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TMCNet:  Networking Sales Veteran David Appleman Joins Edgewater Networks As Vice President of Worldwide Sales

[November 19, 2012]

Networking Sales Veteran David Appleman Joins Edgewater Networks As Vice President of Worldwide Sales

SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Edgewater Networks (News - Alert), Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Session Border Controllers (ESBCs), announced today that David Appleman has joined the company as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales. David brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise and service provider sales and business development roles responsible for the continued growth of privately and publically held companies.

"We're thrilled to have David as an addition to the Edgewater team," said Dave Norman, Chief Executive Officer of Edgewater Networks, Inc. "His proven track record and contribution to the success of many highly regarded companies is a solid addition to our company and we look forward to moving into 2013 with David onboard."

Previously, David Appleman served as VP of Sales, America's at Edgeware, Inc., a Swedish-based provider of distributed video dlivery network platforms. In this capacity, he developed and rapidly grew new business revenue in the first year of operation in the America's region. While at Motorola (News - Alert), Inc., David built and led a sales team targeting telecommunications providers and cable operators that significantly increased revenue in the United States. As Vice President of Sales at Netopia (News - Alert), Inc., he directed sales initiatives in the America's that represented a large percentage of the company's annual revenues. David Appleman has also served in senior leadership roles at Actiontec Electronics and Excite@Home.

"I couldn't be more excited to be a part of the Edgewater team," said David Appleman, VP of Worldwide Sales, Edgewater Networks, Inc. "Edgewater offers a robust product line, top-tier partners and customers, and is a pioneer in the enablement of cloud communications services such as SIP Trunking and Hosted PBX (News - Alert)."

To learn more about the Edgewater Networks solutions, please contact sales@edgewaternetworks.com

About Edgewater Networks, Inc.

Edgewater Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of Enterprise Session Border Controllers that address the challenges to secure and reliable enterprise Unified Communications (News - Alert) including device and protocol interoperability, security and policy management, troubleshooting and QoS. With more than 175,000 systems deployed worldwide to enterprises, carriers, cable operators, service providers and partners, Edgewater shipped over an estimated 25% of all enterprise session border controller sessions in 2011.

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