Kapsch and PT Strengthen Strategic Partnership, Enhance LTE Network Solutions Portfolio

Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT

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  ROCHESTER, NY and VIENNA, AUSTRIA, Aug 15 (Marketwire)
-- 
PT (NASDAQ: PTIX), a leading global supplier of advanced network
communications, and Kapsch CarrierCom, a global provider of fixed,
mobile, transportation and access networks, today jointly announced that
PT's SEGway Universal Diameter Router (UDR) has been selected by Kapsch
CarrierCom as their LTE Signalling Router solution for Telecommunication
Operators. It will be offered to Kapsch's telecommunications customers as
part of their Evolved Packet Core solutions. 

    PT and Kapsch have an existing partnership agreement, whereby Kapsch
CarrierCom supplies the PT SEGway Signalling products (STPs and
Signalling Gateways) to Telecommunication Operators, as well as customers
in the railway communications segment as part of their GSM-R Mobile
Network Solution. By extending the relationship to include the SEGway UDR
signalling solution for the mobile arena, Kapsch CarrierCom demonstrates
a high level of confidence in PT's technology and support. 

    Diameter Protocol is the signalling method used by multiple elements in
emerging IMS and LTE networks for traffic management, authentication and
accounting. PT's SEGway UDR enables complex architectures comprised of
session controllers, gateways, policy servers and charging systems to be
intelligently and reliably interconnected, efficiently supporting the
tremendous volume of network information being exchanged. The Universal
Diameter Router, with its IP-native, built-for-purpose platform provides
scalable high performance through powerful multi-core processors. 

    "Kapsch CarrierCom considered PT's proven track record in relevant
technologies, as well as our experience with their high level of
excellence in support, to arrive at our decision to select PT as
strategic supplier for the Diameter Router," said Jochen Nowotny, Vice
President Product Line Management of Kapsch CarrierCom.

    "We are proud to amplify our role as a strategic partner to Kapsch
CarrierCom and as a vital piece of their sophisticated LTE solution
portfolio," commented John Slusser, President and CEO at PT. "PT
leverages our wealth of experience in the realm of signalling to evolve
technology to this next generation of advanced routing and screening."

    PT's Universal Diameter Router is in the Kapsch CarrierCom
state-of-the-art LTE/EPC interoperability lab in Vienna. SEGway's open
standards-based architecture makes it suitable for a wide variety of
Next-Generation Network (NGN) deployments. 

    Online Resources
 http://go.pt.com/udr

    About Kapsch (http://www.kapschcarrier.com; http://www.kapsch.net) 

Kapsch CarrierCom is a global supplier and independent system integrator
of telecommunication solutions for railway operators and providers of
access, core and transmission networks. In seven R&D centers in Europe
and Asia, Kapsch CarrierCom develops applications and services for next
generation networks and innovative OSS / BSS solutions. In addition,
Kapsch CarrierCom provides an end-to-end service spectrum, which ranges
from consulting, designing, installing and integrating, to maintaining,
operating and supporting entire networks. Kapsch CarrierCom is part of
the Kapsch Group and has its headquarters in Vienna.

    About PT (www.pt.com) 
 PT (NASDAQ: PTIX) is a global supplier of
advanced network communications solutions to service provider,
government, and OEM markets. PT's portfolio includes IP-centric network
elements and applications designed for high availability, scalability,
and long life cycle deployments. The industry-leading Monterey MicroTCA
and IPnexus Application-Ready Platforms anchor the company's broad range
of offerings. PT's SEGway Signalling Solutions provide affordable, high
density signalling, advanced Diameter routing for LTE and IMS
applications, IP migration, gateway capabilities, and core-to-edge
distributed intelligence, as well as features such as Number Portability
and SMS Spam Defense. The SIP-based Xpress product family enables service
providers to provision a wide range of revenue generating and
churn-reducing applications in either cloud-based or captive
architectures. PT is headquartered in Rochester, NY and maintains sales
and engineering offices around the world.

    Forward Looking Statements 
 This press release contains forward-looking
statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act and should be read in
conjunction with the Company's documents filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.

    PT is a trademark of Performance Technologies, Inc. The names of actual
companies, products, or services may be the trademarks, registered
trademarks, or service marks of their respective owners in the United
States and/or other countries.

    

Contact Info:
Sabina Berloffa
Kapsch CarrierCom AG
V.P. Marketing and Communications
sabina.berloffa@kapsch.net 
+43 50 811 3510

Noreen Jurek
PT 
Director, Marketing Communications 
nej@pt.com 
Phone: +1.585.784.7354 

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