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Press Release -- April 21st, 2016
Source: Masergy Communications

Masergy Named 2016 Light Reading Leading Lights Finalist For NFV, Security And Company of The Year Categories

DALLAS – April 21, 2016 – Masergy Communications Inc., today announced that Light Reading editors have selected the company as a Finalist for three Leading Lights Awards: Most Innovative NFV Deployment Strategy,  Most Innovative Security Strategy and Company-of-the-Year. This recognition validates Masergy’s exceptional technology innovation and underscores its agile performance in a competitive and disruptive marketplace.

Now in its twelfth year, Leading Lights is the communications industry’s foremost awards program focused on next-generation communications technologies, applications, services and strategies.

This year’s judging panel selected Masergy for its Most Innovative NFV Deployment Strategy.  The company deployed an array of network software functions capable of running on commodity hardware in response to customers’ desire for reduced complexity and streamlined network management. Masergy is one of the first communications service providers to make NFV available to enterprises.

Recognized for Most Innovative Security Strategy, Masergy’s Unified Enterprise Security (UES) solution is a next-generation managed service that applies behavioral analytics and machine learning to the growing threat of cyber breaches. UES was noted for its man/machine interface that combines big data analytics and correlation analysis to detect network anomalies with security experts who continuously monitor customer networks. The combination brings advanced security technology, continuous innovation and human expertise to defend and protect valuable corporate assets.

Rounding out the Finalist status, Masergy made the Company-of-the-Year (Private) shortlist for having the industry’s lowest churn rate, an industry-leading NPS Score of 66%, and an exceptional customer experience. Masergy was also noted for creating agile IT services and a frictionless business processes across three solutions for enterprise customers:

  1. Global Hybrid Networking
  2. Managed Security
  3. Cloud Communications

“Light Reading has a reputation for fiercely independent analysis, making Masergy’s three Finalist nominations noteworthy validation from authoritative judges,” said Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy. “Masergy is driven to reduce network complexities, establish streamlined service visibility and control, and provide advanced methods to protect our customers’ critical information. We are  proud that our innovations continue to receive attention from top industry influencers.”

The winners of this year’s Light Reading Hall of Fame inductees, will be announced at the Leading Lights awards dinner on Monday, May 23, at the Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas.

About Masergy

Masergy owns and operates the largest independent Software Defined Platform in the world, delivering hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communication solutions to global enterprises. Our patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of leading organizations rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. Learn more about Masergy and follow us on our blogTransforming Enterprise IT, Twitter @Masergy, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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