Astyra Appoints Dana Love As President

RICHMOND, Va.--()--March 8, 2004--

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Astyra Corporation, a market leader in providing technology integration and outsourcing solutions, today announced the appointment of Dana Love as President of the company. Love, formerly the executive vice president of sales and marketing for Prosodie Interactive (PARIS: PSOE.LN), will lead the marketing, sales and internal operations for the organization.

"I saw this as an opportunity to work with the talents of Ken Ampy and Sam Young, and to do what I love best - take an organization and structure it for growth, working side by side with skilled people," said Love. "I look forward to leading the charge with a customer driven focus, and executing on our plan to delight our customers."

"We are thrilled to have an executive of Dana's caliber and experience on board. He has an amazing track record building new businesses, and his ability to effectively manage customer relationships is unmatched," said Ken Ampy, CEO of the company. "Dana is a visionary. His background combines extraordinary technology expertise with real market knowledge and tangible business acumen."

Earlier in his career, Love held the office of Vice President and General Manager of ADC's (NASDAQ: ADCT) $101 million Enhanced Services Division, the second largest global provider of voicemail equipment to carriers. In that role, Dana directed sales of equipment, marketing support and professional services to 140 carriers in 45 countries who provided voicemail services to more than 15,000,000 people. He has also led the technology effort for startup companies, including his role as co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Metacloud Communications, a Virginia-based startup that raised $150 million in vendor financing from Cisco Systems before being acquired in 2001. As GTE's (NASDAQ: GENU) Principal Investigator for IP Communications, Love served as the senior technologist involving IP telephony and new generation telecommunications services for GTE senior and executive staff. While at GTE, Dana focused his attention in the areas of VoIP/IP Telecom, IP Security (IPSec), IP version 6 (IPv6), large network design and the mathematical modeling of telephone quality communications on non-deterministic networks. He serves on the Advisory Board of Sonim Technologies, a venture backed wireless startup in California.

About Astyra

Astyra delivers technology integration, project planning and management, outsourcing and business/market development solutions to government agencies, enterprises and network carriers and equipment providers. With domain expertise in Medicaid and HIPAA technology services, GIS technology, telecommunications, and mainframe application development and transition, Astyra has experience satisfying customers that include Unisys, GE Financial, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Capital One and Timmons Group. Astrya is headquartered in Richmond, Va., with offices in Washington, DC and Louisiana. For more information, visit www.astyra.com.

Contacts

Astyra Corporation
Jamie Evans, 804-225-9591
jevans@astyra.com

Contacts

Astyra Corporation
Jamie Evans, 804-225-9591
jevans@astyra.com