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Expand Recruited for Project

ROSELAND, N.J. -- Expand Networks ( ),
a leading provider of application acceleration solutions over the WAN and
recently positioned in the Gartner's Leaders Quadrant for WAN Optimization
Controllers 2006 today announced it has greatly enhanced application and
data performance on a global server based computing network at Hill-McGlynn,
one of the UK's most experienced recruitment agencies specializing in the
construction industry.

Operating in an MPLS environment for WAN connectivity between its
headquarters and 14 remote locations, Hill McGlynn initiated a server based
computing project running Microsoft Terminal Services. Unfortunately, as
the business grew these applications started to suffer from significant
performance problems caused by latency, congestion and a lack of QoS which
needed to be addressed. Following a recommendation from Softcat UK plc, a
leading supplier of IT solutions to the UK Enterprise sector, Expand
Networks' Compass was chosen as the unique platform to improve the
performance of Terminal Services and optimize the MPLS network.

"In order to simplify our infrastructure, we had implemented a thin client
infrastructure across the company but with the vagaries of the WAN, we were
faced with the challenge of trying to manage the application performance of
Terminal Services," recalls Patrick Rovetto, IT Services Manager, Hill
McGlynn. "There are a number of vendor solutions in the market but it was
only the integrated technologies that make up the Expand Compass platform
that could address our particular requirements and become a critical enabler
of the SBC project."

Expand Networks Inc.