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ComNet appoints Robert Gallagher as Vice President of Network Systems and Security Solutions

Published on 31 August, 2011

Gallagher role is to enable ComNet provide supreme customer education on EthernetIP and communication networks 
 Gallagher will strengthen the ComNet sales team by providing solutions to the complex network challenges
ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, has announced that Robert Gallagher has been appointed as the company's Vice President of Network Systems and Security Solutions

Gallagher's new role will be to support the ComNet sales team by providing solutions to the difficult network challenges our customers are facing as well as delivering Ethernet network training to ComNet customers across the country. The purpose of this role will be to enable ComNet to provide an unparalleled level of customer education on the topics of EthernetIP and communication networks. Additionally this role will directly support the ComNet Architect and Engineer company support program.

Rob Gallagher will report directly to Andrew Acquarulo Jr., ComNet President and COO. Most recently Gallagher held the role of Vice President of Engineering at ComNet and has more than 20 years of experience in engineering communication products and has an excellent working knowledge of Ethernet network applications and solutions.

"Rob has an exceptional understanding of what direction the communication product market is heading," stated Acquarulo. "Rob will be tasked to assist our sales team as they help our customers find new and innovative solutions to their most difficult transmission challenges using ComNet products. ComNet is known to be the company that supports its customers like no other. Having Rob in this role undeniably confirms that position," Acquarulo continued.

"I'm excited to bring my experience in the area of Ethernet networking to this new role. I've been a part of ComNet since it's inception and have watched as the company has carved out a significant share of the connectivity market. It's rewarding to be able to take my understanding of Ethernet networks and share it with those that are designing and implementing networks," said Gallagher on his new role.

Rob Gallagher has a MSEE Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Haven in Connecticut. Rob will be based in the ComNet Corporate offices in Danbury, CT. He can be contacted through that office at 203 796 5300 or via e-mail at

ComNet offers an extensive line of fiber optic video and data transmission equipment as well as a line of Ethernet Network equipment that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of the Security and Intelligent Transportation System market..

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