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Press Release -- June 15th, 2011
Source: ADTRAN
Tags: Equipment, Video

ADTRAN Honored with 2011 Network Products Guide Hot Companies and Best Products Award

Pembina Trails School Division NetVanta UC Deployment Named Winner in Education Category
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jun 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) —

ADTRAN(R), Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of converged access and unified business solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Pembina Trails School Division’s deployment of ADTRAN’s NetVanta(R) Unified Communications solution as a winner of the Sixth Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best Deployment- Education category.

The Hot Companies and Best Products Awards is an annual achievement and recognition program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices. The program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executive and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

Pembina Trails School Division selected ADTRAN’s NetVanta Enterprise Communications Server solution because it needed to combine two school divisions’ outdated phone systems and unify communications across 34 disparate buildings. The NetVanta UC solution saves the School Division up to $200,000 each year, and empowers staff to communicate more effectively.

“We are pleased to be recognized with a Hot Companies and Best Products Award,” said Bob Hinkle, vice president of product management, ADTRAN Enterprise Networks Division. “NetVanta UC continues to garner attention, not only for its broad feature set, but also because it enables customers to increase both productivity and profitability.”


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 On the Web, visit

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