Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Ipanema Names Former Cisco Exec as President of Worldwide Operations

Ipanema Technologies, which specializes in application traffic management systems for wide area networks, has appointed Reza Mahdavi as President of Worldwide Operations. Mahdavi joins Ipanema after 14 years at Cisco, initially as head of global and strategic partners, then president of emerging and developing countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and, most recently, as vice president of corporate affairs in San Jose, California.

Ipanema's WAN optimization system is designed for large companies with complex networks. The software based solution provides visibility of application flows over the network. This intelligence enables dynamic optimization of WAN resources, including optimization of IP/MPLS services. The optimization is transparent to the application. Furthermore, Ipanema enables Application SLAs and tools to enforce the framework.

Ipanema, which is based in France, has partnerships with BT, France Telecom/Orange Business Services, C&W, Tata Communications and Swisscom.

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