SOURCE: Procera Networks

December 06, 2007 08:00 ET

Procera Networks Announces Appointment of Lars Cavi as Vice President of Sales, EMEA

Brings Extensive Sales and Channel Experience, Executive Relationships to Fast-Growing Region

VARBERG, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - December 6, 2007) - Procera® Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT), a pioneering developer of telco-class network traffic and service management infrastructure equipment, today announced that Lars Cavi has joined the company's management team as vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will lead the company's sales efforts in bringing advanced deep packet inspection technology to telcos, cable operators, ISPs, higher-education institutions and other organizations throughout the region.

Mr. Cavi is a fifteen-year industry veteran with extensive sales management experience in large Tier 1 and 2 accounts both directly and through channel partners. He has developed executive relationships with hundreds of service providers and business channels in the EMEA region. Most recently, he was vice president and managing director for EMEA for Turin Networks, a provider of metro transport and switching solutions for wireline, wireless, MSO and private networks. Previously, he held management positions at Flexion, Advanced Fibre Communications (now Tellabs), New World Telephone of Hong Kong, GPT (now Marconi/Ericsson), and Siemens AG. He holds a master's degree in engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen.

"I am very pleased to join the Procera Networks team. Procera Networks' traffic and service management solutions are clearly market leading and I see great opportunities in front of us as IP video and multimedia services continue to change the way we communicate," said Lars Cavi. "PacketLogic has proved to provide the robust performance, scalability and reliability that carriers and other large network operators require in order to manage, optimize and monetize their next-generation networks."

"Mr. Cavi has an exceptionally keen sense of where Procera fits in the web of network product offerings and the competitive advantages that Procera brings to the market. In addition, Mr. Cavi brings a strong sense of process to the sales function and is very well connected among prospective Procera customers," said Tom Williams, CFO and interim CEO of Procera Networks. "As our technology-leading PacketLogic product suite continues to improve in both feature set and packet throughput, Mr. Cavi's skills and capabilities will make an ever-increasing difference to our sales success."

The PacketLogic product family includes the PL5600, PL7600, PL7620 and PL9200 models, which range from 2 Mbps to 8 Gbps bidirectional throughput capacity. The modular software design includes Surveillance (standard in all PacketLogic systems), Filtering, Traffic Shaping, Statistics and Web Statistics options.

About Procera Networks

Founded in 2002, Procera Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT) is a global provider of intelligent network traffic identification, control and service management infrastructure equipment. Procera's core product suite, the PacketLogic™ line of appliances, provides the most accurate application identification available today by using the industry leading connection identification engine DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language). PacketLogic is deployed at more than 400 broadband service providers (xSPs), telcos, colleges and universities worldwide. For more information, visit

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