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Press Release -- August 7th, 2012
Source: Acme Packet

Acme Packet Honored For Outstanding Innovation in IP Communications Networking

BEDFORD, MA August 7, 2012Acme Packet® (NASDAQ:APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, today announced it has won multiple awards for its continued dedication to innovation in IP communications technology. Specifically, the Acme Packet Net-Net SIP Multimedia-Xpress (SMX) was honored for its scalability, interoperability, and its ability to consolidate several IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) functions into a single network element. Net-Net SMX simplifies IMS and VoIP architectures, reducing total cost of ownership and allowing service providers to quickly bring new services to market.

Acme Packet received the following awards:

  • 2012 TMC Labs Innovation Award: presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY, this award honors solutions that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The TMC Labs Innovation Awards are bestowed to those companies demonstrating ground-breaking contributions to the industry.

  • The 2012 NGN Leadership Award: from INTERNET TELEPHONY and Next Gen Mobility, this award recognizes the growth and evolution of today’s network technologies, including infrastructure and enabling technologies, as well as applications and services designed to be delivered on these advanced networks.


“Acme Packet has been recognized for their exceptional work in advancing next generation services and technologies. Acme Packet’s Net-Net SMX has proven it is exceptional and its innovation has contributed to the transformation of the industry,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “We are pleased to honor Acme Packet for driving the next generation of technologies that will enable our communications needs.”

“The way we communicate and the technology to support this are rapidly changing, and we’re honored to receive these awards which recognize our significant dedication to meeting growing communications needs,” said Marianne Budnik, Chief marketing officer, Acme Packet. “We believe our solutions help our customers reduce operation costs, simplify their architectures, and provide access to new multimedia communications services such as video conference, and we’re grateful that TMC, INTERNET TELEPHONY, and Next Gen Mobility have also recognized this.”

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About TMC

TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the TMC’s CUSTOMER Magazine (formerly Customer Interaction Solutions), INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines., which is read by 1.5 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: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more.

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About Acme Packet

Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 250 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,775 customers in 109 countries have deployed over 19,000 Acme Packet systems, including 89 of the top 100 service providers and 45 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit

Acme Packet, Inc. Safe Harbor Statement

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