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Exinda Networks Appoints Two New Vice Presidents

  • 31 October, 2005 12:13

<p>Exinda to Grow Channel Partner Program and
Focus Marketing Efforts on North American Market</p>
<p>October 31, 2005_Seattle, WA:_Exinda Networks, developer of leading edge network appliances that maximize network performance, has announced the addition of two new executives.</p>
<p>Neil McIrvin has been appointed to vice president of channels for North America and Frank Maly has been appointed to vice president of marketing. McIrvin will be responsible for growing and managing relationships with channel partners in North America. Maly will be responsible for planning and executing Exinda’s global marketing strategy.</p>
<p>“McIrvin and Maly provide the perfect complement to the Exinda executive team,” said Anthony Bodin, Exinda’s executive director. “McIrvin has demonstrated great success in establishing strategic relationships for profitable growth at his former companies. Maly will bring focus to our global marketing programs and communicate the value of the Exinda brand. Together, they will focus on market opportunities in North America.”</p>
<p>McIrvin brings over 15 years of experience in information technology solutions and services. As vice president and general manager at N2H2, a Web-filtering software company, he launched the enterprise business unit and established profitable, strategic relationships with Microsoft and the U.S. federal government.</p>
<p>Most recently, McIrvin served as vice president of business development for WebSpy, Inc. McIrvin holds a Bachelor of Science in both management and marketing from the University of Oregon.</p>
<p>“It was an easy decision to join Exinda,” said McIrvin. “I believe in both the management team and the value of Exinda’s solutions. There is great opportunity for our channel partners to solve customers’ problems regarding network performance and grow profitable businesses.”</p>
<p>Maly has 20 years experience in the networking industry, the majority of which was spent at Cisco Systems.</p>
<p>Maly was instrumental in Cisco’s leadership in systems network architecture (SNA) internetworking that connects mainframe computers to modern Internet protocol (IP) networks. Maly holds a U.S. patent relating to network correlation and traffic management. Maly holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales.</p>
<p>“I am pleased to join the Exinda team,” said Maly. “Exinda Networks is an impressive company that uses innovative technology and teamwork to solve real world problems.”</p>
<p>According to IDC, the WAN optimization market was $255 million (US dollars) in 2004 and is growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.5 percent. The growth of applications on enterprise networks has created an ongoing challenge to maintain network performance. Exinda’s solutions help by providing service continuity and reducing network outages.</p>
<p>About Exinda Networks</p>
<p>Exinda Networks is a global supplier of intelligent application traffic management systems for enterprise, government and service provider clients. Founded in 2003, Exinda's mission is to ensure predictable network performance, maximize network productivity and reduce network operating costs. Exinda solutions have been deployed in over 15 countries. Exinda solutions support the networking trends of service oriented architectures (SOA) and deployment of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) applications. Exinda's 4700 appliance received ZDnet's Technology &amp; Business magazine's 2005 Editor's Choice Award for ease of management and excellence in traffic reporting and prioritization. Exinda's award winning technology is available by contacting leading resellers or Exinda directly. Exinda's research and development offices are headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. Exinda's Partner Program is based in Seattle, Washington. For more information, visit www.exinda.com .</p>

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