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Network Products Guide Honors Tom Cook, CEO and President, Permabit, with Technology Industry’s 2008 Most Valuable Performers Award

December 15, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Permabit Technology Corporation announced today that Network Products Guide, a world leading publication on technologies and solutions, has honored Tom Cook, Chief Executive Officer and President, with the information technology industry’s 2008 Most Valuable Performers (MVP) recognition. This prestigious industry award recognizes senior executives from around the world with the essential characteristics of leaders that are the most valuable performers.

Network Products Guide 2008 MVP leaders have a clear vision and mission, have set measurable goals and objectives for themselves, are selfless and mentors to others, and most importantly demonstrate respect and trust for their staff, employees and the high-technology industry. Senior executives were honored from companies around the world which include Ingres Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., IBM, AppGate Network Security, Crossroads Systems, Lumeta Corporation, SECNAP Network Security Corp., Dyadem International Ltd., Permabit Technology Corporation, M-CAT Enterprises, Google, Inc., BLADE Network Technologies, CaseCentral, ONStor, SolarWinds, BlueCat Networks, Inc., Rohati Systems, Inc., Virtual PBX, IBRIX, LogMeIn, Inc., GTB Technologies, Inc., Kazeon, Riverbed Technology, Protegrity, Everyone.net and Xiotech Corporation.

Tom Cook, Chief Executive Officer and President, is responsible for guiding the company’s strategy and vision. He has over 20 years of experience leading growth stage technology companies. Prior to joining Permabit, Cook led and completed the sale of web application developer, Curl Corporation to a division of the Sumitomo Corporation. Prior to Curl, Cook was President and CEO of Audio Tool Maker, Cakewalk Software (acquired by Roland Corporation), which he led from start-up to worldwide market leadership. He also served as a director of or advisor to more than a dozen companies and organizations. Cook has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University.

“The new economy leaders are essentially those that are adapting best in the current economic environment and will emerge with higher standards,” said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. “We are proud to honor Tom Cook with this year’s 2008 Most Valuable Performers award and acknowledge his positive contribution to the industry.”

About Network Products Guide Awards

Network Products Guide, published from the heart of Silicon Valley, is a leading provider of products, technologies and vendor related research and analysis. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About Permabit

Permabit delivers next generation disk-based archiving solutions that dramatically reduce primary storage costs by greater than 10 times. With patented technology, the Permabit Enterprise Archive(TM) provides a massively scalable disk archive that costs a fraction of what it takes to manage tape or optical, with advanced data protection and reduction technologies that offer decades of reliable information access. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit www.permabit.com.

Permabit, the Permabit logo, Permabit Enterprise Archive, and Scalable Data Reduction are trademarks of Permabit Technology Corporation, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

SOURCE Permabit Technology Corporation


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