ADTRAN Honored with Two Product of the Year Awards for IP Communications and Cloud-based Mobile Offload

Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:30am EST

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INTERNET TELEPHONY recognizes ADTRAN`s NetVanta 1535P Gigabit Ethernet Switch
with ActivReach and Bluesocket vWLAN as groundbreaking and innovative solutions
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(Business Wire)--
ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of cloud connectivity, virtual
mobility and enterprise communications solutions, today announced that both its
NetVanta 1535P Gigabit Ethernet Switch with ActivReach and Bluesocket virtual
WLAN (vWLAN) solutions for mobile offload services are recipients of TMC`s 2012
INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. Each solution was recognized for
being among the most innovative VoIP communication solutions brought to the
market in the past year. Both of the ADTRAN solutions unleash users` ability to
harness the latest IP voice and data network capabilities to conquer network
challenges today and prepare for the future. 

ADTRAN`s NetVanta 1535P Gigabit Ethernet Switch with ActivReach allows for
maximum flexibility in designing networks across a variety of cable-plant
infrastructures and at longer distances. With ActivReach, businesses can utilize
their existing voice-grade wiring to access cutting-edge IP services at speeds
up to 100Mbps, removing the need to perform costly replacements of existing

As the first cloud-based solution for carriers looking to utilize the benefits
and efficiencies of mobile offload, the Bluesocket virtual WLAN combined with
ADTRAN`s extensive portfolio of mobile backhaul solutions, allows control to be
leveraged from a central point in the network and eliminates the need for
hardware-based controllers. The fundamentally new approach provides unique and
extreme scalability to Wi-Fi networks, allowing carriers to reduce cost and
simplify management as they look to address the forecasted demand of mobile
voice, data and video. 

"Both the ActivReach and the Bluesocket vWLAN solution are unique to the
industry, and we`re thrilled to be recognized with two TMC INTERNET TELEPHONY
Product of the Year Awards," said Todd Lattanzi, director of product management
for ADTRAN`s Enterprise Networks Division. "The recognition demonstrates
ADTRAN`s understanding of key market drivers coming from its customers and the
company`s continued commitment to delivering innovative next-gen solutions for
today`s network challenges." 

"It is with pleasure that we recognize ADTRAN with Product of the Year Awards.
The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that both the NetVanta 1535P
Gigabit Ethernet Switch with ActivReach and the Bluesocket vWLAN solutions
display quality and innovation while providing solutions to real business
communications challenges," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I would like to
congratulate the team at ADTRAN for their commitment to advancing IP
communication technologies." 

2012 Product of the Year winners are published in the January/February 2013
issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority
in IP communication since 1998. 

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities
in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including
CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read
by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source
of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is
also the producer of ITEXPO, the world`s leading B2B communications event, as
well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit;
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ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications
equipment. ADTRAN`s products enable voice, data, video and Internet
communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are
currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government
organizations, and millions of individual users worldwide. For more information,
please visit

Connect2 Communications for ADTRAN, Inc.
Ashley Baster, 919-435-9112

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