Vyatta Brings Open Source Networking to Schools

Vyatta Joins EDUCAUSE and Kicks Off "Network Tools for Schools" Promotion

BELMONT, CA--(Marketwire - July 29, 2009) - Vyatta, the leader in open networking and network virtualization, is bringing the benefits of open source networking to K-12 and higher education. Demonstrating its commitment to the education market, Vyatta has joined EDUCAUSE, a non-profit association that focuses on advancing higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. To celebrate this partnership and commitment to educational excellence, Vyatta is offering a limited-time, 15 percent discount off any appliance or subscription for all qualified educational institutions.

Vyatta solutions deliver a full set of open-source networking features that allow customers to connect, protect, virtualize, and optimize networks thereby improving performance, reducing costs, and increasing manageability and flexibility. Vyatta is used by hundreds of customers worldwide including educational institutions like the University of Florida, Florida State University, the Nebraska Department of Education, and MIT. For more information on Vyatta customers visit: http://www.vyatta.com/about/customers.php

Vyatta Education Promotion

What:    Starting today through August 31, 2009, qualified educational
         institutions will receive a 15 percent discount on all Vyatta
         appliances or subscriptions.

Where:   Go to http://www.vyatta.com/promo/edu.php for more information on
         how to purchase Vyatta solutions.

Why:     In today's recessionary economic climate, many educational
         institutions are struggling to balance budgetary constraints with
         the need to deliver IT infrastructure and services to their
         faculty, administrators, and students. Vyatta routing and security
         solutions offer all the performance and functionality at a
         fraction of the price of proprietary networking solutions.

About Vyatta

Vyatta builds commercially supported, open-source networking solutions that provide an alternative to over-priced, inflexible products from proprietary vendors. Our customers are smarter, better looking, and drive much nicer cars than purchasers of big-name products. Vyatta customers know that Vyatta's Linux-based router, firewall and VPN software gives them a level of control unavailable from proprietary solutions. Vyatta customers are thought leaders who recognize the benefits of flexible deployment options -- x86 hardware, blade servers, virtualization -- of freedom to integrate applications of their choice, and of the economic and performance advantages of commodity hardware and components. For more info, visit http://www.vyatta.com.

Contact Information: Contact: Andrew Evangelista Eastwick Communications 650.480.4056 andrew@eastwick.com