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Press Release -- March 23rd, 2011
Source: ADTRAN
Tags: Equipment, Ethernet, Video, VoIP

ADTRAN Recognized for Best Small and Medium Business Solutions

NetVanta Ethernet Switches and Unified Threat ManagementSolutions Named Best of Show at IT Expo East 2011
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Mar 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

ADTRAN(R), Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, announced today that it received the "Best of Show Award" in the Best SMB Solution category at TMC(R)'s ITEXPO 2011, held recently in Miami.

ADTRAN was recognized for advancing the state of IP communications with its NetVanta(R) 1544 and NetVanta 1534 high-density, managed Layer 3, 28-port Gigabit Ethernet switches and its NetVanta 2000 Series of Unified Threat Management (UTM) Solutions. These award-winning products meet the IP-based networking needs of almost any small- or medium-sized business (SMB) or enterprise.

ADTRAN's NetVanta 1544 and NetVanta 1534 switches are access layer or network backbone switches for businesses of all sizes. With the combination of the advanced, multi-layer switching fabric, high-bandwidth capabilities, and enhanced Quality of Service (QoS) features, these NetVanta switches are ideal as aggregation switches for VoIP, Gigabit-to-the-Desktop deployments, and converged voice and data networks.

ADTRAN's purpose-built NetVanta 2000 Series of UTM solutions includes four security appliances each with Continuous Threat Protection to guard against the latest threats, in addition to SSL and IPSec VPN clients, anti-virus and anti-spyware clients. All of these are managed under a centralized global management system.

"We are pleased to be recognized by Internet Telephony for bringing innovative switching and UTM products to market that will enable customers to reap the benefits of IP Communications," said Tim Saunders, vice president of product management, ADTRAN Enterprise Networks Division. "These powerful, yet easy-to-use, products redefine branch office connectivity and security, and introduce a new level of value in network operations."

"Outstanding companies like ADTRAN with their award-winning solutions, help to validate ITEXPO's status as the leading forum in the communications industry," said TMC CEO and Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani. "Service providers, enterprise buyers, developers, and resellers come to ITEXPO, because they know they will find solutions from innovative companies like ADTRAN that can help their businesses today."

The ITEXPO Best of Show Award recognizes innovative products and solutions that were featured in the Exhibit Hall during the event. This designation serves to highlight the technological achievement and creative product features that set these winners apart from the rest of the crowd. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine editorial staff evaluated the pre-show nominations, and met with vendors to inspect and review the displayed products on the first day of the Expo.

About ADTRAN

ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Widely deployed by carriers and enterprises alike, ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by every major U.S. service provider and many global ones, as well as by thousands of public, private and governmental organizations worldwide.

For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923-8726) or via email at info@adtran.com. On the Web, visit www.adtran.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.

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SOURCE: ADTRAN, Inc.

ADTRAN, Inc.
Tammie Dodson, 256-963-6739
Public Relations Manager
tammie.dodson@adtran.com

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