NetClarity Names Former Senior Symantec Executive, Christopher Calisi, Chairman & CEO

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Hi Tech Veteran To Lead NetClarity's Global Expansion in the Network Security Industry

NetClarity, a leading provider of network access control (NACWall) products, has named Christopher Calisi as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. In his more than 25-year long career Calisi has work as a senior executive with several leading computer data integrity and security companies including Symantec.

NetClarity's EasyNAC appliances are used by many industries and governmental agencies to prevent access by malicious insiders and external hackers who can easily penetrate firewall protections. NetClarity, which sells its EasyNAC line of network access control products in 35 countries, is expanding its presence in the U.S. market while strengthening its expansion globally.

"Christopher has the vision and expertise to take our company to the next level," said Gary Miliefsky, founder and chief technology officer at NetClarity. "He is a global leader accomplished in creating value through successful sales channel development strategies. His drive and agility in navigating new markets will support NetClarity's rapid growth."

Prior to joining NetClarity, Calisi was the president and CEO of Overland Storage, a high technology company focused on data storage and integrity. Calisi was instrumental in developing Overland's tiered sales channel along with securing several tier one OEM contracts.

Earlier in his career, Calisi was the president & CEO of eHelp Corporation, a world leader in software development tools that was later acquired by Macromedia. Calisi also has held several senior executive positions with Symantec Corporation. Prior to Symantec he held various positions in sales and product development with Unify Corporation and Computer Associates.

"Much like Symantec revolutionized information security, NetClarity is poised to revolutionize network security with their next generation network access control appliances," said Calisi. "It is always exciting to be on the leading edge of any technology, and in joining NetClarity that's exactly where I see them being positioned."

Calisi holds a BSCS from the State University of New York and has completed management programs at both the Harvard School of Business and The Wharton School of Business.

About NetClarity, Inc.
NetClarity is a leading provider of network access control wall (NACwall) products that provide preemptive, proactive network protection using the ABC's of Network Security (Alert, Block and Correct). The company's line of appliances has received widespread recognition, including two Best Buy Awards, 5 Star ratings, and Best of 2007 from SC Magazine and according to CRN is one of the Who's Who in NAC as well as Tolly Up to Spec 2007 and 2008. NetClarity enables customers to clearly see and better protect their network assets, identifying with pinpoint accuracy the root causes of data leakage, regulatory compliance gaps and network downtime using MITRE's CVE® standard. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, NetClarity is privately held. For more information, visit

Sean Muir or Anne Steinberg
Kitchen Public Relations
(212) 687-8999


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