DragonWave Inc.

DragonWave Inc.

September 17, 2007 03:00 ET

DragonWave Strengthens Leadership Team in Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Clive Belfort appointed Vice President, EMEA

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2007) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) (AIM:DWI) leading supplier of next-generation wireless networks, today announced that it has taken steps to strengthen its leadership team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa through the appointment of Clive Belfort as Vice President, EMEA.

Mr. Belfort joins DragonWave with a wealth of industry knowledge and brings over twenty years of wireless industry experience. Prior to DragonWave, Mr. Belfort served as Vice President of EMEA for Ceragon Networks. Mr. Belfort also has previous experience with Stratex Networks, now part of Harris Stratex and Digital Microwave Corporation, based in the UK, where he also held several senior sales management positions.

"I am delighted to welcome Clive to DragonWave to expand our sales, service and support functions in Europe" said Peter Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer. "His appointment strengthens our already strong line up in Europe and reflects the importance that we place on broadening DragonWave's market reach so that we may more effectively bring our high capacity, networkable, native Ethernet solutions to customers in this region."

Mr. Belfort holds a Bachelor's of science in engineering from Birmingham University and will be based in the United Kingdom.

About DragonWave

DragonWave™ is a leading provider of high-capacity wireless Ethernet equipment used in emerging IP networks. DragonWave designs, develops, and markets carrier-grade microwave radio frequency networking equipment that wirelessly transmit broadband voice, video and other data. DragonWave's wireless Ethernet products, which are based on a native Ethernet platform, function as a wireless extension to an existing fibre-optic core telecommunications network. The principal application for DragonWave's products is the backhaul function in a wireless communications network. Additional applications for DragonWave's products include point-to-point transport in private networks, including municipal and enterprise networks. DragonWave's corporate headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario, and have sales locations in Europe and North America. The company's Web site is http://www.dragonwaveinc.com.

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