SOURCE: BreakingPoint Systems

June 26, 2008 10:00 ET

BreakingPoint Systems Continues Growth and Momentum With Appointment of Vice President of North American Sales

Jim Alnwick Joins BreakingPoint, Bringing With Him More Than 20 Years of Success in the Network Equipment and Testing Industry

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - BreakingPoint Systems, Inc., the content-aware network and application testing company, today announced Jim Alnwick has joined as vice president of North American sales. Alnwick joins BreakingPoint with a proven record of sales and business development success in the telecommunications industry, providing solutions to network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and service providers. At BreakingPoint, Alnwick will leverage his past success to help the company meet the ever-growing demand for content-aware network and application testing solutions.


Des Wilson, Chief Executive Officer

"We're seeing tremendous innovation in the network equipment industry with new, more sophisticated high performance devices emerging at a faster pace. Testing equipment of this caliber also requires innovation, not to mention realistic application traffic and live security attacks at speeds of 10 Gigabits per second and faster. This is an important time for our industry and having Jim join BreakingPoint is an exciting opportunity. His leadership will help us further grow our sales organization to meet the strong demand for our products and help our customers accelerate the development of their high performance network equipment."

About Jim Alnwick, BreakingPoint Systems' Vice President of Sales, North America

Alnwick is a senior sales executive with more than 20 years of success in developing worldwide sales organizations in the telecommunications industry. His experience spans the spectrum from building a sales department from the ground-up and taking sales for a startup from $0 to multiple millions in just a few months, to streamlining and developing new strategies for Fortune 100 companies while booking upwards of $250 million in revenue. When implementing his overall sales strategy, Alnwick adheres to his strength in team and channel development while properly defining and executing sales strategies.

Prior to joining BreakingPoint, Alnwick served as Vice President of Monitoring Sales with Empirix and before that Worldwide Sales Manager for Agilent. Alnwick has also helped build successful sales processes and organizations with Hekimian (now Spirent), HP and Harris Corporation.

About BreakingPoint

BreakingPoint is the only company exclusively focused on application, performance, and security testing for content-aware devices. BreakingPoint was founded in 2005 by engineers with deep experience developing high speed networking devices at companies such as NetWorth, NetSpeed, Cisco, TippingPoint, and 3Com. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices and customers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and China. For more information, visit

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