NIS Appoints PDS Industry Pioneer as Strategic Account Manager

HICKORY, N.C. (August 29, 2012) – Network Integrity Systems (NIS), developer of the INTERCEPTORTM Optical Network Security System, announces the appointment of Robert J. Murphy, formerly of Holocom Networks, to the position of Strategic Account Manager.

Murphy brings more than 12 years of experience working for the leading provider of hardened protected distribution systems (PDS) and delivering those solutions to federal customers within the U.S. Department of Defense and civilian government agencies. Murphy now joins NIS, the market and technical leader in alarmed carrier and alarmed-armored PDS solutions.

“NIS is delighted that Robert is joining our team,” said Joe Giovannini, CEO of Network Integrity Systems. “He was a pioneer in the PDS industry, and many of the features of legacy PDS systems were the result of his work.

“Our focus is on building ‘Intelligent-PDS’ solutions, and Robert’s understanding of the evolving market and customer requirements will prove invaluable as we continue our path of innovation,” Giovannini said. “Robert will help us deliver to our customers PDS solutions that keep pace with the growing demand for security, flexibility and quantities of connections to classified networks.”

In his new role, Murphy will manage customer relationships throughout the DoD and various civilian government agencies across the U.S. and Europe.

“Joining the NIS Team allows me to continue to be a pioneer in delivering the most advanced secure network technology by helping to develop cutting-edge solutions that are better suited for adapting to demands for scalable security and enhanced situational awareness at the network management and command level.  With the company’s reputation for exceptional customer service, INTERCEPTOR’s proven performance in the market and continual enhancement, and the rapidly growing awareness of the value it delivers, I know I’m joining an organization with a strong future."

Murphy resides in the Washington, D.C., area with his wife and two children.

About Network Integrity Systems, Inc.

Network Integrity Systems, Inc., (NIS) develops and manufactures products that enable organizations to protect their classified networks faster, more economically, and less intrusively than ever before possible with legacy systems. Founded by optical engineers and management personnel from a global fiber optics leader, NIS helps solve key issues associated with the growing need to guard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of National Security Information.

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