SOURCE: Procera Networks

Procera Networks

April 06, 2011 09:00 ET

Procera Networks Names Industry Veteran Shawn Sweeney Vice President of Global Solutions Engineering

Systems Expert Brings Over 20 Years of Technical and Industry Experience to Lead Technical Field Team

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - Procera® Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today announced the appointment of Shawn Sweeney as Vice President of Global Solutions Engineering. Mr. Sweeney is an industry veteran with over 20 years of related experience in the networking business, including having served most recently at Juniper Networks for over four years in a senior leadership position. He joins Procera to lead the Company's technical field and solutions organization and further its position as the leader in delivering Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) solutions based on advanced deep packet inspection (DPI).

As a leader of systems engineering teams, Mr. Sweeney has driven initial product offerings for consecutive startups from concept and trial to revenue, resulting in initial customers and market traction. His extensive experience includes working first hand with diverse technologies ranging from edge routers for cable and wireline service providers to security appliances and access control systems for enterprises. Additionally, he has held senior management positions in systems engineering and solutions integration with Alcatel, Siemens, and Juniper Networks.

"Shawn's tremendous experience and expertise is a perfect fit for this position and a strong addition to the Procera executive team," said James F. Brear, president and CEO of Procera Networks. "His proven technology track record and expert understanding of what is required to successfully meet the technical needs of our customers will be critical contributors to Procera's success and continued growth."

"Procera's technical excellence and the advanced capabilities of its PacketLogic™ products are well known in the industry, and I am excited to be working with industry leading solutions backed by such a strong team," said Sweeney. "I am committed to working to ensure Procera's technical field and solutions organization provides the highest level of customer service and satisfaction to further enhance business development and growth."

About Procera Networks Inc.
Procera Networks Inc. delivers Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) solutions, leveraging advanced Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology. This enables carriers, services providers and higher education institutions to improve the quality and lifetime of their networks, better monetize their infrastructure investments, control hazards, and create attractive services for their users by making qualified business decisions based on granular user and traffic intelligence. Procera's core product suite, the PacketLogic line of platforms, is an engine that drives the PCC (Policy and Charging Control) ecosystem, by enforcing advanced network and service policies. PacketLogic is deployed at more than 600 customers who value the unparalleled accuracy and high-end performance of the PacketLogic solution. Founded in 2002, Procera (NYSE Amex: PKT) is based in Silicon Valley and has offices around the globe. More information is available at www.proceranetworks.com.

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