RAD Joins Cyan Blue Orbit SDN Ecosystem

  RAD Joins Cyan Blue Orbit SDN Ecosystem

Growing multi-vendor community driving interoperability testing to enable real
                             SDN/NFV deployments

Business Wire

TEL AVIV, Israel & PETALUMA, Calif. -- October 2, 2013

RAD, the industry leader in Service Assured Access solutions for service
providers, and Cyan (NYSE: CYNI), a leading provider of software-defined
networking (SDN) and packet-optical solutions for network operators, today
announced that RAD has joined the Cyan Blue Orbit ecosystem of partners
focused on delivering real-world, multi-vendor SDN and network functions
virtualization (NFV) applications.

“There is a lot of industry chatter around the promise of SDN/NFV, but when it
comes down to it, carriers want proof beyond the hype to know our solutions
can be successfully deployed,” said Yuri Gittik, Head of Strategic Marketing,
RAD. “The Blue Orbit ecosystem allows us to test and demonstrate
interoperability between our innovative solutions, including Distributed NFV,
and other multi-vendor SDN solutions to ensure smooth infrastructure

RAD’s joining of Blue Orbit follows the recent completion by Cyan of
end-to-end Ethernet services provisioning and "one-click OAM" as well as
alarms and topology support for the RAD ETX-2. This integration enables
network operators to have visibility and management of RAD platforms through
Cyan’s Blue Planet SDN Platform.

“The addition of RAD to the Blue Orbit roster demonstrates the supplier
community’s desire to come together and push interoperability testing and real
deploymentsforward,” said Joe Cumello, Chief Marketing Officer, Cyan. “As the
Blue Orbit ecosystem continues to grow, so too do the benefits for network
operators such as carriers, data center operators, and large enterprises
around the globe.”

Blue Orbit was formed in June 2013 to demonstrate interoperability among SDN
solutions from an array of partners to lessen the risk network operators would
otherwise face and accelerate the delivery of production SDN and NFV use
cases. Blue Orbit partners provide applicable solution elements to Cyan’s
California-based Blue Orbit Lab. From this facility, Cyan, Blue Orbit
partners, and customers are able to test and demonstrate SDN and NFV

RAD customers include operators and service providers such as Bharti Airtel,
British Telecom, CenturyLink, China Mobile, China Telecom, Deutsche
Telekom/T-Mobile, Embratel, France Telecom/Orange, Hutchison, KDDI, KPN,
SingTel, SoftBank, Telefónica, Telekom Austria, TeliaSonera, Telstra, Telus,
Verizon, and Vodafone.

About Cyan Inc.

Cyan enables network transformation. The company’s software-defined network
(SDN) solutions deliver orchestration, visualization, and scale to networks,
that until now, have been static and hardware driven. Serving carriers,
enterprises, governments, and data centers globally, Cyan’s open platforms
provide multi-vendor control and visibility to network operators, making
service delivery more efficient and profitable. Cyan solutions includeBlue
PlanetSDN software andZ-Seriespacket-optical transport platforms. For more
information, please visitwww.cyaninc.comor follow Cyan on Twitter

About RAD

RAD Data Communications provides Service Assured Access solutions that reduce
operational complexity and improve service profitability for retail, wholesale
and mobile service providers, as well as evolutional migration solutions for
service providers and power and transportation utilities, facilitating a
smooth, secure and cost-effective transition to packet-based networks. RAD’s
multi-faceted in-house technology embraces OAM and performance management;
service assurance; traffic management; fault management; synchronization and
timing over packet; TDM pseudowire; ASIC and FPGA development; hardware
miniaturization; and SFP form-factor solutions. The company's installed base
exceeds 12,000,000 units and encompasses more than 150 service providers
around the world, as well as scores of power utilities, transportation systems
and government institutions. RAD is active in industry standardization bodies
such as the IETF, Broadband Forum, ITU, and MEF.

RAD is a member of the $1.2 billion RAD Group of companies, a world leader in
networking and internetworking product solutions.

RAD Data Communications site: www.rad.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/RADdatacomms


RAD Data Communications
Bob Eliaz, +972-3-6458134
Media Relations Manager
Fax: +972-3-6498250
Merritt Group for Cyan
Melissa Chadwick, +1 571-382-8513
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