SOURCE: Net Optics

Net Optics

April 22, 2013 08:00 ET

Net Optics Names Technology Industry Veteran as First COO on Heels of Significant Global Expansion

Former Seagate Technology and McAfee Executive, Dennis Omanoff, to Guide Extensive Worldwide Growth for Network Visibility Leader

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of Total Application and Network Visibility solutions, today announced that supply chain and scalability expert, Dennis Omanoff, will take on the newly established role of Chief Operating Officer to lead the company's rapid global growth. Net Optics is bringing in Omanoff during a record-breaking sales quarter and as it gets ready to release a broad spectrum of new products, including innovations in cloud and Software Defined Networking (SDN). Omanoff, who comes most recently from Seagate and McAfee, will oversee the continued development of Net Optics' global organization including business development, manufacturing, engineering and supply chain.

"Dennis' depth of experience will further strengthen our position as a leader in the network visibility and intelligence market and ensure the continued implementation of our singular 'Customer First' philosophy," said Net Optics CEO, Bob Shaw.

Omanoff comes to Net Optics from Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), where he was responsible for the overall strategic direction, operational performance and financial results of the global organization. Omanoff previously was a key executive at McAfee during a multi-year transformation from Network Associates to McAfee, now a subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), where he served as SVP, Chief Supply Chain and Procurement Officer.

Omanoff is known for leading end-to-end global transformations at leading enterprises. He specializes in building strong teams that deliver best-in-class, metrics-driven results with proven processes that reduce complexity at multi-billion dollar enterprises. He was a key executive in the rapid growth of four companies rated in the Forbes "Top Ten Fastest Growth Companies."

"Having been a customer of Net Optics, I have first-hand knowledge of the company," said Omanoff. "I am impressed with the focus on the customer and want to help bring more scalable customer successes. I want to understand success from our customers' perspective and build an AIM and Drive® culture that bridges end-to-end Net Optics business development, engineering and manufacturing teams."

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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