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Press Release -- July 21st, 2011
Source: Overture Networks
Tags: Ethernet

Overture Networks Receives Multiple 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Awards

ISG 400; UTS 4000; Ethernet Access Evolution Suite Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 21, 2011Overture Networks, the industry’s trusted Carrier Ethernet solutions provider,

announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named ISG 400 and UTS 4000 as recipients of a 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.  A Communications Solutions’ award was also presented to Hatteras Networks for its Ethernet Access Evolution Suite.  Overture and Hatteras merged on March 21, 2011.

The ISG 400 is a modular Gigabit Carrier Ethernet edge platform that enables ubiquitous Carrier Ethernet services from 1Mbps to 1Gbps over both native Ethernet and the existing TDM infrastructure. The UTS 4000 is a multi-service Carrier Ethernet edge and mini-aggregation platform supporting Ethernet and DS1 pseudo-wire services and it is ideally suited for high performance mobile backhaul applications. The Ethernet Access Evolution Suite enables global carriers to leverage existing infrastructures to deliver new services and business models.  Awards were given in recognition of innovative design and capabilities, and for accelerating the continued evolution of Carrier Ethernet infrastructures and services.

“Overture Networks was chosen to receive these 2010 Product of the Year Awards for creating exceptional advancements in Carrier Ethernet-based communications,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “Overture’s awarded products have all shown benefits for its customers and provide ROI for the companies that use them. Congratulations to the entire team at Overture Networks. I look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the coming year.”

“Overture Networks’ success is directly tied to the success of our service provider customers,” said Vijay Raman, vice president, product management and marketing, Overture Networks. “From day to day, the Overture team is gratified when we accomplish our goal to help service providers and network operators differentiate their offerings, while decreasing their operating costs.  We’re also pleased that these three products have been recognized by TMC for outstanding innovation, as it lends further validation that we are doing our utmost to support our customers.”

The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership, and thoroughness that are characteristics of the prestigious award. Only the most innovative products and services brought to the market from March 2009 through March 2010 were chosen as winners of the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

The 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award winners are published on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions Websites.

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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