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Press Release -- August 25th, 2011
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GENBAND Expands International Presence with Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Sales Headquarters in Johannesburg

Srini Moodley Joins GENBAND as Sales Leader for Sub-Saharan Region

Johannesburg, August 25, 2011GENBAND, a leading developer of IP infrastructure and application solutions, today announced the establishment of a regional sales headquarters for the sub-Saharan African region in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the appointment of Srini Moodley to Vice President of Sales, Africa. Mr. Moodley leads the Johannesburg operations with responsibility for sales across all sub-Saharan African countries, reporting directly to Pat Dolan, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales over Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “Srini’s broad experience leading business development in diverse and challenging markets will prove valuable as we continue to expand our business in these fast growth African markets,” said Pablo Gargiulo, President of Global Sales at GENBAND. “His appointment reaffirms our commitment to this strategic region, facilitating IP communications solutions that enable reliable, advanced multimedia services for end users across sub-Saharan Africa. The selection of Johannesburg for our regional sales headquarters will allow us to best serve Africa’s largest telecom market and the entire burgeoning region.”

GENBAND’s Johannesburg facility will be home to a sub-Saharan sales team and demonstration center, which will showcase the range of IP communications solutions suited for the African markets, including transformation, convergence and optimization technologies enabled by GENBAND’s comprehensive portfolio of switching, networking and application products and services.

Mr. Moodley brings to the GENBAND team over 25 years of experience in international product sales, strategic account management, and product and project management. Prior to joining GENBAND, he was Client Director at Cisco SA, where he led the team responsible for Africa's largest integrated communications company, Telkom, based in South Africa. During his tenure with Cisco, he had an impressive track record growing the Service Provider business year over year with the major carriers in the region.

“We have a significant opportunity to support the African telecom industry’s transition to IP communications,” said Mr. Moodley. “I am very pleased to join the GENBAND team in working with service providers, governments and large enterprises to transform their networks across the region. We look forward to establishing a state-of-the-art operation here in Johannesburg.”

On August 24-25 in Johannesburg, GENBAND is hosting a group of regional service providers and partners at a launch event where attendees can meet the new GENBAND team and view demonstrations of the company’s latest solutions.

About GENBAND
GENBAND is a global leader of IP infrastructure and service solutions, enabling fixed, mobile and cable service providers around the world to evolve communications networks through IP innovation. The Company offers market-leading Switching, Networking and Service solutions, with products deployed in over 600 customer networks spanning more than 80 countries. GENBAND is headquartered in Frisco, Texas, and has operations in 50 countries. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.GENBAND.com.

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Kim Lee
GENBAND
+1.972.265.3766
kim.lee@GENBAND.com

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