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  • 18 September 2012 07:00

Technology Industry Veteran John McNulty Joins Opengear Board of Directors

Brisbane, Australia —September 17, 2012—Opengear (www.opengear.com), a leading provider of next- generation remote networking infrastructure management solutions, today announced the appointment of John McNulty to its board of directors.

John McNulty brings more than 40 years of technology executive management experience to Opengear, and currently holds the position of president and chief executive officer of InterAct, a leading provider of public safety incident response and management software.

“As enterprise IT organizations look to consolidate operations and transition to cloud computing, remote network infrastructure management is more crucial than ever,” said John McNulty, Opengear Board Member. “Opengear is an impressive company and has achieved solid growth to date. I’m eager to work with Opengear to provide further stewardship as the company transitions to the next phase of growth.”

Previously, from mid-1999 to 2008, John served as Chairman, President and CEO of Secure Computing Corporation, a NASDAQ company acquired in November 2008 by McAfee Corporation. Before joining Secure Computing, he served for two years as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Services and Business Development at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., a leading independent software company in computer telephony integration acquired by Alcatel. John also served two distinguished four-year careers at Intel Corporation, where he was General Manager of Memory and Micro Systems as well as establishing Intel’s Enterprise Systems Division. He also held executive positions at Rose Communications, Integrated Solutions, and Computer Consoles, Inc., and began his career at Honeywell Information Systems.

“We are pleased to welcome John McNulty, a very technology seasoned executive, to our Board,” said Rick Stevenson, CEO, Opengear. “John will bring technology expertise, large organization experience and perspective that will be critical as Opengear grows. His involvement and oversight will help propel the company to a new level, and his interest in joining us underscores the potential of our organization.”

About Opengear Opengear (http://www.opengear.com) develops smart solutions for critical network infrastructure management. Opengear’s Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) appliances secure and simplify remote monitoring, access and control of critical IT, network, operations technology and industrial control systems. Opengear’s smart appliances integrate next-generation automation and true out-of-band management technologies, ensuring that customers maintain complete control over critical infrastructure - wherever, whenever.

For more information, contact Brendan Baker at Opengear Australia on 07 3871 1800. brendan.baker@opengear.com

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