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Press Release -- May 18th, 2011
Source: Overture Networks
Tags: Ethernet, Router, VoIP

Overture Networks ISG 6000 Recognized with 2011 NGN Leadership Award

Next-generation Carrier Ethernet edge platform acclaimed as innovative solution to network evolution challenges

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, MAY 18, 2011Overture Networks, the industry’s trusted Carrier Ethernet solutions provider, announced today that the ISG 6000 platform is a recipient of the 2011 NGN Leadership Award from Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) publication, NGN Magazine. The ISG 6000, a multi-service Carrier Ethernet aggregation platform, was lauded by the magazine for its innovative design and capabilities in accelerating the continued evolution of Carrier Ethernet infrastructures and services.

“Overture Networks has been recognized for their work in advancing NGN services and technologies. The ISG 6000 is an exceptional, transformative technology that will benefit the industry at large,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Congratulations to the entire team at Overture and I look forward to seeing more of their accomplishments in the coming year.”

The scalable ISG 6000 is an aggregation platform that allows service providers and network operators to cost-effectively meet rising service demands while extending the life and value of previous infrastructure investments. It also lays a firm foundation for the ongoing evolution in Carrier Ethernet technologies. Offering support for direct Ethernet, TDM, and SONET / SDH, it offers a means for delivering ubiquitous Carrier Ethernet service from a single aggregated platform regardless of infrastructure. The ISG 6000 also addresses carrier portfolios that include IP service offerings such as direct Internet access, VoIP, or managed router service, as well as wholesale Ethernet services.

“Overture Networks delivers solutions to service providers that help them get to market quickly and differentiate their service offerings while decreasing operating costs, and the ISG 6000 is a great example of this,” said Vijay Raman, vice president, product management and marketing, Overture Networks. “By designing a Layer 2 access network using Carrier Ethernet, a service provider can actually simplify the job of their core network while still reaching all customer sites with a consistent set of Ethernet, IP and TDM services.  We are very pleased that NGN Magazine and TMC have recognized the ISG 6000’s technology and market leadership.”

For a complete list of the 2011 NGN Leadership Award winners, please visit For more information about the ISG 6000 or Overture Networks, please visit

About Overture Networks

Overture Networks is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and enterprise customers worldwide. The company’s flexible, high-quality and high-performance solutions help service providers fully leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by cost-effectively enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM, for applications ranging from speeds of 1Mbps to 10Gbps. With an award-winning universal Ethernet services platform, Overture Networks gives providers a competitive edge for demanding applications, such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture Networks is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, Texas. For more information, visit

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