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Aperto Networks Appoints Glenn Tamaru Vice President of Operation  

Milpitas, Calif., (October 17, 2005) – Aperto Networks, a leading WiMAX systems provider serving over 200 operators in 65 countries, announced today that it has appointed Glenn Tamaru as vice president of operations.  

Tamaru, who has 25 years of operations experience with several leading technology companies, including Ascend/Lucent, Bay Networks/Nortel and Solectron, was most recently vice president of operations at GoDigital Networks in Fremont, Calif.  

“We are delighted to have Glenn Tamaru join the Aperto team,” said Reza Ahy, chairman and CEO of Aperto Networks. “Glenn is a proven leader with an impressive track record in guiding, directing and coordinating the operations of a wide range of global high tech companies. We believe Glenn’s solid leadership, vision and strategies for both external manufacturing and global operations, will be of tremendous value to Aperto Networks as we continue to expand our worldwide operations.”  

Prior to joining GoDigital, Tamaru served as vice president of purchasing and supply chain management for Ascend/Lucent. While at Bay Networks/Nortel and Solectron, he developed partnerships with outsourced manufacturers to produce products in high volumes with superior quality.  

Earlier in his career, Tamaru held a variety of manufacturing management positions at Amdahl, Xerox and Qume.

Tamaru received both his BS in Finance and his MBA from California State University, Hayward.

About Aperto Networks

Aperto Networks, based in Milpitas, California, is a leader in WiMAX systems selling to global markets. Aperto is a founding board member of the WiMAX Forum as well as a founder and lead contributor to IEEE 802.16a/d and the ETSI-BRAN standards. Its PacketMAX and PacketWave® systems consist of a family of base stations, subscriber units, radios and antennas in 2.5, 3.5 and 5 GHz frequencies for point-to-multipoint and point-to-point deployment. The scalability and patented technologies in these systems support new wireless builds and complement wireline broadband access networks. Aperto is already deployed in over 65 countries, meeting service provider needs for installation ease, IP-rich network functionality, cost effectiveness, rapid provisioning and interference resilience. For more information on Aperto Networks, go to www.apertonet.com.