Allegro Packets appoints former Accedian employee Mike Canney to US Principal Field Engineer


Allegro Packets, the network analytics specialist, has chosen Mike Canney to be its first Principal Field Engineer, US and North America. A proven industry veteran and sales specialist, Canney will now be in charge to sharpen Allegro Packets’ focus on the US and North America.

In this role, Canney is responsible for driving growth in the US and North American markets, working with distributors to provide technical support and guidance to customers.

Canney assumes responsibility for strategic planning, sales management, and acquisition of new partnerships and customers while promoting the benefits of real-time analysis with the Allegro Network Multimeter for network environments.

“We are thrilled to have Mike in the role of Principal Field Engineer, US and North America,” says Klaus Degner, Managing Director of Allegro Packets. “He is a packet analysis visionary and a proven sales director. His deep industry knowledge and many years of practical experience in countless companies make Mike the ideal candidate for the role of US Principal Field Engineer. We look forward to his impact to Allegro Packets in the North American markets."

More than 30 years of experience in packet analysis
Canney brings more than 30 years of experience in network performance, packet analysis and sales to his new position. Prior to his role at Allegro Packets he developed specialized courses to teach engineers around the world how to detect, fix and prevent network and application problems by analyzing traffic flows at the packet level. He also has been a regular presenter at ‘Sharkfest’, the Wireshark developer and user conference for several years. In the IT industry, he is well-known as a consultant, sales specialist, inventor, and excellent speaker. 

"I have used almost every packet analyzer that has been made in the last 30 years,” says Mike Canney. “However, there is nothing comparably brilliant to the Allegro Network Multimeter that has ever been developed. I’m happy to take the opportunity offered to me to help this great solution take its rightful place in the American market."

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