Foundry strengthens investment in the Japanese market with new technical assistance center

February 24, 2005

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Foundry Networks(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: FDRY - News) a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced that it has opened a new Technical Assistance Center (TAC) in Tokyo, Japan, that will allow the company to better serve its growing base of customers in Japan, which today totals nearly 2,000 out of Foundry's worldwide installed base of 7,800 customers. Foundry's customers in Japan include some of the world's largest service providers and enterprises, such as NTT DoCoMo, Kyodo News, Rakuten Ichiban, Sakura Internet, WIDE Project, University of Tokyo, Asahi-Net, and Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Worldwide, Foundry Networks is the #1 leading provider of Layer 3 10-Gigabit Ethernet products and #1 in Layer 4-7 installed base, according to Dell'Oro Group's latest Ethernet Switching Report (2-16-05).

"Foundry believes service and support is a strategic asset and we are committed to working as a long-term partner to satisfy the business needs and requirements of our customers and partners. The new Japan TAC will strengthen our ability to offer our Japanese customers the support they need, where and when they need it, 24 hours a day," said Bobby Johnson, chairman and CEO, Foundry Networks. "We have nearly an 8 year history in Japan, and we are continually strengthening our commitment and resources to our partners and customers in Japan."

Foundry Networks Inc.

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