SOURCE: Cymphonix

November 18, 2009 08:02 ET

Cymphonix Appoints John Yoon Senior Vice President of Marketing

Brent Nixon Promoted to CEO -- Executive Moves Prime Secure Web Gateway Vendor for Accelerated Growth

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - November 18, 2009) - Cymphonix today announced the appointment of John Yoon to the role of senior vice president of marketing. With 25 years of technology and marketing experience, Yoon will be responsible for forging new market opportunities, creating synergies with partners and resellers and overseeing worldwide marketing activities.

"John's a passionate, creative thinker with a track record of strategic marketing execution that makes him uniquely qualified for this position," said Brent Nixon, president and CEO of Cymphonix. "I'm pleased to have John join our team especially as our growth accelerates and we expand into new markets and larger enterprises with our innovative secure Web gateway solutions."

John joins Cymphonix from Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems where he served as vice president of marketing. John previously held senior positions at Paradigm Medical Industries, 3Com, U.S. Robotics, Ericsson and General Electric. John earned his MBA from Duke University and bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard.

"As the Internet becomes an increasingly important resource in day-to-day lives, the need for balanced, efficient connections becomes essential for success," said John. "I am excited to be part of an organization that cuts the time, effort and cost needed to find and solve the risks that come from being connected to the Internet."

Cymphonix also announced the promotion of Brent Nixon to president and CEO. Brent joined Cymphonix from 3Com in 2005 to serve as vice president of product management and was promoted to president in 2006. Prior to 3Com, Brent was co-founder and vice president of Maxis Research. Brent earned his MBA from University of British Columbia as well as a Bachelors of Science from the University of Utah.

About Cymphonix

Cymphonix Corporation, headquartered in Salt Lake City, uses award-winning patent-pending technology to reveal, optimize and automate Internet security. With deep-packet scanning technology, Cymphonix solutions address the issues created by evolving content -- including web applications and bandwidth-intensive websites. Cymphonix products seamlessly integrate network protection, application performance, and traffic visibility into a single, easily managed solution. Leading the Cymphonix product line is Network Composer, a smart secure Web gateway appliance that helps organizations understand at a glance who is abusing network resources and with what applications -- enabling problems to be corrected instantly through a clear, easy-to-manage interface. More information about Cymphonix can be found at www.cymphonix.com.

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