MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 20 September 2007 – Zeus Technology, a leading provider of award-winning application traffic management software, today announced the appointment of Kieron Thorpe to the position of Director of Systems Engineering.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Kieron is responsible for key technology strategies, product support, maintenance & operations policies and partner & customer training programmes. He directs the technical support and pre-sales teams as well as strategic planning to support the company’s roadmap for future product enhancements and releases.

Kieron brings over 20 years experience to the role, previously working with high technology ISP’s, Internet Exchange Points, automated manufacturing and military telecommunications, most recently Network Operations Manager for Timico, a leading communications provider to the business market. Other positions held include Operations Manager at The London Internet Exchange (LINX), and Chief Operations Manager at Xchangepoint Europe.

“Kieron represents the quality of technical management requisite here at Zeus,” said Paul Brennan, Chairman, Zeus Technology. His depth of experience, combined with excellent management skills, makes him a great asset to Zeus as we head towards the exciting new financial year ahead.”

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About Kieron Thorpe
Kieron has over 20 years experience working with high technology ISP’s, Internet Exchange Points, automated manufacturing and military telecommunications.
He was the Operations Manager at The London Internet Exchange (LINX), which he left to join XchangePoint as a founder member of the engineering team where he lead the European build, deployment and support strategy. Most recently he was the Network Operations Manager for Timico, a leading communications provider to the business market. Kieron holds a Diploma in Management from the University of Leicester.

About Zeus Technology
With over ten years’ industry experience, Zeus Technology develops application traffic management software, dramatically improving network and web-enabled applications making them run faster, more reliably, more securely and making them easier to manage.

The Zeus solutions enable organizations to intelligently manage their applications, streamline operations and provide a seamless end-user experience.

As the only pure software traffic management solution, the Zeus products are flexible whatever your deployment environment; a purpose-built Zeus appliance, standard servers, blades, or virtualized environments.

Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as AMD, Dell, Egenera, HP, IBM, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over 1 million sites across the world and provides web infrastructure solutions to over 800 customers including, BT, China Telecom, Hotel.de, NASA, PLAY.COM, Federal Railroads Administration, ifs School of Finance, STA Travel, Strategic Command and Virgin Holidays.

For more information, please visit: www.zeus.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 20th September 2007