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Bivio And Demarc Announce Technology Partnership

Demarc Incorporates Bivio Technology in Upcoming Sentarus GX6 and GX8 Network Sensor Appliances

PLEASANTON, CALIF. — April 18, 2005 – Bivio Networks™, a leading supplier of next generation packet handling platforms, today announced the deployment of the Bivio 2000 platform as part of Demarc’s Sentarus GX6 and GX8 network sensor appliances. Demarc, a global provider of threat management solutions, is utilizing the Bivio platform to manage sustained traffic rates of up to 8Gbps, enabling companies to deploy a single sensor on highly saturated multi-gigabit network segments.

“Bivio’s advanced IP service architecture has enabled us to make another breakthrough in our network monitoring capabilities with two additional Network Sensor appliances tailored to meet high traffic demands,” said Brendan Rizzo, CEO, Demarc. “Through our partnership with Bivio, we have been able to round out our product line with solutions scaling from 25 Mbps to 8 Gbps.

"We are pleased to add Demarc as a solution partner adopting Bivio’s 2000 platform." said Dr. Elan Amir, president and CEO of Bivio Networks. “Combining Demarc’s expertise in converging security applications with Bivio's multi-gigabit packet handling platform results in an innovative product offering that optimally targets the needs of the emerging enterprise network infrastructure.”

The Bivio 2000 platform delivers true wire-speed, multi-Gigabit performance for any service and any packet size, vastly outperforming traditional appliance technologies. With scalable application processing capabilities, the Bivio 2000 offers virtually unlimited processing performance, service agility through an open Linux development platform, and advanced traffic management capabilities.

The new Sentarus GX6 and GX8 Network Sensor appliances are the latest additions to Sentarus product line of network and host-based security solutions. The Sentarus product portfolio includes hardware and software solutions that work together to provide network intrusion detection and prevention, host-based intrusion detection, file system integrity verification, and remote application health monitoring. The GX6 and GX8 Network Sensors are set to offer large enterprises, service and hosting providers the multi-gigabit performance capacity necessary to meet today’s increasing traffic requirements.

Bivio is attracting top network equipment provider customers that benefit from the cost, performance, and time-to-market benefits of the Bivio platform. With a unique combination of concurrent scaling of network performance, processing power, application flexibility, and a standards-based Linux execution environment, Bivio is offering disruptive improvements in IP service delivery.

About Demarc
Demarc is a global provider of dynamic threat management solutions. Demarc's Sentarus product line provides fully integrated network and host-based security solutions for small to medium businesses, government agencies, global enterprises and service providers. Available in hardware and software editions, Sentarus products ensure efficient, intelligent IT risk mitigation. Demarc customers include Fortune 500 enterprises, military and global government agencies in more than 25 countries around the world. Demarc is headquartered in Carpinteria, CA. Please visit the Demarc website at for more information.

About Bivio Networks
Bivio Networks has developed the industry's first next generation packet handling platform that combines unparalleled scaling of network performance, processing power, and application agility. Bivio's product is a network appliance featuring a groundbreaking architecture specifically optimized for wire-speed execution of emerging network services that increasingly demand deep packet processing combined with high network throughput. Based on open industry standards, Bivio Networks fuses unmatched flexibility with uncompromising performance to enable its customers to overcome existing bottlenecks and deliver the foundation of the next generation network infrastructure. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Bivio Networks is backed by Goldman Sachs, InterWest Partners, Storm Ventures and Venrock Associates. More information is available at

Bivio Networks Inc., the Bivio Networks logo, Bivio 2000™ and Bivio Networks™ are trademarks of Bivio Networks Inc.

Copyright Bivio Networks, Inc. 2005. All rights reserved.

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