August 18, 2008

Former HP Software Vice President Joins Mazu Networks’ Executive Team

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behavior-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions, today announced the addition of Mike Bartlett to the management team as vice president of sales. Bartlett joins Mazu Networks from HP Software where he continued his executive leadership position as vice president of sales after the acquisition of Mercury Interactive Corp(1). Bartlett will lend his strong background in executing successful sales campaigns in the application performance management market to his new role leading the Mazu Networks sales organization.

"Following strong company performance and technology advancements that have significantly changed the competitive landscape in the application performance market, we are excited to announce the addition of Mike to the Mazu Networks management team," said Paul Brady, CEO, Mazu Networks. "Securing someone with Mike's experience and market insight to lead our sales organization will only prove to add to our successes and further solidify Mazu Networks' leadership position in the performance and availability space."

In his role as vice president of sales at Mazu Networks, Bartlett is responsible for the success of the company's direct, channel and international sales programs. He will lead the Mazu Networks sales team while overseeing and growing the company's prospect pipeline. Bartlett is also responsible for managing Mazu Networks' existing customer base of more than 200 organizations from both the United States and European markets.

Prior to joining Mazu Networks, Bartlett held a series of positions of increasing executive sales responsibility. Most recently, he served as vice president of sales for the Eastern region of HP's software division. In this position he managed a 120-person sales team and was responsible for the go-to-market sales model and integration of the Mercury and HP sales teams. Prior to the HP merger, Bartlett's position as vice president of sales for the Northeast business unit of Mercury was preceded by expanding sales management roles within the company. Bartlett has also held a vice president-level sales position at Radview Software Ltd. and sales management positions at Silicon Graphics, Inc. Bartlett holds a master's degree in marketing and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University

With his deep understanding of and experience in the application performance management space, Bartlett both understands and will help further Mazu Networks' efforts in educating the market on the benefits of behavior-based analytics. Through the company's product, Mazu Profiler, IT operations teams gain a true end-to-end view of the application delivery path from back-end servers to the users' desktops. Mazu Profiler learns the typical behavior patterns for hundreds of key performance indicators on the interactions of and dependencies between users, applications, network and systems. Mazu Profiler is the only solution that uses advanced behavior-based technologies to analyze traffic to detect application performance and availability, congestion and security issues to ensure the constant delivery of critical business services. With many companies already adopting this new approach to application performance management, Bartlett will be tasked with continuing Mazu Networks' dynamic momentum.

The Mazu Networks U.S. headquarters are located in Cambridge, Mass. with regional offices servicing the East Coast, West Coast, Midwest, Mountain and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Mazu Networks' international office is located in London and supports customers from EMEA.

About Mazu Networks, Inc.

Mazu Networks offers solutions that enable IT organizations to manage, secure, and optimize the availability and performance of business services. Based on Network Behavior Analysis, (NBA), Mazu Profiler provides a new way of looking at the IT infrastructure by analyzing network traffic to provide valuable information about the interactions of and dependencies between users, applications, and systems. This enables enterprise IT organizations to ensure optimal performance and availability, enhanced protection and support for regulatory compliance, and informed decision making for IT initiatives. Only Mazu Profiler offers behavioral analytics, user identification and application fingerprinting, role-based presentation using common data, and intelligent operation with other systems in the infrastructure. With Mazu Profiler, hundreds of customers are able to ensure the availability, performance, and security of business services as well as to reduce costs and satisfy regulatory requirements. For more information, please visit


Mazu Networks, Inc.

CONTACT: Karen Regan of Mazu Networks, Inc., +1-617-354-9292, Ext. 148,[email protected]

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