Accedian Networks Appoints New VP of Sales for EMEA

Industry veteran, Patrick Dolan, joins the leading performance assurance solution provider

Montreal, Sept. 12, 2012

Accedian Networks, the leading Performance Assurance solution provider for Carrier Ethernet mobile backhaul networks, business Ethernet and the cloud, today announced the appointment of Patrick Dolan as Vice President of Sales for EMEA.

Patrick has spent more than 20 years in the telecom and mobile industry in a variety of sales, business development and product management roles. Patrick joins Accedian from Genband where he was Senior VP of Sales and responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Under his leadership, he successfully built the business with major fixed and mobile carriers in the region and drove double digit growth year over year. Previously, Patrick spent 16 years at Tellabs and held several senior global sales, service and marketing positions. Most recently he was Vice President and General Manager for EMEA where he successfully worked with major service providers in both fixed and mobile environments, growing market share and revenues significantly.

“Patrick has tremendous expertise in International sales and we are very pleased to have Patrick join the Accedian team,” said Patrick Ostiguy, President and CEO of Accedian Networks. “His insights and industry knowledge make him a strong addition to our team as we continue to deliver innovative Performance Assurance Ethernet solutions to help mobile operators and service providers to optimize, improve and manager their networks.”

Patrick holds a Degree in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University, in Ireland.

About Accedian Networks

Accedian Networks is the leading Performance Assurance solution provider for Carrier Ethernet mobile backhaul networks, business Ethernet and the cloud. Accedian Networks’ solutions enable mobile operators and service providers to assure, manage, improve and optimize their Carrier Ethernet and IP network performance; thereby delivering the best possible experience to their subscribers. Accedian’s award-winning solutions deliver the most precise network performance measurements, as well as, advanced service creation and traffic management capabilities that enable high value SLA-backed services. Established in 2004, Accedian Networks has an installed base that exceeds 75,000 cell sites and has over 120,000 (and counting) systems deployed worldwide. For more information, please visit www.accedian.com.