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ARRIS Names Sandra Howe SVP, Strategic Market Development

SUWANEE, Ga., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced that Sandra K. Howe has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Market Development. Her responsibilities will focus on supporting and enabling the strategic initiatives of North American Cable Operators. She will assist the ARRIS product development and sales teams in helping cable operators continue to grow through the launch of new technologies and services including DOCSIS® 3.0, VOD 2.0, MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding, advanced transport networks, innovative network monitoring tools, IP Gateways, and data and voice cable modems. She will coordinate long range product and business strategy for North American Operators within ARRIS and will consult with senior staff at a number of major MSOs.

Prior to joining ARRIS, Howe worked in several positions for 10 years at Cisco (and the former Scientific Atlanta organization) supporting the company's largest customer, Time Warner Cable. During this time, Howe served as Director of Business Development, Strategic Account Markets Manager, Regional Sales Manager and Senior Account Manager. Howe helped Time Warner Cable launch many new technologies including switched digital video (SDV), Digital Simulcast, digital video recorder (DVR), high-definition (HD) set-tops, high speed data and voice cable modems.

Prior to joining Cisco/Scientific Atlanta in 1999, Howe served as Regional Account Executive for Broadband Networks Inc. in State College, PA helping various cable operators deploy specialized voice, video and data networks. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.

About ARRIS

ARRIS is a global communications technology company specializing in the design, engineering and supply of technology supporting triple- and quad-play broadband services for residential and business customers around the world. The company supplies broadband operators with the tools and platforms they need to deliver reliable telephony, demand driven video, next-generation advertising and high-speed data services. Headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, ARRIS has R&D centers in Atlanta; Chicago; State College, PA; Beaverton, OR; Wallingford, CT; Waltham, MA; Cork, Ireland; and Shenzhen, China, and operates support and sales offices throughout the world. Information about ARRIS products and services can be found at www.arrisi.com.

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Alex Swan, ARRIS Media Relations, +1-678-473-8327, alex.swan@arrisi.com