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Subject: [member news] Bret Hartman Joins DataPower from Quadrasis


DataPower Continues to Attract World's Top Talent for Web Services Security
and XML Performance

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - October 7, 2003 - DataPower Technology, Inc., the
original creator of intelligent XML-Aware Network infrastructure, announced
the appointment of Bret Hartman as DataPower's Vice President of Technology
Solutions.  Previously the chief technology officer at Quadrasis, Bret, a
renowned expert in security and a graduate from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology (MIT), joins DataPower's core MIT-trained engineering team and
leading world-class experts in XML Web services, public key infrastructure
security, Web services security, high-performance ASICs, carrier-grade
reliable networking, software infrastructure, and Layer4-7 switching
including Rich Salz, original author of ZSI, the Zolera SOAP Infrastructure,
the InterNetNews (INN) package, member of the IETF PKI and HTTP working
groups, and named contributor to HTTP/NNTP, ebXML, OCSP, SOAP, XKMS and
WS-Security specifications, and an O'Reily XML.com columnist; Bill Tao
formerly VP of engineering with Sycamore Networks; Steve Willis co-founder
at Wellfleet and Argon Networks; Jim Ricotta, co-founder of Cisco Systems
acquired SitePath and former General Manager at Cisco's content networking
division; Cheng Wu, content networking pioneer and founder of Arrowpoint;
and DataPower founder and XML network visionary Eugene Kuznetsov.  

Hartman will focus on implementing enterprise-wide Web services security
solutions for DataPower's Fortune 500 customers.  Bret has over twenty-three
years of experience in information security and secure systems development.
His expertise includes Web Services security, distributed component
security, policy development and management, and security modeling and
analysis.  He is a nationally recognized expert on distributed systems
security, and he is a book author, regular speaker, and panelist on a
variety of secure distributed system topics. He has been a long-time
participant in Object Management Group (OMG) standards activities, and is a
co-author of the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) Security
specification along with representatives from several major computer
vendors. He is a co-author of two security books: Enterprise Security with
EJB and CORBA (Wiley 2001), and Mastering Web Services Security (Wiley
2003).  Bret also oversees participation in several key standards groups:
the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
(OASIS), Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I), and the Java
Community Process (JCP).  Mr. Hartman has worked and defined security
architectures for a number of commercial and government clients, including
the National Security Agency (NSA), JavaSoft (Sun Microsystems), Tandem
(Compaq), Iona, 3Com, General Motors, British Telecom, Home Depot, Sprint,
State Street Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Credit Suisse First Boston, Bank of
America, and Deutsche Bank. 

Commenting on his position at DataPower, Bret Hartman stated, "With its
broad XML-Aware Networking focus based on its own core XML inspection and
processing technology, impressive customer traction, partnerships, and
global presence, DataPower is the obvious leader in this dynamic and fast
growing space.  I'm excited to now be part of the DataPower success story."

"Bret's renowned expertise in enterprise-wide security and application for
Web Services is yet another tremendous asset for DataPower customers seeking
to develop and deploy XML and Web services applications without risk or
performance penalties," said Jim Ricotta, CEO and president at DataPower
Technology Inc. 

About DataPower Technology 
DataPower Technology provides enterprises with intelligent XML-Aware network
infrastructure to ensure unparalleled performance, security and
manageability of next-generation applications and XML Web Services.
DataPower's patent-pending XML Generation Three (XG3(tm)) technology powers
the industry's first wire-speed XML-aware networking devices that provide
immediate return on technology investments while streamlining application
deployments. Founded in 1999, DataPower is privately held and based in
Cambridge, MA. Investors include Seed Capital Partners, Venrock Associates
and Mobius Venture Capital. For more information about DataPower Technology,
please contact 617-864-0455 or visit www.datapower.com.

For more information please contact:
Kevin M Anderson			
DataPower Technology, Inc.				
617-864-0455 x360					

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