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Press Release -- February 24th, 2011
Source: Overture Networks
Tags: Ethernet, Video

Two Overture Networks solutions honored with INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine’s Thirteenth Annual Product of the Year Award

ISG 4800 and ISG 400 Carrier Ethernet edge solutions both recognized for outstanding innovation

Research Triangle Park, February 24, 2011– Overture Networks, the industry’s trusted Carrier Ethernet solutions provider, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has namedOverture Networks’ ISG 4800 and ISG 400 solutions as recipients of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.

Overture Networks’ ISG 4800, a modular 10 Gigabit Carrier Ethernet edge platform, helps enable the evolution to an all-optical Ethernet network. The ISG 4800 is part of Overture's harmonized Carrier Ethernet offering—now ranging from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps—all united with Overture's MaestrOS™ service engine that provides a complete toolkit for service differentiation and performance assurance with the operational efficiency offered by the family of flexible platforms.

Also built using MaestrOS, Overture’s Carrier Ethernet service engine, the ISG 400 is part of Overture’s third generation Carrier Ethernet edge family that offers a low-latency, high-performance customer experience. The ISG 400 is build on a single modular platform designed to accommodate the technical and operational needs of service providers, and simplify the evolution from a traditional SONET/SDH and TDM infrastructure to an all-optical Ethernet network.

“Overture Networks is honored that TMC’s Internet Telephony has named both the ISG 4800 and ISG 400 as 2010 Products of the Year,” said Jeff Reedy, CEO for Overture Networks. “Both solutions are unique in the richness of their feature set which helps service providers differentiate their offerings. And, both offer operational flexibility to reduce complexity and expenses, while carrier-class performance ensures that business and mobile backhaul services are trouble-free and deliver maximum up-time.”

“I am pleased to announce Overture Networks as a Product of the Year Award winner. The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that both the ISG 4800 and ISG 400 display quality and innovation plus provide real needs in the marketplace,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I would like to congratulate Overture Networks for its commitment to advancing IP communication technologies.”

2010 Product of the Year winners are published in the February 2011 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, (www.itmag.com). INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™.
For more information about TMC, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

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About Overture Networks
Overture Networks is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 250 service providers and enterprise customers in 34 countries worldwide, including 10 of the top 15 US Carrier Ethernet service providers. Its innovative solutions have proven to be integral to a service provider’s ability to fully leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply service revenues and streamline operational costs. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, TX, Overture Networks is relentlessly focused on providing solutions at the ever-expanding edge of the network. With its patent-protected, award-winning family of products for both business services and cell site backhaul, Overture Networks uniquely combines the packet-switched and circuit-switched worlds into a single architecture—at cost points that make it extremely attractive to offer Carrier Ethernet services to any size location—over optical fiber or copper transport. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.

About TMC:
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4GWE; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Summit; Social CRM Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; CVx; Digium|Asterisk World; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more!  Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

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