July 19, 2005 08:00 ET

Nomadix Appoints Balaji Pitchaikani Chief Technology Officer

Attention: Business/Financial Editor NEWBURY PARK, CALIF.--(CCNMatthews - July 19, 2005) - NEWBURY PARK, Calif., July 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nomadix, Inc. (, the leading supplier of intelligent network devices and interconnect services for guest access, digital cities, and carrier HotSpots, today announced that it has appointed Balaji Pitchaikani as Chief Technology Officer. Pitchaikani will drive Nomadix' standards efforts and will work with the product development team to further define products and services. Pitchaikani will also manage and develop Nomadix' IP portfolio.

"We are pleased to have Pitchaikani join our team," said Kurt Bauer, president and CEO of Nomadix. "He is an accomplished CTO with the proven ability to synchronize technological breakthroughs with core business objectives."

Prior to Nomadix, Pitchaikani co-founded Secure Campus, where he was VP of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer. During his tenure there, he visualized and then created a layer 2 and 3 network secure, access control security solution.

In addition to Secure Campus, Pitchaikani was Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer for Apogee Networks, a developer of enterprise IT charge-back and content-based billing solutions for service providers. In his five years at Apogee, he increased the startup's valuation by creating four product lines and five new products in two new markets.

Pitchaikani also has experience as a venture capitalist, having worked as Managing Director for ITF Global Partners from 2003 to 2004, and as a steering team member for Sand Hill Angels from 2004 to the present. At both companies, Pitchaikani advised on business planning and the disbursement of VC funds to startups in technology and life sciences.

"Nomadix is unparalleled in the public access market," said Pitchaikani. "The company's highly flexible and scalable Gateways allow venues and service providers to expand their footprint and generate multiple revenue streams. I am pleased to join the team."

About Nomadix

Nomadix is the leading provider of intelligent network devices and interconnect services that make nomadic computing easy. The company offers the Nomadix Service Engine(tm) (NSE), which allows the public access service operators and venue owners to deploy a cost effective, secure and easy to use high-speed Internet access offering. Nomadix Interconnect Services(tm) are a suite of services that provide intelligent roaming connectivity, content and application delivery in conjunction with the NSE and other public access networks.

The company is headquartered in Newbury Park, Calif., and sells and supports its products and services globally through licensing and OEM partnerships, Value Added Resellers and Systems Integrators. For additional information, please visit or call +1-818-597-1500. /For further information:

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