July 28, 2008
Strangeloop Networks Appoints Hooman Beheshti Vice President of Products ; Industry Veteran Brings Pioneering Expertise in Network Appliances and Application Acceleration to Drive Product Development Innovation
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 28, 2008) - Strangeloop Networks (TM) Inc., a leading provider of solutions that accelerate dynamic web applications developed with Microsoft's ASP.NET framework or which rely on web services, today announced the appointment of Hooman Beheshti as vice president of Products. Most recently responsible for product technology, product marketing and technical evangelism as VP of Products and Technology at Crescendo Networks, Hooman joins Strangeloop Networks with core responsibilities including driving strategic vision for Strangeloop's current and new services and product development efforts, developing road maps for the expanding Strangeloop product line by applying his strong product management leadership experience in web-based ASP products and services.
As a veteran and expert of the load balancing and web acceleration market, Hooman brings to this role over 15 years of experience in enterprise networking and application acceleration, and is poised to help Strangeloop expand the company's product line to address new application acceleration opportunities.
According to Jonathan Bixby, CEO of Strangeloop Networks, "Building upon our strong management team and our great successes with our first products, we recognized the need to expand our team with an executive who shares our vision of applications that work closely with the network to drive performance gains, optimizing application performance in real-time and changing the application performance paradigm from a software development task to a real- time network function. Hooman's long track record of bringing innovative products to market combined with his pioneering efforts in IP networking will help us maintain our leadership position in the marketplace and will propel us forward in terms of product innovation."
Before Crescendo Networks, Hooman served as Chief Technology Officer at Radware, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDWR), where his responsibilities encompassed product definition, product management, technical evangelism and business development. In these capacities, he helped define and develop various load balancing, high availability and application delivery products, as well as helped lead marketing and evangelism efforts for both the products and the technologies themselves. He earned a B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California at Irvine.
"I am excited to be joining such a talented and entrepreneurial team," said Hooman Beheshti. "As ASP.NET and dynamic web optimization become necessary prerequisites for enterprise networks today, I look forward to handling a product line that addresses a broader range of dynamic web application acceleration opportunities, in an effort to deepen the company's knowledge, experience and strategic growth in enterprise networking and acceleration."
About Strangeloop Networks
The Strangeloop Networks products accelerate dynamic web applications with unique, framework-specific solutions that require minimal changes to software coding and hardware infrastructure, freeing developers to focus on providing enterprises with value- added features. With the Strangeloop AS1000 Application Scaling Appliance for Microsoft ASP.NET and AJAX and the Strangeloop WS1000 Web Services Accelerator, enterprises dramatically shorten code cycles, improve application performance and throughput, more efficiently use bandwidth, achieve greater return on their investment in information technology (IT) staff, network and computing resources and boost customer satisfaction. Strangeloop is based in Vancouver, B.C. For more information, visit www.strangeloopnetworks.com.
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