BTI Systems Announces Appointment of New EVP/CFO

John P. Murgo appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ottawa, Canada - Wednesday, August 12, 2009 // BTI Systems, a global supplier of Intelligent Service Edge solutions, today announced that it has appointed John P. Murgo to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

John brings strong financial management and operational leadership experience to the company. As BTI Systems continues its global growth and expansion, John will ensure BTI Systems' financial and operations management evolves to meet the requirements of the public markets.

"I am very pleased to have someone with John's breadth of experience and expertise as part of the BTI Systems team. His market knowledge and business acumen will be a considerable asset to the organization" said Gregory Koss, CEO, BTI Systems. "Having John join us will help us expedite the company's progression as we expand to address new market segments and ensure we deliver on our commitments to customers, suppliers and shareholders."

With over 20 years in senior executive roles, including CEO, John brings extensive global experience in high growth companies to BTI Systems. Most recently John was EVP/CFO with Acronis, a world leader in providing advanced, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software. Prior to that he was EVP/CFO at OpenService Inc., a leading software vendor in the Security Information/Event management market.

About BTI Systems
BTI Systems addresses increasing demand for Ethernet services, greater optical capacity, dynamic networking, and management simplicity in service provider and enterprise networks. Expanding the capacity of a single fiber up to 320Gbps, BTI's Intelligent Service Edge solutions provide wavelength and packet-level delivery of high capacity services such as video, storage, wired data, wireless data and voice, and media to the network edge. Incorporating state-of-the-art technology BTI products are engineered for very low power consumption to reduce carbon footprint in central offices and data centers. The BTI portfolio consists of The BTI 7000 Packet Optical Edge, the BTI 700 Ethernet Access, and the Netstender microWDM' Series. Key transport capabilities including CWDM/DWDM, optical multiplexing, amplification, dispersion compensation, software-provisionable multiprotocol client service interfaces, and packet-switching. End-to-end management of the BTI Network is provided by the proNXTM Management Suite.