nPulse Technologies Names Former Fidelis Chairman As Its CEO

Former Fidelis exec brings industry and leadership experience to growing company

August 18, 2011

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, USA – August 16th, 2011 – nPulse Technologies today announced that Tim Sullivan has joined its leadership team as CEO. Most recently, Sullivan was CEO and then Chairman of Fidelis Security Systems, an early pioneer in DLP technologies which he founded in 2002.

“We are delighted to be able to recruit a CEO of Tim’s talent and experience at this crucial time in our corporate development”, said Randy Caldejon, Chairman and Co-Founder at nPulse. "Tim’s leadership will be key to the aggressive growth goals we have for nPulse in 2012."

“I am honored to be joining such a strong team,” said Sullivan. “nPulse has a rare combination of world-beating technology, strong market demand, and outstanding management talent. nPulse delivers unequalled price/performance in full packet capture and replay. High-performance, cost-effective packet capture is in demand throughout the network operations and security operations markets. And, the nPulse team has a proven track record of success at scaling up packet capture companies.”

Sullivan is a successful entrepreneur with a 20-year track record of building emerging technology companies. With his innovative work at Fidelis on extrusion prevention technology, he was a leading player in the development of the data leakage prevention (DLP) market. He led the company from pre-revenue through to its first seven-figure deals, the injection of $26 million in venture financing, and the establishment of strategic business alliances with technology leaders such as IBM.

Prior to Fidelis, Tim was Executive Vice President of InforMax, Inc., a high-growth bioinformatic software company, and was instrumental in raising $100 million in venture capital and strategic investment, culminating in the company's initial public offering. He is a former U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Platoon Commander, and holds a BA and MBA from Columbia.

About nPulse Technologies, LLC

nPulse Technologies is a leader in high-speed packet capture and replay. The company’s flagship product, HammerHead Capture & Replay, enables high-fidelity network analysis and visibility by providing full packet capture at speeds up to 20Gbps. Designed around open industry standards, HammerHead delivers unprecedented performance at an affordable cost and allows for easy deployment with existing IT solutions.

nPulse Technologies is a world-class provider of information technologies, a trusted advisor to its clients, and a respected industry leader in packet capture technology. The company is a privately held, Veteran-owned business with a strong history of service in the Federal government community. It is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. For more information, visit

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