SOURCE: Procera Networks

July 11, 2006 08:00 ET

Top Ten Wireless Internet Service Provider Mesa Networks to Deploy Procera Networks' PacketLogic Traffic Management System

Procera Networks Wins First U.S. Sale of Recently Acquired PacketLogic Products

LOS GATOS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 11, 2006 -- Procera® Networks, Inc. (OTCBB: PRNW), a pioneering developer of application-driven converged network platforms, today announced that Mesa Networks, one of the largest wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) in the U.S., will deploy the company's PacketLogic™ next generation flow-based network traffic management system and OptimIP™ intelligent aggregation switches. This deployment marks Procera's first U.S. sale of PacketLogic products, which are now marketed and sold by Procera upon its recent merger with Sweden-based Netintact AB.

Mesa Networks is using PacketLogic to secure and optimize its high-quality broadband services and will deploy the PacketLogic modules Surveillance (real-time network traffic monitoring), Traffic Shaping (bandwidth management), Firewall (granular Layer 7 filtering) and Statistics (traffic reporting and analyzing). Mesa will also deploy Procera OptimIP 12012 switches for traffic aggregation to optimize bandwidth utilization on the backhaul network. The OptimIP 12012 will also be used in the core to ensure high availability for the PacketLogic systems.

"The combination of PacketLogic and OptimIP provides the complete solution for us to control our network traffic and optimize the performance of our broadband services," said Bill Fowler, CTO of Mesa Networks. "This is the next step in the evolution of our network to provide our customers with exceptional quality and an unsurpassed online experience, which are requirements for today's broadband services."

Based in Colorado, Mesa Networks is one of the 10 largest WISPs in the U.S. Connected through a backbone network comprised of licensed wireless backhaul and fiber optic connections, the company currently controls over 130 towers, serving over 7,500 customers, with current capacity for 40,000 service locations.

"Mesa Networks' deployment represents a breakthrough for Procera Networks in the highly competitive service provider segment," said Gary J. Johnson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Procera Networks. "The Procera solution powers Mesa's state-of-the-art wireless network through integration of PacketLogic and OptimIP. With PacketLogic, we have a strong value proposition for all types of Internet service providers, enabling the new Procera Networks to equip U.S. and international customers with high-end traffic and service management systems based on PacketLogic's next-generation, industry-leading Deep Flow Inspection technology."

About Mesa Networks, Inc.

Based in Colorado, Mesa Networks is an employee owned, Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) serving residential and business markets with Broadband Internet access solutions. Over the past six years, the company has built an advanced wireless network serving suburban and rural subscribers in underserved communities along the Colorado Front Range. Mesa Networks is recognized by the Northern Colorado Business Report as the fifth fastest-growing privately held company in the region and is ranked among the Top 10 Wireless Internet Service Providers by Broadband Wireless Exchange. For more information, visit http://www.mesanetworks.com.

About PacketLogic

PacketLogic™ is a flow-based intelligent network traffic and service management system. The core of the product suite is the identification engine DRDL™ (Datastream Recognition Definition Language) that provides the most accurate network traffic identification available today. DRDL also performs DFI (Deep Flow Inspection) to aggregate granular flow properties. The data from DRDL is utilized by the five PacketLogic modules -- Surveillance (real-time traffic monitoring), Traffic Shaping (bandwidth management), Firewall (granular Layer 7 filtering), Statistics (traffic analyzing) and the Service Management module NetAccess. PacketLogic was launched in October 2001 and is currently deployed at more than 150 service providers (xSPs) and telcos worldwide.

About Procera Networks, Inc.

Founded in 2002, Procera Networks, Inc. is a global provider of networking infrastructure equipment. Procera's PacketLogic™ and OptimIP™ families of intelligent network appliances enable customers to gain control of their network traffic, which is utilized to dramatically reduce the total operational and capital costs associated with networking, security and compliance. Procera leads the migration for xSPs and telcos from best-effort, packet-based networking to the next generation of flow-based intelligent traffic control in combination with packet-based capacity. Procera's OptimANA™ Convergence Platform Series enables systems developers to easily integrate wire-speed, application-oriented intelligence with purpose-built software solutions. For more information, visit http://www.proceranetworks.com.

NOTE: Procera is a registered trademark and OptimIP, OptimANA , PacketLogic and DRDL are trademarks of Procera Networks. All other names are or may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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