PacketTrap Networks Announces Advisory Board

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Network management company recruits Google, Barracuda Networks and SonicWALL executives.

PacketTrap Networks (, a leading provider of integrated network monitoring and diagnostic tools, today announced the members of the PacketTrap Advisory Board (PAB). Comprised of a prestigious group of industry leaders, PAB will help define, verify and validate the Company's product development efforts.

PAB members will also advise PacketTrap on strategic business and technology development issues to help build the Company's links with the business and technical communities and to ensure its solutions are unique and service the needs of the network engineers. By offering honest and objective feedback, the board is helping PacketTrap develop a truly innovative network management solution that will give the company a distinct competitive advantage.

The PacketTrap Advisory Board members include:

  •     Doug Brockett, General Manager at SonicWALL ( Brockett has been instrumental in the strategic direction of SonicWALL, most recently receiving praise for helping the company transition into the enterprise market from its SMB roots. He is a seasoned product development executive, having held senior positions at Nexsi Systems, BBN, and GTE Internetworking.
  •     Dean Drako, Chief Executive Officer at Barracuda Networks ( Drako is a recognized expert in the network technology industry. Under his leadership, Barracuda is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. Drako has founded a number of successful technology businesses, including Velosel Corporation, Boldfish (acquired by Siebel), and Design Acceleration (acquired by Cadence). He has held the esteemed title of Entrepreneur in Residence at the leading venture capital firm Softbank, and was formerly Vice President of Product Development at 3DO.
  •     David Drummond, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer at Google ( An acknowledged leader of the world of search technologies, Drummond drives new strategic business opportunities and has been instrumental in developing Google's impressive list of strategic alliances. He was a Partner at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, one of the nation's leading law firms representing technology businesses, and advised a wide variety of companies on all aspects of their business and financial activities. Drummond was also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SmartForce, where he helped transform the publicly-traded company into the world's largest e-Learning company.

About PacketTrap:
PacketTrap Networks provides affordable enterprise-class network management solutions that allow network engineers to manage their networks from a single, centralized dashboard. The ptDashboard incorporates a proprietary suite of network tools to give users a graphical, global view of the IT environment for easy network monitoring and network diagnostics. It includes time-saving reporting and dataflow capabilities that are unmatched in the industry and also supports browser-based open source tools. More information can be found at


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