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

Overture Networks’ Customers Claim Two Thirds of FierceTelecom’s “Most Powerful People” List

Overture customers dominate annual telecom industry most influential

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, June 24, 2011Overture Networks, the industry’s trusted Carrier Ethernet solutions provider, today offered its congratulations to all of the individuals named to FierceTelecom’s first annual “15 Most Powerful People in Wireline” list.  According to the publication, the list highlights individual leaders behind innovations and service initiatives that are now transforming the wireline market from regulated standard voice services into IP and broadband.

“Managing wireline’s transition from conventional voice services into the rapidly growing, highly dynamic IP and broadband arena requires bold, forward-thinking, and nimble leadership,” said Mark Durrett, director of marketing, Overture Networks. “With their commanding presence on this ‘Most Powerful People’ list, the critical role of carriers in this transitory shift is clear. Overture is proud to be a trusted partner to the carrier and operator community, and we congratulate everyone recognized with this honor.”

Carrier Ethernet technologies are an increasingly vital element in network infrastructures, enabling carriers to expand service footprints and deliver reliable, ubiquitous Ethernet services, while minimizing operational costs. Overture Networks is home to the industry’s broadest portfolio of best-in-class Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation solutions at the network edge.

FierceTelecom’s “15 Most Powerful People in Wireline” list is available online at For more information about Overture Networks or its Carrier Ethernet solutions, please visit or follow @OvertureNews on Twitter.

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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