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Author of “2020 Vision” and former AT&T Chief Technology Officer Shares Intelliden’s Vision of the Intelligent Network and the Pivotal Role it Plays as Technologies Converge

MENLO PARK, CA – November 5, 2008 - Intelliden Inc., a leading provider of Intelligent Networking solutions that enable organizations to control, manage and scale their networks, today announced the appointment of Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi to its Board of Advisors. Dr. Eslambolchi is the author of “2020 Vision: Business Transformation Through Technology Innovation” and was formerly the chief technology officer of AT&T. Dr. Eslambolchi has been heralded as a technology visionary for his accomplishments at AT&T during his nearly 20 year tenure as a top executive, and for his insights into the pivotal role that IT networks will play in the convergence of new and emerging technologies over the next 15 years.
As an advisor to Intelliden, Dr. Eslambolchi will work closely with Intelliden’s executive team to evangelize the company’s state-of-the-art network management products and services across the communications service provider, large enterprise and government market segments.

”Now more than ever CTOs and CIOs need strategic guidance and a road map to help them anticipate future technology requirements in this dynamic networking environment,” said Dr. Eslambolchi. “Intelliden is leading the way with highly innovative technology solutions that empower network executives to transform their businesses. I am delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with Intelliden and its customers.”

“We are tremendously honored to have Hossein join our Advisory Board and we look forward to working with him closely,” said Alan Black, president and CEO at Intelliden. “Hossein brings tremendous business knowledge and experience to Intelliden. With his help, our goal is to help our customers transition from legacy network management tools that were designed for yesterday’s networks environments to Intelliden solutions which we believe are essential to achieving a reliable and agile multi-service network environment upon which service innovation and revenue growth depend.”

During his tenure at AT&T between 1986 and 2005, Dr. Eslambolchi led the transformation of AT&Ts network, systems and services. He served as CTO from 2001 to 2005, in addition to serving as president of AT&T’s Global Networking Technology Services, and president and CEO of AT&T Labs and chief information officer.
With over 800 worldwide patents – issued, pending and in preparation – Dr. Eslambolchi has been called one of the most prolific innovators and visionaries in the communications industry. He was named “Inventor of the Year” by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame in 2001.

For more information, please visit or learn more about Dr. Eslambolchi’s Keynote Address entitled The Power of Technology to Transform the Future at TMForum Management World Orlando.

About Intelliden

Intelliden ( is a leading provider of Intelligent Networking solutions that enable organizations to control, manage and scale their networks. With Intelliden solutions, network-driven organizations can deliver next generation services; ensure compliance and completely automate network change and configuration management. Intelliden's innovative and patented solution is the first example of truly "intelligent automation" of networking devices. It is the only solution that gives companies the real-time state of the network?the key to ensuring accuracy across increasingly dynamic networks. Intelliden has been proven in global telecom companies, financial services organizations, federal government agencies and other businesses deeply dependent on their network.

For further information, please contact:

Vanessa Land
Devonshire Marketing
Tel: +44 (0)1276 675571

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