SOURCE: AirTight Networks

July 31, 2006 09:00 ET

AirTight Networks Announces VP for Asia-Pacific

Rico Bumbaca Joins Company

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 31, 2006 -- AirTight Networks™, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention solutions, today announced that Rico Bumbaca has joined the company as its vice president for the Asia-Pacific region. As VP, Asia-Pacific for AirTight Networks, Rico is responsible for all business activities -- both the strategy and the day-to-day management of business in the Asia-Pacific region. Having built and managed highly successful teams in Asia-Pac and the ROW for a number of North American based hi-tech companies, Rico brings a blend of sales and business management expertise to his role at AirTight.

Rico joins AirTight Networks from Check Point Software where he held a very similar position managing sales and business development in Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Prior to Check Point, Rico developed his sales and business development skills, together with his management capabilities at Peakstone Corp., Lucent Technologies, Visix Software, and Blaze Software.

"AirTight is delighted to have Rico join the team, as he brings a wealth of experience and connections to the company," said David King, chairman and CEO of AirTight Networks. "We're having great success in the US, and we see Asia-Pacific as a large market opportunity and a logical focus for our expansion."

"I am excited to be joining AirTight Networks," said Rico Bumbaca, vice president, Asia-Pacific at AirTight Networks. "AirTight is addressing a huge market opportunity and I'm looking forward to helping them capitalize on it."

AirTight Networks' SpectraGuard Enterprise has established its industry leadership position by delivering the key elements of an effective wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS):

--  detecting and correctly classifying wireless threats - to catch all
    threats, while minimizing false alarms
--  preventing (multiple, simultaneous) wireless threats - while
    continuing to scan for new ones
--  accurately locating the wireless threats on a floor map - so they can
    be removed.
    
AirTight Networks' family of products include SpectraGuard® Enterprise, SpectraGuard Sentry, SpectraGuard Planner, and SpectraGuard SAFE (Security Agent For Endpoints) products. As shown in the February 2006 Tolly Group report, the March 2006 Information Security Magazine review, and the May 2006 Tower Group report -- AirTight's SpectraGuard Enterprise outperforms its competitors in wireless intrusion prevention functionality.

About AirTight Networks

Founded in 2002, AirTight Networks is the leader in wireless intrusion prevention and performance management solutions. AirTight Networks' SpectraGuard® family of wireless intrusion prevention products and services provides enterprises and service providers with around-the-clock wireless monitoring and automatic intrusion prevention, while managing wireless LAN network performance for maximum capacity and uptime. The SpectraGuard family of products is the industry's only solution that correctly classifies wireless devices and events; and automatically identifies, automatically stops, and accurately locates wireless security risks and attacks. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.airtightnetworks.net.

AirTight, AirTight Networks, and the AirTight Networks logo are trademarks, and SpectraGuard is a registered trademark of AirTight Networks, Inc.

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