SOURCE: Net Optics

Net Optics

June 18, 2013 08:00 ET

Net Optics Announces Addition of Two Vice Presidents Supporting Company's Continuing Growth

Appoints Vice President of Supply Chain Management and Vice President of Product Management

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of Total Application and Network Visibility solutions, today named network industry veterans Ted Pennington as Vice President of Supply Chain Management, and Lee House as Vice President of Product Management. With a wealth of networking expertise and management experience, Pennington and House are poised to address the needs of Net Optics' fast growing customer base.

Pennington brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in supply chain management and manufacturing to his position as Vice President of Supply Chain Management. Most recently, he served as Director of Supply Base Management for McAfee. Under his guidance, the McAfee Supply Base Management team achieved best in class results in lead-time, on-time delivery, COGs, inventory turns, and quality. Prior to McAfee, Pennington served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management for AsteelFlash and Tellabs. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

With an extensive background in engineering, as well as product and general management, House brings deep industry experience to his new post as Vice President of Product Management. House served most recently as Vice President of Strategy and Product Management at Belden, responsible for the GarrettCom and Hirschmann networking product lines. He has a BSEE from Christian Brothers University, and earned an MS in Computer Engineering and an MBA from Duke University.

"We're very excited about the exceptional capabilities that these two executives bring to help us best serve our customers," said Dennis Omanoff, Chief Operating Officer, Net Optics. "Both of their areas of expertise demand intensive experience and technological aptitude to address their respective challenges. We welcome their leadership, and we're confident that their outstanding achievements will help us continue to exceed customer expectations."

Since launching in 1996 and introducing the network Tap to market, Net Optics has maintained a leading position, co-founding the Network Packet Broker (NPB) space and expanding into Application Aware Network Performance Monitoring (AA-NPM). Net Optics is forging the way for migration to 40G and 100G networks and recently introduced the first NPB solution to integrate Software Defined Networking (SDN). In 2012, it acquired Sydney based nMetrics and Triplelayer broadening its reach in Asia-PAC and deepening its network insights and analysis capabilities. The company also recently formed distribution partnerships with ApliDigital in Brazil and RDT in the Middle East.

About Net Optics, Inc.
Net Optics is the leading provider of Total Application and Network Visibility solutions that deliver real-time network intelligence for peak performance in network monitoring and security. As a result, businesses achieve the scalable end-to-end visibility they need to optimize network performance of physical, virtual and private cloud environments, and remote branch offices. More than 7,500 enterprises, service providers and government organizations -- including 85 percent of the Fortune 100 -- trust Net Optics' comprehensive plug and play family of application-aware NPM, Network Packet Broker, Virtual/Cloud and Visibility Management System (VMS) solutions to deliver immediate results and quick time to value through an easy-to-use interface. Net Optics maintains a global presence through leading OEM partner and reseller networks.


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