SOURCE: Procera Networks

January 29, 2008 11:06 ET

/ CORRECTION - Procera's PacketLogic Helps Major U.S. ILEC Manage Multi-Terabyte Broadband Traffic Load

LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2008) - In the news release, "Procera's PacketLogic Helps Major U.S. ILEC Manage Multi-Terabyte Broadband Traffic Load," issued earlier today by Procera Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT), we are advised by the company that the end of the first sentence in the sixth paragraph should read "said Jeff Gigoux, director of business development" rather than "said Albert Lopez, vice president of worldwide marketing" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Procera's PacketLogic Helps Major U.S. ILEC Manage Multi-Terabyte Broadband Traffic Load

North State Communications, One of Largest ILECs in U.S., Chooses PacketLogic for Flexible, Accurate Deep Packet Inspection

LOS GATOS, CA -- January 29, 2008 -- Procera® Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT), a pioneering developer of telco-class network traffic and service management infrastructure equipment, today announced that North State Communications, one of the nation's 20 largest communications companies, has selected Procera's PacketLogic™ solution to manage broadband network traffic and bandwidth. PacketLogic provides highly accurate and scalable deep packet inspection (DPI) technology, allowing service providers and other network managers to efficiently and effectively manage and optimize their broadband networks.

North State Communications, an Independent Local Exchange Company (ILEC), offers a complete line of wireless, broadband, data, phone and digital television services to business and residential customers in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. The company serves more than 100,000 subscribers in total, and delivers broadband network connectivity over its 600-square-mile service area via DSL, T1, and fiber-optic connections. On an average day, the network handles about 3.5 terabytes (3.5 trillion bytes) of IP traffic.

Growth in its subscriber base and network traffic had outstripped the capacity of North State's legacy DPI solution, and the network management team began investigating and evaluating alternatives. PacketLogic was selected for its pinpoint accuracy in network application traffic identification; intuitive, easy-to-use interface; and enhanced features such as filtering and traffic shaping. PacketLogic is installed at the core of North State's IP network, and provides monitoring, analysis and optimization of all traffic into and out of the network.

"PacketLogic gives us a wider range of functionality than our previous system, and has allowed us to be much more proactive in locating trouble in our network," said David Rich, manager of data services for North State Communications. "If we suspect that a customer's computer has been infected by a virus, for example, we can drill down into the IP traffic to confirm our suspicion, put PacketLogic rules in place to choke off transmission of the virus, and then notify the customer of the problem so that they can run antivirus software on their system."

"The Piedmont Triad Region is a fast-growing, robust economy, and our customers rely on high-quality broadband access to get business done, as well as for personal use," said James D. McCarson, CTO of North State Communications. "We have consistently been a leader in evaluating and adopting advanced technologies to provide our customers with the best possible service. PacketLogic allows us to assure our customers of quality of service, and equally as importantly, quality of experience in their broadband services."

"North State Communications exemplifies the innovative spirit of independent service providers in providing their customers with world-class service," said Jeff Gigoux, director of business development at Procera Networks. "As Internet usage has grown, bandwidth-intensive applications and malware have also proliferated. It has become ever-more important to accurately identify, manage and optimize network traffic in order to deliver high-quality broadband services."

The PacketLogic product family includes the PL5600, PL7600, PL7620 and PL9200 models, which range from 2 Mbps to 8 Gbps bidirectional throughput capacity. The modular software design includes Surveillance (standard in all PacketLogic systems), Filtering, Traffic Shaping, Statistics and Web Statistics options.

About Procera Networks

Founded in 2002, Procera Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT) is a global provider of intelligent network traffic identification, control and service management infrastructure equipment. Procera's core product suite, the PacketLogic™ line of appliances, provides the most accurate application identification available today by using the industry leading connection identification engine DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language). PacketLogic is deployed at more than 400 broadband service providers (xSPs), telcos, colleges and universities worldwide. For more information, visit www.proceranetworks.com

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). In particular, when used in this press release, the words "plan," "confident that," "believe," "scheduled," "expect," or "intend to," and similar conditional expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Act and are subject to the safe harbor created by the Act. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties and actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any of the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of Procera to commercialize the applicable technology and introduce products and the acceptance of those products by the market, the ability of resellers to sell the Procera products, market conditions, the general acceptance of the Company's products and technologies, competitive factors, timing, and other risks described in the Company's reports and filings with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) from time to time.

Procera Networks is a registered trademark, and PacketLogic and DRDL are trademarks of Procera Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. All other products or brands mentioned are trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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    Jeff Gigoux
    Procera Networks, Inc.
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