Azanda Appoints Barsema to Board

Azanda Network Devices names Onetta chairman Dennis Barsema to its board of directors

February 3, 2003

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Azanda Network Devices, an innovator in the development of silicon products for managing the way traffic is processed in core, edge and access networks, today announced that industry veteran Dennis Barsema has joined its board of directors. With over 20 years of executive experience in the optical networking and telecommunications industry, and significant expertise in building successful companies, Barsema will bring unparalleled strategic guidance to Azanda.“Dennis is an invaluable addition to our board,” stated Steve Dines, president and CEO of Azanda Network Devices. “His leadership and experience in building Redback Networks is particularly valuable to Azanda as we continue to secure market traction with network OEMs. In addition, there are few people who can bring his level of industry knowledge to the table, so we’re quite confident that he will help us better serve our customer base.”Barsema currently serves as chairman of the board at Onetta and is on the board of directors for Tahoe Networks and Northern Illinois University Foundation while also serving as an advisor to the School of Business at Santa Clara University. Prior to his position at Onetta, he was the president and CEO of Redback Networks, where he was instrumental in leading the company through rapid and sustained growth. In the course of his career, Barsema has also held executive positions as senior vice president and general manager at Centigram, acquired by ADC in June 2000, as well as posts as senior vice president at SoftSwitch and vice president at Paradyne Corp.“I have been watching the progress that Azanda has been making and have been impressed with the company's leadership and innovative technology,” said Barsema. “I am excited to be joining their Board and contributing to Azanda's even greater success in the future.”Azanda Network Devices

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