SOURCE: Procera Networks

Procera Networks

January 20, 2010 08:30 ET

Procera Networks Appoints Technology Industry Veteran Paul Stich to Company's Board of Directors

LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - Procera Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), a developer of Evolved Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) solutions providing traffic awareness, control and protection for complex networks, today announced appointment of Mr. Paul J. Stich to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Paul J. Stich brings over 25 years of technology industry experience and leadership. Over the past ten years, Mr. Stich was the CEO at some of the leading venture capital and private equity backed firms. Recently, Mr. Stich was the president and CEO of Counterpane Internet Security, the leading managed security services firm which was acquired by British Telecom. Mr. Stich was also the co-founder, president and CEO of Groundswell, a premier internet consulting firm. Prior to starting Groundswell, he was the vice president of global services at IBM responsible for the telecommunications, media, entertainment, and utility industries for North and South America. Before that he was a partner with KPMG.

"We are very pleased to welcome Paul to Procera's Board of Directors," said James F. Brear, president and CEO of Procera Networks. "His proven leadership, industry knowledge, and deep experience with Tier 1 service providers will be invaluable to enhancing our efforts to grow our business and position Procera as the market leader in the Network Traffic Management market."

Mr. Stich earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame Graduate School of Business, and his Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Mary's College of California.

About Procera Networks Inc.

Procera Networks Inc. delivers Evolved DPI solutions that give service providers awareness, control and protection of their applications and networks. Its core product suite, the PacketLogic line of platforms, leverages the company's advanced identification engine, DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language), to provide accurate identification of network traffic in real-time. PacketLogic is deployed at more than 600 broadband service providers, telcos, governments and higher education campuses worldwide. Founded in 2002, Procera (NYSE Amex: PKT) is based in Silicon Valley and has offices around the globe. More information is available at

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