August 27, 2008 - Ambit Microsystems announced today that industry veteran Barry Hardek has joined their management team as Senior Director, Advanced Home Solutions, reflecting their continued expansion in North America.

“I’m excited to join the Ambit team,” said Hardek. “The company’s entrepreneurial spirit and consistent revenue growth appealed to me immensely.”

Prior to joining Ambit, Mr. Hardek was VP of Marketing and Business Development for Everstream, the leading VOD data collection and reporting vendor in North America. Before Everstream, Hardek held senior positions at both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, including CableMatrix, Terayon, Chromatis Networks, and Scientific Atlanta.

“Barry brings a wealth of cable industry experience to Ambit,” said Maria Popo, President of Ambit/Americas. “His expertise will help us to develop strategic markets and continue our legacy of growth and market leadership.” Popo went on to note that as a testament to Ambit’s commitment to market leadership, Ambit was among the first companies to receive CableLabs® certification for their DOCSIS® (Data over Cable System Interface Specification) 3.0 cable modem this past May. “Barry will help us continue that forward momentum within the cable market.”