experience in managed security services and his strong background in compliance are ideal additions to Alert Logic’s industry leading expertise in delivering comprehensive solutions to service provider partners,” said Dave Colesante, Alert Logic CTO & Senior Vice President of Product Development. “We look forward to the contributions Chris will make in helping to advance our portfolio of Security-as-a-Service solutions and help our partners and their customers stay ahead of changing compliance mandates.”

About Alert Logic

Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides advanced security tools coupled with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise allowing customers to defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an “as-a-Service” delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions such as intrusion protection, vulnerability assessment and log management for over 1,500 enterprise customers. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit