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Press Release -- November 15th, 2011
Source: Xtera

Xtera Appoints Matt Colan as the General Manager of the WAN Traffic Management Division

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – (November 14, 2011) – Xtera Communications, leader in network devices and provider of world class solutions for network management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Colan as the General Manager of Xtera Taiwan with immediate effect.

Matt Colan is a seasoned professional in the networking and communications industry. He began his career at Xtera Communications, based in Dallas, TX as the Director of I.T. in January of 2008 and brings over 15 years of high technology experience in sales and service in the U.S. and Asia markets.

Prior to joining Xtera, Matt was the Director of Business Development for Digital Defense, a global developer and supplier of biometric-enabled identity management products.  Matt also served in various positions at ACI Worldwide, including Director of Business Development for new and emerging products.  ACI offers the world’s largest and most integrated suite of electronic payments software in the banking industry, supported globally.

“I am very excited to become a part of the Xtera Taiwan team in Taipei.  I look forward to carrying on the good work done by Steve Robinson and to continue to grow and expand Xtera’s global presence,” said Colan. “I strongly believe that the demand for our dynamic product line will continue to increase as we look to expand our current product line. We are well-positioned to strengthen our leadership role in the growing market of WAN traffic management.”

About Xtera Communications

Xtera Communications specializes in network infrastructure that delivers maximum capacity, reach and value.  Providing solutions for enterprise and telecom companies, Xtera offers an extensive portfolio of optical and IP networking solutions for submarine, long-haul, regional and enterprise applications.  With deployments across five continents, Xtera’s optical transport solutions help service providers expand and accelerate their market reach with new deployments and extend the life of existing network assets with cost-effective upgrades.  Our IP networking solutions for WAN traffic management deliver efficient, flexible network optimization.  Xtera’s innovative technologies offer exceptional quality and performance, driving customer success.  For more information, visit

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