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Talari Networks Appoints Walter Carrington as Worldwide Vice President of Sales

Former Cisco and Juniper Executive Will Leverage Strong Industry Relationships to Grow Talari's Customer Base (April 30, 2012)

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/30/12 -- Talari Networks™, Inc., a leading innovator of WAN reliability and performance quality, today announced Walter Carrington as its new Worldwide VP of Sales. Carrington joins Talari from Juniper Networks and brings more than two decades of networking industry sales experience spanning the U.S. and Canada. Carrington will be responsible for growing Talari's customer base, forging new strategic partnerships and expanding the national sales force. Carrington will report directly to Talari's President and CEO Emerick Woods.

"We are pleased to welcome Walter to our senior executive team at a time where the industry is poised for dramatic growth," stated Talari Networks' CEO Emerick Woods. "Walter is a perfect fit for Talari with his deep networking background, coupled with his strong customer and partner relationships. I am confident he will be able to rapidly accelerate our sales efforts and deliver on the value of our unique innovative technology."

Carrington brings more than two decades in networking industry sales experience to Talari. Most recently, he was the regional sales director at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), where he helped the company reach 55 percent annual growth rate and secure more than $40 million in product and service revenues in the first fiscal year of his tenure. Previously, Carrington served as Vice President of Sales at Force10 Networks where he was responsible for delivering more than 50 percent of the company's revenues. Walter has also served in various executive sales and account management positions at Ericsson Corporation, Unisys Corporation, Bay Networks and industry giant Cisco Systems. He has been successful in building strong teams that take a solutions-driven sales approach, combining representatives from sales and engineering to develop and execute successful enterprise networking solutions for customers that address both business and technical challenges.

"Talari Networks is an extremely innovative company with a unique and new approach to WAN reliability and quality," said Carrington. "The company's award-winning WAN technologies address the most pressing concerns and requirements from businesses for reliability, performance and cost savings as they embrace new networking requirements and trends. Talari is changing the economics of the traditional private networking industry and enabling enterprise-grade quality and reliability at consumer prices. I look forward to working with the team to help them further capture this huge market opportunity by delivering unmatched WAN capabilities to our customers."

About Talari Networks, Inc.
Talari Networks is redefining WAN reliability and performance quality. By aggregating multiple broadband links and continuously adapting to the quality of the network, Talari enables true enterprise-class quality and reliability at consumer prices. Talari's patented technology delivers 30-100 times gain in bandwidth per dollar, 40-90 percent on-going WAN cost reductions and greater visibility and reliability than MPLS or any other private network. In 2011, Talari was named a Gartner Cool Vendor and its Mercury T750 won Best of Interop-Performance Optimization. For more information, visit

Talari Networks is a trademark of Talari Networks, Inc. Other company, product and service names mentioned herein may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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