SOURCE: Procera Networks, Inc.

March 17, 2008 08:00 ET

Industry Leader David Green Named Vice President of Sales, EMEA, for Procera Networks

Experienced Sales Leader Brings Extensive Industry Knowledge, Relationships With Both Service Providers and Channels

LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Procera® Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT), a pioneering developer of carrier-grade network traffic and service management infrastructure equipment, today announced the appointment of David Green as vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In his new role, he will lead Procera's regional team in delivering advanced deep packet inspection solutions and in further expanding Procera's channel partner program throughout the region.

Throughout his career, Mr. Green has developed extensive industry knowledge and relationships with Tier-1 telco broadband providers, wireless providers, ISPs and channel partners. Most recently he was general manager - EMEA for Ellacoya (now Arbor Networks), a maker of deep packet inspection technology, where he and his team closed multiple sales in the multimillion dollar range and grew revenues by a multifold factor. Previously, for nearly 8 years he was sales management for the cable and service-provider segment for Cisco Systems and earlier in his career he held sales and management positions for 3Com and Cabletron Systems. He holds a BTEC in telecommunications with distinction from Acton Technical College, London.

"Procera has established an impressive track record, with an award-winning, carrier-grade product line and increasing traction worldwide among service providers, higher-education institutions and channel partners," said David Green, vice president of sales - EMEA for Procera Networks. "Through PacketLogic, service providers gain effective, accurate network application management that allows them to rein in operating costs while monetizing their networks through new service packages or even individualized services."

"David possesses a wealth of experience in working with and understanding the needs of broadband service providers, as well as a strong record of building sales teams, channels and revenues," said James F. Brear, president and CEO of Procera Networks. "As we continue to build momentum throughout the world, he will be a key member of our executive team and an important contributor to our sales success."

The award-winning PacketLogic is a modular traffic and service management system that consists of five modules. The base module, included in all PacketLogic systems, is the Surveillance module. Additional optional modules include Filtering, Traffic Shaping, Statistics, and Web Statistics.

About Procera Networks

Founded in 2002, Procera Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT) is a global provider of intelligent network traffic identification, control and service management infrastructure equipment. Procera's core product suite, the PacketLogic™ line of appliances, provides the most accurate application identification available today by using the industry leading connection identification engine DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language). PacketLogic is deployed at more than 400 broadband service providers (xSPs), telcos, colleges and universities worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.proceranetworks.com

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Procera Networks is a registered trademark, and PacketLogic and DRDL are trademarks of Procera Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. All other products or brands mentioned are trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

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