SOURCE: Catapult Communications Corporation

March 20, 2008 20:16 ET

Catapult Communications Announces Departure of Guy Simpson

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - Catapult Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: CATT) announced today that Guy Simpson will be leaving the company effective March 31, 2008 to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Simpson joined Catapult in 1989 as the company's first Technical Support Manager and was appointed a Vice President in 1998. He has held a number of management positions within the company, most recently as Vice President of Applications Engineering.

Mr. Simpson said, "Catapult has afforded me the opportunity to undertake a wide variety of technical, business and management challenges in the rapidly changing telecom industry. It has been an honor to work with so many talented people within both the company and our global customer base. I look forward to new opportunities to build upon those broad experiences."

Dr. Richard Karp, Chairman & CEO, said, "Guy was one of our first employees and we are very grateful for the contributions he has made to the company over the last 18 years. Guy brought excellent technical and customer interface skills to Catapult and has been a key contributor to Catapult's success. Guy's experience, technical knowledge and personal energy will certainly be missed."

Mr. Simpson's duties as VP of Applications Engineering will be assumed by the current officer team.

About Catapult Communications

Catapult Communications is a leading supplier of advanced digital telecom test systems to global equipment manufacturers and service providers, including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Nortel and Nokia Siemens Networks. The Catapult DCT2000® and MGTS® systems deliver superior high-end test solutions for hundreds of protocols and variants -- spanning LTE, IMS, WiMAX, mobile telephony, VoIP, GPRS, SS7, Intelligent Network, ATM and ISDN. The Company is committed to providing testing tools that are at the forefront of the telecom technology curve.

Catapult is headquartered at 160 South Whisman Road, Mountain View, CA 94041. Tel: 650-960-1025. International offices are located in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, France, Finland, Sweden, Canada, Japan, China, Australia, India and the Philippines. Information about Catapult Communications can be found on the Web at

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