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2010-09-28 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pareto Networks (www.paretonetworks.com) announced Jim Jordan will join its Board of Directors. Jordan brings more than four decades of experience investing in, managing, and providing strategic counsel to pioneering technology companies in Silicon Valley. "As the industry's first company to leverage the economies of the cloud to quickly and simply deliver networking services to enterprises," said Daniel Ryan, CEO of Pareto, "we will benefit...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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