Talari Networks Named a “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm

Vendors’ Selection Includes Innovation That Makes Enterprise WANs and Access to Cloud-based Services More Secure, Reliable and Efficient

San Jose, Calif., April 19, 2011 Talari Networks™, the company bringing WAN Virtualization and cloud economics to Enterprise networking, has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the April 5, 2011 report,“Cool Vendors in the Enterprise Communications and Network Services,” by Jay Lassman, Steve Blood, Bern Elliot, Mark Fabbi, Geoff Johnson, Robert F. Mason, Neil Rickard and Ted Chamberlin at Gartner, Inc.

According to the report, “Vendors described in this research offer new and innovative cloud- and network-based communications solutions that are broadly applicable to small and midsize businesses and large enterprises. They focus on facilitating user access to unified communications and collaboration, while improving network efficiency and management, as well as cost-effectiveness.”

“We believe Gartner’s recognition underscores Talari’s WAN Virtualization and its role in reducing the cost of today’s WAN connectivity and establishing a migration path to next-gen networks and more centralized IT services,” said Keith Morris, VP of Marketing, Talari Networks.

About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Talari Networks

With WAN Virtualization, Talari Networks does for Enterprise WANs what RAID did for storage – delivering a network with 30 to 100 times the bits per dollar, ongoing WAN costs reduced by 40% to 90%, and greater reliability than existing corporate WANs – bringing Moore’s Law and Internet economics to Enterprise WAN buyers for the first time in more than 15 years. For more information, please visit www.talari.com. Talari Networks…Swift and Sure.