Virtela Announces Four-Year Contract To Provide Global Managed Network Services To Lam Research

    Virtela Announces Four-Year Contract To Provide Global Managed Network
                           Services To Lam Research

PR Newswire

DENVER, April 2, 2013

DENVER, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Virtela, the world's largest independent
managed network, security and cloud services company, today announced a
four-year extension of its managed services contract with Lam Research Corp.
(NASDAQ: LRCX), a major supplier of innovative semiconductor wafer fabrication
equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry.

Under the terms of the agreement, Virtela will work with IBM to provide
managed WAN/LAN, application acceleration, security and cloud network services
to Lam.

Key to Virtela being selected for this contract extension was its prior
history at Lam Research Corp., delivering high performance enterprise
networking solutions across the company's U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific

"Virtela provides a comprehensive, cost effective global solution withsupport
that aligns closely with our business goals," said Les Spencer, vice president
and chief information officer for Lam Research. "We view Virtela as an
important supplier of critical network services to the company."

About Virtela
Virtela Technology Services Incorporated is the smart alternative to
traditional global carriers and equipment vendors for enterprise networking
and virtualized IT services. The company delivers award-winning services via
its Virtualized Overlay Network and Virtela Enterprise Services Cloud (ESC)
platform, which enables the transition of branch office networking and
security services to the cloud. Virtela gives enterprises the benefit of
"asset-light" software-defined networking that delivers up to 80% cost savings
in upfront capital and 30% savings in ongoing operating expenses.

Recognized by more than 50 awards for outstanding service innovation and
customer support in the last two years, Virtela's services suite includes
global managed network, security, mobility, application acceleration, and IT
infrastructure services.

Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with global support centers
around the world. For more information, please call +1 (720) 475-4000 or

SOURCE Virtela

Contact: Jane Morrissey, Virtela, +1.720.475.4012,
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