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Press Release -- June 27th, 2011
Source: ADTRAN
Tags: Equipment, Video

ADTRAN Tapped for Three 2011 NGN Leadership Awards

Industry Breakthrough Solutions in Service Management, Optical Edge Aggregation and Unified Threat Management Honored by NGN Magazine
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jun 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) —

ADTRAN(R), Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), has named ADTRAN’s Advanced Operational Environment, Optical Networking Edge and NetVanta Unified Threat Management solutions as recipients of the 2011 NGN Leadership Award presented by NGN Magazine.

The Third Annual NGN Leadership Awards have recognized the growth, evolution and distinction between the applications and services designed for next-generation networks, and the enabling technologies that make them possible.

  • ADTRAN’s Advanced Operational Environment (AOE) takes network management innovation to new levels with its integrated end-to-end service management framework. AOE delivers enhanced network planning, powerful service definition, simplified service activation, proactive quality assurance, and intelligent troubleshooting assistance. Service providers are moving beyond managing network elements and are now focused on accelerating highly differentiated service delivery. AOE provides straightforward service management with automation options for efficient operations, as well as a delivery and surveillance framework for premium service offerings.
  • Optical Networking Edge (ONE) redefines broadband access aggregation with unmatched network access and optical edge scalability to deliver high-capacity broadband services. ONE enables service providers to bridge the gap between network access and transport, extending the bandwidth efficiencies of the core all the way to the optical edge.
  • The NetVanta 2000 Series of Unified Threat Management (UTM) security solutions deliver flexible solutions for secure remote access, disaster recovery, wireless networking and secure extranets. These robust platforms combine intrusion prevention, anti-virus and anti-spyware with application intelligence and control to protect business networks from a broad array of security threats.

“We are honored to have these industry-changing solutions recognized as leaders in advanced innovation by NGN Magazine,” said Gary Bolton, vice president of global marketing, ADTRAN. “AOE, ONE and UTM are just a few examples of how ADTRAN is changing the landscape of next-generation networks for service providers around the globe.”

“ADTRAN has been recognized for its exceptional work in advancing NGN services and technologies. AOE, ONE and UTM have all proven they are exceptional and their innovation has contributed to the transformation of the industry,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Congratulations to the entire team at ADTRAN and I look forward to more innovation in the coming year.”


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

About NGN magazine

NGN magazine is the resource for communications service providers and the supporting ecosystem of equipment providers, system integrators, and solutions developers as they make the transition to next-generation networks.

NGN magazine will cover how these new technologies will integrate with legacy systems, and how they will improve service, deliver new applications, and offer ROI to carriers. TMC continues to provide leading-edge information as this market develops. NGN represents the evolution of IMS Magazine. Launched in January 2009, NGN encompasses a wider swath of the important trends and newsmakers that are shaping the networks of the future.


Tammie Dodson, Public Relations Manager, 256-963-6739

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