A10 Networks Launches Technology Partner Program, Appoints Senior Executive to Lead Business Development

SAN JOSE, CA, Dec. 14, 2005 -- A10 Networks™, a pioneer in delivering a new class of identity-aware network solutions, today announced the appointment of Joyce A. Taylor to lead its Technology Partner Program as vice president of business development. Ms. Taylor will direct A10's strategic effort to form cooperative business and technology agreements with makers of complementary products and services that fulfill substantial enterprise technology requirements, and allow A10 to better serve its customers.

A10's Technology Partner Program is focused on creating a strong ecosystem of well-integrated, affordable and easy-to-use solutions that help enterprises better manage their identity resources to increase security and simplify compliance while significantly lowering the complexity and cost of IT operations.

"Joyce has an excellent track record in the networking industry and demonstrated expertise in building and maintaining customer and partner relationships. With her customer-advocate approach and substantial business experience, she will greatly accelerate our work to create a network of strategic partners, and help us move the business into the next phase of growth," said Lee Chen, CEO of A10 Networks.

Ms. Taylor has more than 20 years of success in business development and sales management with technology companies such as Foundry Networks, Bay Networks, Xyologics and Tri Data. Prior to joining A10, Ms. Taylor was a successful entrepreneur and served as founder and president of Jetlites, Inc., an award-winning maker of high-performance sports lighting technologies.

About A10 Networks
A10 Networks was founded in 2004 with a mission to create a new class of affordable, identity-aware network solutions, including the industry's first "Smart" identity management system. A10's solutions help businesses and government increase efficiency and agility, address regulatory compliance and security risks while reducing the complexity and costs of managing global networks. A10's products unify critical identity and access management functions with networking and security to offer network administrators centralized management and unparalleled visibility into network activity. A10 is a well-financed, privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in Beijing. For more information, visit www.a10networks.com.

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