Infonetics Research Names Aviat Networks No. 1 Microwave Specialist

     Infonetics Research Names Aviat Networks No. 1 Microwave Specialist

Survey of Mobile Operators Ranks Aviat First in 10 of 11 Categories among
Specialist Microwave Vendors

PR Newswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today
announced that independent telecommunications research organization Infonetics
Research recently named Aviat the No. 1 specialist provider of microwave radio
solutions in the wireless networking infrastructure space. Also according to
Infonetics' 2013 "Microwave Strategies and Vendor Leadership" survey, Aviat
ranks first among all microwave specialists in 10 of 11 categories that
service providers use to select a microwave vendor.

These rankings are based on a significant sample of 25 telecom operators
representing 37 percent of 2012 worldwide capital expenditure (capex) and
revenue. Each respondent operator is a significant user of microwave products.
"Compared to other specialist microwave-only vendors, Aviat fared best," says
Richard Webb, directing analyst of Infonetics. "Aviat ranked No.1 among all
microwave specialists in 10 out of 11 criteria for choosing a microwave vendor
by service providers and consistently performed in the top four of all
vendors."

According to the survey, Aviat rates No.1 among specialists in all the
following categories: technology innovation, security, product reliability,
price-to-performance ratio, total cost of ownership (TCO), roadmap, solution
breadth, service and support, management software and financial stability.
Notably, product reliability, price-to-performance ratio and TCO were found to
be top criteria for choosing a microwave vendor.

About Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW) is a leading global provider of microwave
networking solutions transforming communications networks to handle the
exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-Gigabit data services. With more than
750,000 systems installed around the world, Aviat Networks provides LTE-proven
microwave networking solutions to mobile operators, including some of the
largest and most advanced 4G/LTE networks in the world. Public safety,
utility, government and defense organizations trust Aviat Networks' solutions
for their mission-critical applications where reliability is paramount. In
conjunction with its networking solutions, Aviat Networks provides a
comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling
customers to effectively and seamlessly migrate to next-generation Carrier
Ethernet/IP networks. For more than 50 years, customers have relied on Aviat
Networks' high performance and scalable solutions to help them maximize their
investments and solve their most challenging network problems. Headquartered
in Santa Clara, California, Aviat Networks operates in more than 100 countries
around the world. For more information, visit www.aviatnetworks.com or connect
with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

SOURCE Aviat Networks, Inc.

Website: http://us.aviatnetworks.com
Contact: Gary Croke, Aviat Networks, Inc., (650) 248-3400,
gary.croke@aviatnet.com
 
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