Acme Packet Receives Mobility Tech Zone 2012 LTE Visionary Award

Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:30am EST

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  BEDFORD, MA, Feb 21 (Marketwire) -- 
Acme Packet(R) (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks,
today announced that their Net-Net Diameter Director 7000 Series, a
Diameter signaling controller (DSC) solution, has been honored with the
Mobility Tech Zone 2012 LTE Visionary Award by Mobility Tech Zone, the
leading website dedicated to the mobile broadband industry. Mobility Tech
Zone is sponsored by TMC, a global integrated media company, and
Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on

    Service providers are recognizing the importance of DSCs as they deploy
Long Term Evolution (LTE) and IP Multimedia Systems (IMS) networks and
transform their voice, messaging, and data services. The Net-Net Diameter
Director 7000 series helps service providers address the critical
security, interoperability, routing, and scaling challenges in LTE and
IMS networks. These functions enable the seamless exchange of subscriber
and session data, and reduce the mesh of Diameter connections that
negatively impact network performance, scalability, and management.


--  "It is a pleasure to recognize Acme Packet with this award. Their
    contribution toward the future of mobile broadband is noteworthy,"
    stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to more innovation from
    Acme Packet in the future."
--  "As service providers continue to respond to the increasing demand for
    LTE and IMS networks, Acme Packet will be alongside them improving
    upon our own technologies and helping them in their endeavors," said
    Pat MeLampy, chief technology officer, Acme Packet. "We are honored
    that the editors at Mobile Tech Zone recognize and acknowledge our
    efforts with this award."


More about Acme Packet's Net-Net Diameter Director:

--  Diameter Director product page
--  Telefonica Germany Customer Success Story
--  Aicent Customer Success Story
--  BICS Customer Success Story


More about Acme Packet:

--  The Packet
--  The Session
--  Community
--  Twitter
--  Facebook
--  LinkedIn



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and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a
division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology
company based in New York.

    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 309 reseller partners worldwide. More than
1,925 customers in 109 countries have deployed over 21,000 Acme Packet
systems, including 89 of the top 100 service providers and 51 of the
Fortune 100. For more information visit 

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Acme Packet 
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