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...Expansion of European operations & Channel activity…

Walnut Creek, California – 1 March, 2004. WildPackets Inc (, innovators in network services fault analysis, has appointed Richard Buchanan as Strategic Business Director for Europe, and Riaz Khan as Director of Sales, Europe. Each brings over 20 years of technical experience and partner relationship building to bear in their work to develop and grow WildPackets’ EU-based channel and enterprise business.

Prior to joining WildPackets in 2001, Richard Buchanan was the Professional Services Manager for the Cisco CENS (Cisco Enabled Network Solutions) Programme in the UK. He has also done network consulting for CACI, Inc., IDS, and ATT Global Solutions.

Riaz Khan will apply his experience with major accounts and vertical markets for enterprise solutions deployment, and account and IT management skills in his expanded WildPackets role. Khan joined WildPackets in 2002 as a Business Development Manager for EMEA. He has over 20 years of IT experience gained in mission- critical networking environments such as those of Digital Equipment Company, Compaq, and Cisco Systems.

Speaking about his new appointment, Richard Buchanan said: “WildPackets has a market leading solution allowing its customers a ‘one network/one view’ perspective across all their operations for effective network management, security and fault diagnosis. Our customers include some of the biggest names in the private, government and academic sectors in Europe. As Strategic Business Director, I am looking forward to expanding our market penetration and channel operation in Europe to include new business segments for the company.”

About WildPackets Inc.

Since 1990, WildPackets has been developing affordable tools designed to simplify the complex tasks associated with monitoring, securing, and troubleshooting network systems. Committed to bringing better information on more of the network to more people, WildPackets products are sold in over 60 countries through a broad network of channel and strategic partners. Customers include Agilent, Cisco Systems, Comcast, D-Link, EDS, Microsoft, Siemens AG, Unisys, Motorola, Deutsche Bank, and others. Strategic partners include Aruba, Atheros, 3Com, Intel, SysKonnect and Symbol Technologies. Information on the company, products, and partners is available at


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For further information please contact:

UK Public Relations Contact US Public Relations Contact

Kim Squire or James Cooper Ronnie Holland

Ascendant Communications WildPackets, Inc.

+44 (0) 208 241 6226 +1 925-937-3200

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