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Press Release -- June 9th, 2015
Source: BTI Systems

BTI Systems Named Light Reading’s Private Company of the Year

Prestigious Leading Lights Award Recognizes BTI for Innovation and Competitive Leadership

OTTAWA and BOSTON, June 9, 2015

BTI Systems, a market-leading provider of cloud and metro networking software and systems to content and service providers around the world, today announced that it has been named Private Company of the Year in Light Reading’s prestigious Leading Lights awards program. The awards celebrate top companies and their executives for their outstanding achievements in next-generation communications technology, applications and services, and were presented last evening in advance of Light Reading’s second annual Big Telecom Event (BTE).

The Leading Lights awards are judged by Light Reading editors and Heavy Reading analysts. BTI was recognized for its strong customer base; rapid growth in market share in the metro cloud space; impressive investor backing; and software-defined Intelligent Cloud Connect platform, which uniquely converges MPLS routing functions with a full featured 100G-optimized optical transport platform, and offers a path to embedded virtualized network functions.

“We are extremely honored to win this year’s Private Company of the Year award, and thank Light Reading and Heavy Reading’s judges for recognizing our strong position in the Metro Cloud and Data Center Interconnect (DCI) markets that we pioneered and continue to lead,” said BTI’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Sally Bament. “Working closely with carriers, content providers and colocation providers has enabled us to drive innovative solutions that increase network capacity, improve network efficiencies, simplify operations and drive down costs. With the explosive growth of metro traffic volumes, we look forward to continuing to create solutions that our customers need to advance new services and meet unprecedented bandwidth demand. This award certainly acknowledges our market strengths.”

Leading Lights, now in its eleventh year, is the communications industry’s leading awards program. Light Reading’s reputation for fiercely independent analysis makes this the most credible and authoritative awards program in the communications industry.

About BTI Systems

BTI delivers solutions that transform the economics, performance and innovation of global networks through intelligent networking software and systems. Leading content, cloud and service providers choose BTI to drive improved operational efficiencies and profitably deliver high-value services to businesses and consumers around the globe. With more than 380 customers, BTI is headquartered in North America, and operates regional sales, marketing, and R&D centers of excellence throughout the world. For more information, visit

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