September 15, 2008

Demand for Performance Management Solutions Based on Behavior Analysis a Topic at 2008 Interop New York Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ --

   Who:   Kevin Conklin, vice president marketing, Mazu Networks, the leading          provider of behavior-based, enterprise-class performance and          availability solutions.   What:  Conklin to participate in a panel presentation titled, "Managing          and Controlling Application Performance" during the Application          Delivery Track at the 2008 Interop Conference in New York City.           Moderated by Jim Metzler, vice president, Ashton, Metzler &          Associates and track chair, the speakers will be asked to identify          performance roadblocks associated with key enterprise applications          and how they can be removed or avoided all together. In response,          Conklin will share how performance management solutions based on          Network Behavior Analysis (NBA) technology can dramatically improve          organizations' ability to deliver critical applications and          business services by providing end-to-end visibility of complex IT          architectures.  He will also offer insight into how enterprises can          use this expanded visibility to optimize network planning and          operations in addition to protecting critical network assets.    Where: Javits Center          655 West 34th Street          New York, NY    When:  Conklin will present on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 from 11:10          a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT.    

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   Speaker Biography:   Kevin Conklin, vice president, marketing, Mazu Networks  
Conklin's 30-year technology career encompasses software engineering, systems engineering, product management, sales, marketing and business development. As vice president of marketing for Mazu Networks, Conklin leads the team responsible for product strategy, management and marketing as well as corporate communications and marketing programs.

With more than 15 years of executive management experience, Conklin has played an instrumental role in the success of various high technology companies. He was formerly the chief marketing officer for SMARTS, a leader in IT fault analysis software. Conklin also served as executive vice president of marketing and executive vice president of business development at Concord Communications, where he was part of the executive team that led the company's successful IPO by creating a new market niche for network health reporting. Prior to Concord, Conklin was vice president of product development and marketing at Artel Communications, a pioneer in network switching technology.

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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