Riverstone Names New CFO

Hires Roger Barnes, formerly of Solid Information Technology and Cylink, as executive vice president and chief financial officer

October 21, 2003

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Riverstone Networks (RSTN.PK) today announced Roger A. Barnes has joined the company as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Barnes, who has more than 25 years of corporate leadership and financial management experience, will assist Riverstone's executive team in implementing a globally focused market and business strategy. "Roger's experience in navigating the complexities of international finance, business operations, financial reporting, and turnaround management for a number of both publicly held and venture backed high-technology companies over the past 25 years will be absolutely crucial to Riverstone as we move forward," President and Chief Executive Officer Oscar Rodriguez said. "He and I look forward to working together as Riverstone enters a new phase in its history." Prior to joining Riverstone, Barnes was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Solid Information Technology, an international distributed data management company based in Mountain View, CA. During his tenure there, he restructured the company's finance and operations organizations, secured venture financing, and was instrumental in the planning and implementation of that company's drive toward profitability. Previously, Barnes was Chief Financial Officer for Cylink Corporation, Santa Clara, CA (NASDAQ: CYLK), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Evolving Systems, Inc., Englewood, CO (NASDAQ: EVOL), and President and Chief Executive Officer at Formida Software Corporation, San Jose, CA. Barnes began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick where he was a Certified Public Accountant in the firm's audit practice. Riverstone Networks Inc.

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