RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, MAY 17, 2012 — Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced CEO Jeff Reedy has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2012 Award in the Carolinas. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21, 2012 at the Westin Charlotte.
“I’m honored to be named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and I’m fortunate to lead a great Overture team of professionals that is truly dedicated to the success of our customers,” said Jeff Reedy, CEO of Overture Networks.” We take pride in this prestigious recognition and in growing our business with service providers and network operators around the world.”
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About Overture Networks
Overture is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. By providing an entrance to a smarter network, Overture offers service providers the means to leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue opportunities and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper, and TDM. Overture’s solutions are designed for reliability and ease of use, and arm customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, TX. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.