March Networks appoints new board members

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, February 24, 2010 -- March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Canham and John Slamecka to its board of directors.

John Slamecka is Vice President of Global Access Management for AT&T Inc. Appointed in August 2007, Mr. Slamecka is responsible for all the carrier management functions in support of procuring local access for AT&T MPLS services. Prior to his current role, Mr. Slamecka was Regional Vice President of AT&T's Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Mr. Slamecka also founded and was Chief Executive Officer at Klarium SARL, a privately-held technology firm focusing on the development and deployment of mobile payment technologies across Europe. Klarium was sold to Allaxia SPA of Milan in 2002. Prior to this, Mr. Slamecka held senior international management roles at AT&T and Lucent Technologies.

Andy Canham is Senior Vice President, North America Hardware Sales for Oracle Corporation. Appointed in January 2010, Mr. Canham is responsible for the North American Hardware Sales organization formed as a result of the acquisition and integration of Sun Microsystems, Inc. by Oracle. Mr. Canham has architected the structure and the core go-to-market strategy for the Oracle hardware business. Prior to joining Oracle, Andy was Senior Vice President, Global Systems Sales for Sun Microsystems from 2009. In this role, Mr. Canham had the global leadership responsibility for Sales and Pre-Sales Technical Consulting for Sun Microsystems' hardware sales unit. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Canham was President of Sun Microsystems of Canada and prior to this held management positions at Hewlett Packard, Inc. and IBM Canada Ltd.

"The addition of Mr. Slamecka and Mr. Canham to the March Networks board of directors will leverage their extensive experience and assist us in reaching the next stage of our growth," said Peter Strom, President and CEO of March Networks.

"Attracting this caliber of talent to the company is exciting and will provide extensive support to the management team as they steer the business towards greater market leadership," said Terry Matthews, Chair of the March Networks board of directors.