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Press Release -- April 4th, 2012
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ADTRAN’s NetVanta UC Wins 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year

INTERNET TELEPHONY awards virtualized NetVanta UC Solutions for innovation in unified communications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2012-- ADTRAN®, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the NetVanta® Unified Communications (UC) Solutions Suite as a recipient of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine’s 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award. The solution suite was recognized for the unique features and benefits that ADTRAN brings to the unified communications market such as granular personalization, interoperability with legacy equipment and the ability to be deployed in virtual environments. This extended capability allows users to deliver UC functionality in a public or private cloud, and therefore enable a broader variety of business and deployment scenarios for creating new business opportunities and increasing recurring revenue streams.

The NetVanta UC suite offers purpose-built solutions that integrate business communications processes for unprecedented simplicity, value and a smooth transition from basic telephony to feature-rich UC. With the virtualization feature, service providers and resellers can also use NetVanta UC to offer cloud-based, hosted UC services to their customers. The solutions enable individuals, workgroups and departments to communicate and exchange information quickly and easily both internally, regardless of location, and with the people that matter most to the business—the customer.

“Today, businesses are looking for ways to increase productivity and leverage a wide range of integrated communications solutions to drive top-line revenue while optimizing automation efficiencies for lower operational costs,” said Jeff Wissing, NetVanta UC Senior Product Manager for ADTRAN’s Enterprise Networks Division. “By virtualizing NetVanta UC’s capabilities, ADTRAN further enables a more efficient use of existing resources, improves the end-user’s productivity and profitability, and allows customers to more easily adapt to an ever-changing business landscape.”

“The editors from INTERNET TELEPHONY are pleased to grant a Unified Communications Product of the Year Award to ADTRAN for its NetVanta UC Solutions Suite,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “ADTRAN has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. We look forward to seeing continued advancement in technology solutions from ADTRAN in the future.”

Winners of 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Awards are published in the March 2012 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.

About TMC

TMC, celebrating their 40th Anniversary in 2012, is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility and Cloud Computing (formerly InfoTECH Spotlight) magazines. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial 2.0:Bringing SIP to the Web; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

About ADTRAN

ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users worldwide.

For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923-8726) or via email at info@adtran.com. On the Web, visit www.adtran.com.

Source: ADTRAN, Inc.

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