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AirMagnet Names Tim Straight Vice President of Sales; Global Product Distribution Expert Contributes Nearly 30 Years of Tech Experience to WLAN Security Leader.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- AirMagnet Inc., the leader in wireless LAN (WLAN) security and performance solutions, announced Tim Straight as the company's new vice president of sales. With 29 years of experience, Mr. Straight has engineered global sales campaigns, managed multiple worldwide sales organizations and driven impressive revenue growth.

Mr. Straight brings extensive high-tech sales experience to AirMagnet and was most recently vice president of sales and marketing for Commtouch Software, a leading developer of anti-spam and e-mail virus protection solutions. Leveraging his experience at such companies as Netscreen and Check Point Software, Mr. Straight will drive AirMagnet's worldwide sales objectives and expand the company's strategic channel partner relationships to build upon AirMagnet's current success and accelerate revenue growth.

"AirMagnet has quickly and clearly established itself as both the technology and market leader in the wireless LAN management and security market," said Mr. Straight. "The company has an unparalleled, award-winning product set, and some exciting plans for global expansion. I'm thrilled about the opportunity to build upon what is already a solid foundation."

In addition to Check Point and Netscreen, Mr. Straight has held domestic and international sales and business development positions at Mirapoint Inc., VitalSigns Software and Synoptics/Bay Networks.

"Tim Straight's track record speaks for itself -- he has consistently and substantially accelerated sales growth in each of his previous positions," said Dean Au, president and CEO of AirMagnet. "His extensive experience with high-growth, world-class organizations will be critical as AirMagnet expands into new market segments."

About AirMagnet Inc.

AirMagnet Inc. is the world leader in wireless LAN security, performance and compliance. The company's wireless LAN monitoring and analysis products -- available in handheld, laptop and enterprise configurations -- are designed to provide an integrated set of solutions to plan, set up, secure and manage wireless networks. AirMagnet customers -- more than 4,000 organizations worldwide in industries as diverse as manufacturing, financial, retail, service, health care, utility, transportation, education, government and technology -- include 75 of the U.S. Fortune 100. AirMagnet solutions solve Wi-Fi connection problems, block unauthorized access, simplify site surveys and guarantee WLAN security, performance and compliance. Additional information about AirMagnet and its products is available at www.airmagnet.com.

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