Asita Expands West Coast Presence and Appoints Team of Directors

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Asita Technologies, Inc.

    IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Asita Technologies, a global
 provider of fully integrated high-speed VPN networking solutions, announced
 today the appointment of its director team, along with the growth of its
 southern California offices.
     The new director team and the office expansion augment Asita Technologies'
 rapidly growing West Coast presence.  The office growth and director
 appointments are crucial moves that allow Asita Technologies to continue
 building relationships with customers and partners, develop new relationships
 and ensure further innovative development.  Strategically located in Irvine,
 Asita is in close proximity to both clients and partners in the Los Angeles
 area.
     "We look forward with great excitement to our continued growth," said
 Bob Bova, executive vice president of Asita.  "With a director team of notable
 skill and experience, we are poised to become a dominant market presence.  The
 addition of this team to our existing distinguished staff is a move toward
 great progress and continued success."
     Joining Bob Bova and the executive team in Irvine will be the following
 directors:
 
     Bruce Boice, Director of Product Management, USA
     Bruce joins Asita Technologies with over 15 years of combined experience
 in management and engineering.  He has served as Manufacturing Technologies
 Manager for Rainbow Technologies and as Director of Engineering for Biolase
 Technology.  Bruce holds a Master of Science degree in Management Science and
 a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
 
     John Encheff, Director of Manufacturing
     John comes to Asita with over 30 years of experience in the electronic
 component manufacturing and quality environment.  John was most recently the
 VP of Operations at Roxy.com and before that, VP of manufacturing and quality
 for Toyota Motors, Inc.
 
     Jill King, Director of Marketing, USA
     Jill comes to Asita with over 8 years of direct marketing communications
 experience to the service provider marketplace.  Formerly at CAIS Software,
 Jill has established herself as a key communication point in Asita's target
 market with expertise in trade show preparation, collateral material,
 corporate branding, advertising, strategic planning and public relations.
 
     Dorothy Minato, Controller, USA
     Dorothy comes to Asita from a position as accounting manager at Rainbow
 Technologies.  She has a strong background in financial reporting for
 multinational companies, various regulatory compliance reporting and SEC
 filings.  Dorothy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a
 Certified Public Accountant with several years of experience in public
 accounting at Deloitte and Touche, LLP.
 
     Lisa Oborn, Director of Sales, USA
     At Rainbow Technologies, Lisa was the top sales producer for
 two consecutive years, giving her extensive knowledge of the North American
 VPN appliance market and reseller channel.  In addition, Lisa has an excellent
 background in software integration having been a top sales person at Qwest
 software.
 
     Greg Powell, Director of Software Engineering
     Before joining Asita Technologies, Greg Powell led the development team as
 software manager and system architect at Rainbow iVEA, a leading provider of
 high-performance security solutions for the Internet and e-commerce.  Prior to
 Rainbow, he worked for over 9 years on embedded software development for
 high-speed security and network products, including development of several
 encryption processors at Mykotronx.  Greg holds a bachelor's degree in
 computer science from the University of California, Irvine.
 
     About Asita Technologies
     Asita Technologies provides high-speed VPN networking solutions that
 integrate a high-performance VPN, firewall, networking, policy routing, load
 balancing and management to a single network device.  Asita's LineSpeed
 product range features hardware based encryption that ensures true wire speed
 performance and delivers the highest level of security for international
 standards (IPSec using 3DES - CBC mode).  LineSpeed is scalable and flexible
 while being easy to configure and manage.  Asita can be contacted at
 2301 Dupont, Suite 440, Irvine, Calif. 92612 (949-223-9600).  Asita can be
 found on the Web at www.asitatechnologies.com.
 
     CONTACTS:  Michelle Fleschute of Nadel Phelan, Inc., 831-439-5570,
 ext. 2260, or michelle@nadelphelan.com, for Asita Technologies, Inc.; or
 Jill King of Asita Technologies, Inc., 949-757-3336, or
 jill.king@asitatechnologies.com.
 
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SOURCE Asita Technologies, Inc.
    IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Asita Technologies, a global
 provider of fully integrated high-speed VPN networking solutions, announced
 today the appointment of its director team, along with the growth of its
 southern California offices.
     The new director team and the office expansion augment Asita Technologies'
 rapidly growing West Coast presence.  The office growth and director
 appointments are crucial moves that allow Asita Technologies to continue
 building relationships with customers and partners, develop new relationships
 and ensure further innovative development.  Strategically located in Irvine,
 Asita is in close proximity to both clients and partners in the Los Angeles
 area.
     "We look forward with great excitement to our continued growth," said
 Bob Bova, executive vice president of Asita.  "With a director team of notable
 skill and experience, we are poised to become a dominant market presence.  The
 addition of this team to our existing distinguished staff is a move toward
 great progress and continued success."
     Joining Bob Bova and the executive team in Irvine will be the following
 directors:
 
     Bruce Boice, Director of Product Management, USA
     Bruce joins Asita Technologies with over 15 years of combined experience
 in management and engineering.  He has served as Manufacturing Technologies
 Manager for Rainbow Technologies and as Director of Engineering for Biolase
 Technology.  Bruce holds a Master of Science degree in Management Science and
 a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
 
     John Encheff, Director of Manufacturing
     John comes to Asita with over 30 years of experience in the electronic
 component manufacturing and quality environment.  John was most recently the
 VP of Operations at Roxy.com and before that, VP of manufacturing and quality
 for Toyota Motors, Inc.
 
     Jill King, Director of Marketing, USA
     Jill comes to Asita with over 8 years of direct marketing communications
 experience to the service provider marketplace.  Formerly at CAIS Software,
 Jill has established herself as a key communication point in Asita's target
 market with expertise in trade show preparation, collateral material,
 corporate branding, advertising, strategic planning and public relations.
 
     Dorothy Minato, Controller, USA
     Dorothy comes to Asita from a position as accounting manager at Rainbow
 Technologies.  She has a strong background in financial reporting for
 multinational companies, various regulatory compliance reporting and SEC
 filings.  Dorothy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a
 Certified Public Accountant with several years of experience in public
 accounting at Deloitte and Touche, LLP.
 
     Lisa Oborn, Director of Sales, USA
     At Rainbow Technologies, Lisa was the top sales producer for
 two consecutive years, giving her extensive knowledge of the North American
 VPN appliance market and reseller channel.  In addition, Lisa has an excellent
 background in software integration having been a top sales person at Qwest
 software.
 
     Greg Powell, Director of Software Engineering
     Before joining Asita Technologies, Greg Powell led the development team as
 software manager and system architect at Rainbow iVEA, a leading provider of
 high-performance security solutions for the Internet and e-commerce.  Prior to
 Rainbow, he worked for over 9 years on embedded software development for
 high-speed security and network products, including development of several
 encryption processors at Mykotronx.  Greg holds a bachelor's degree in
 computer science from the University of California, Irvine.
 
     About Asita Technologies
     Asita Technologies provides high-speed VPN networking solutions that
 integrate a high-performance VPN, firewall, networking, policy routing, load
 balancing and management to a single network device.  Asita's LineSpeed
 product range features hardware based encryption that ensures true wire speed
 performance and delivers the highest level of security for international
 standards (IPSec using 3DES - CBC mode).  LineSpeed is scalable and flexible
 while being easy to configure and manage.  Asita can be contacted at
 2301 Dupont, Suite 440, Irvine, Calif. 92612 (949-223-9600).  Asita can be
 found on the Web at www.asitatechnologies.com.
 
     CONTACTS:  Michelle Fleschute of Nadel Phelan, Inc., 831-439-5570,
 ext. 2260, or michelle@nadelphelan.com, for Asita Technologies, Inc.; or
 Jill King of Asita Technologies, Inc., 949-757-3336, or
 jill.king@asitatechnologies.com.
 
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