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Narus

March 03, 2009 19:57 ET

Narus Appoints Dr. Joseph Mancusi as Vice President, Government Solutions

Expert in Defense Technology and Intelligence Programs Joins Narus' Distinguished Team of Executives

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - Narus, Inc., a leader in real-time traffic intelligence, announced today that Dr. Joseph Mancusi has been appointed as Vice President, Government Solutions. Mancusi, who has a broad background in defense and intelligence programs, will be responsible for the sales and delivery of real-time traffic intelligence solutions for Narus' U.S. defense, intelligence and government customers.

Immediately prior to joining Narus, Mancusi worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, leading the defense and intelligence technology communities in technology development, technology threat analysis and strategic technology assessment. He also provided technical and scientific guidance to the Office of Secretary of Defense, the Defense Intelligence Agency, National Reconnaissance Office, DARPA, the U.S. Armed Services and the Special Operations Command. Mancusi previously worked at MCNC, a private research and development company specializing in military and electronics industry work. While there, Mancusi managed business development, program management, and focused on projects of direct military relevance in secure and LPI wireless communications technologies, sensors, and tunable filters. Mancusi is a member of the National Academies National Research Council Standing Committee for the Special Operations Command.

"Joe brings to Narus the leadership experience, an impressive track record of successes in the government theatre and proven business acumen in the defense technology sector," said Greg Oslan, CEO and president of Narus. "He is a valuable addition to the Narus team, and we are confident that he will continue our growing leadership in the U.S. government's efforts to secure cyberspace."

"Narus represents a tremendous opportunity to work with a first-rate team dedicated to protecting government networks with real-time traffic intelligence," said Mancusi. "I am thrilled to join the executive team at Narus, and hope to leverage my own experience to bring continued success to the company."

Mancusi received his Ph.D from Duke University, his M.S. in from Penn State, and his B.S. from Virginia Tech, all in Electrical Engineering.

About Narus, Inc.

Narus is the leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks, and is the only company that provides security, intercept and traffic management solutions within a single, flexible system. With Narus, service providers and governments around the world can immediately detect, analyze, mitigate and target any unwanted, unwarranted or malicious traffic. Narus provides its customers with complete, real-time insight into all of their IP traffic from the network to the applications. Combined with the ability to enable numerous actions, Narus customers have the ability to take the most appropriate actions quickly.

Narus' system protects and manages the largest IP networks around the world including AT&T, KT (Korea), KDDI (Japan), Telecom Egypt, Reliance (India), Saudi Telecom, US Cellular and Pakistan Telecom Authority. Narus is headquartered in Mountain View, California with regional offices around the world. For more information, please visit www.narus.com.

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