SOURCE: NetClarity

August 30, 2005 11:11 ET

PredatorWatch Becomes NetClarity; Names Gil Roeder CEO

Veteran Technology Executive to Drive Future Growth of Network Security Appliance Vendor

NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 30, 2005 -- PredatorWatch, a leading provider of vulnerability and intrusion management appliances, today announced a new name and a new CEO. Now known as NetClarity to invoke a stronger, more positive corporate message, the company will be led by Gil Roeder, a technology industry veteran.

Mr. Roeder, who has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, is succeeding Gary Miliefsky, who will continue with NetClarity as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Roeder will spearhead NetClarity's efforts to enhance its innovative product line, develop new and existing partnerships, build out a direct sales force, develop domestic and international reseller and distributor channels, and raise growth capital.

"With our recent growth and success in the market, I decided the time was right to bring in a seasoned business executive like Gil," said Gary Miliefsky. "Gil is highly regarded for his leadership, experience and vision, and has proven he can steer technology startups through the early stages of growth."

"In less than three years, Gary has grown PredatorWatch from a classic basement start-up to a highly recognized brand name in the security industry," said Gil Roeder. "The company's products are used to secure networks across the U.S. and are garnering interest from customers, partners, resellers and distributors worldwide. In the past year, the company has signed partnerships with IBM, Juniper and others while continually growing sales. I joined NetClarity because I saw an opportunity to make a great company even better."

Prior to joining NetClarity, Mr. Roeder led several high technology companies, including HandsOn Learning, a technology education company; onExchange, a financial services software company; and Incisive Informatics, a biotech informatics company. Mr. Roeder is a multi-talented individual. In addition to authoring five technology books, he is an accomplished artist and jazz musician. Mr. Roeder earned a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Computer Science from SUNY's School of Advanced Technology.

About NetClarity

NetClarity is the leader in vulnerability and intrusion management appliances for small and medium-size businesses. The Auditor™ appliance product line includes the world's first patented clientless Vulnerability Quarantine System (VQS™) for preemptive, proactive protection. Auditor™ enables customers to clearly see and better protect their network assets, identifying with pinpoint accuracy the root causes of data leakage, regulatory compliance gaps and network downtime using MITRE's CVE® standard. The VQS proactively protects networks against unhealthy laptops, weak network assets, rogue wireless devices and malicious insiders. Based in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, NetClarity is privately held. For more information, visit

NetClarity, Auditor, VQS and the NetClarity logo are registered trademarks of NetClarity. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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