Cisco Vet Joins Woven

Woven Systems appoints former Cisco veterans Joseph Ammirato and Richard Hsieh to strategic marketing leadership roles

March 12, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Woven Systems, Inc., the leading innovator of Ethernet Fabric switching solutions for data centers and high-performance computing clusters, today announced the appointment of Joseph Ammirato as vice-president of marketing and Richard Hsieh as senior director of product management. This veteran marketing team has been carefully selected to enable Woven to fully capitalize on growing market demand for massively scalable, standards-based, ultra-low latency Ethernet Fabric switching solutions for next-generation data centers. Woven’s EFX 1000 Ethernet Fabric Switches, with vSCALE™ packet processing for enabling Active Congestion Management, offers a build-as-you-grow approach to scale data centers for the most demanding business-critical applications.

“We’re at a pivotal stage in the company’s lifecycle, which is why the addition of Joe Ammirato and Richard Hsieh is of such strategic importance,” said Jeff Thermond, president and CEO of Woven Systems. “Woven's unique Ethernet Fabric solution is gaining momentum with customers deploying next-generation data centers that must deliver mission-critical data in a growing Web 2.0-based global market. The breadth and depth of Joe’s and Richard’s networking experience provides us with two leading players that will help usher Woven to its next growth stage.”

Woven Systems Inc.

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