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World Wide Packets announced the appointment of Scott McMillan as Senior Vice President of Operations

May 22, 2006

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- World Wide Packets, a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions, today announced the appointment of Scott McMillan as Senior Vice President of Operations. McMillan will focus on managing the overall operations of the company to perpetuate its ongoing growth and expansion. His expertise in leadership and organizational growth at carrier focused companies will benefit World Wide Packets as it continues global expansions. McMillan will help drive worldwide growth through recent partnerships signed by World Wide Packets.

"Scott possesses an extensive background ranging from leading $1.5B operations at Tandem Computers and Compaq to building start-up operations serving the telecommunications and networking fields. He holds the skills necessary to scale World Wide Packet's business to meet the needs of large carriers. Scott's track record of rapidly building scalable operations units and systems during the high growth phase at Riverstone Networks is proof of his abilities to grow the overall business. Concurrently, it also demonstrates his ability to streamline business processes, enabling optimal results for the organization," said Dave Curry, president and CEO, World Wide Packets. "We are confident that Scott's leadership and industry expertise are what World Wide Packet's needs to successfully expand its global position within the Carrier Ethernet market."

McMillan brings over 25 years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing, quality, logistics, and information systems at some of the world's premiere networking and telecommunications companies to World Wide Packets. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Operations at Riverstone Networks, where he was responsible for building an operations team from scratch. In this position, he significantly increased operational performance, supply chain flexibility and inventory management with newly developed Sales and Operations Planning processes. He was also charged with installing Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX) compliant order management and IT process controls, which successfully led to the organization passing two SOX audits. Prior to his work at Riverstone, he held senior management positions with Compaq (Tandem Computers) and the Memorex Corporation. McMillan will be working primarily in World Wide Packets' San Jose office.

"World Wide Packets has generated tremendous momentum through its growing product line and the cultivation of significant, strategic partnerships. I am looking forward to working with the leadership team to scale the business to continue this momentum," said Scott McMillan, senior vice president of operations, World Wide Packets. "I am extremely excited to be joining World Wide Packets at this stage and look forward to leveraging my industry knowledge and operational expertise to help the organization as it continues its global expansion."

World Wide Packets Inc.

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