NetCracker Technology Receives 2013 Excellence in SDN Award

  NetCracker Technology Receives 2013 Excellence in SDN Award

               NetCracker’s SDN Solution Honored for Innovation

Business Wire

WALTHAM, Mass. -- December 26, 2013

NetCracker Technology announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media
company, has named NetCracker the winner of its 2013 Excellence in SDN Award,
presented by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine and SDN Zone.

“SDN is a critical area of investment for our customers as they seek to reduce
their Network and Data Center CapEx and OpEx significantly while
simultaneously creating a platform to launch innovative services faster in the
marketplace,” said Sanjay Mewada, Vice President, Strategy at NetCracker. “We
are honored that TMC, INTERNET TELEPHONY, and SDN Zone have chosen to
recognize NetCracker as the winner of its 2013 Excellence in SDN Award. It
underscores NetCracker’s long-held commitment to bring innovation and solution
excellence to our customers.”

NetCracker’s SDN offerings include a broad range of tools and capabilities
that communications and media service providers and enterprises need to drive
greater efficiency, automation, orchestration, and control of their Network
and Data Center assets.

Specifically, it provides:

  *A Service Orchestration solution that enables dynamic management of
    network configuration and fulfillment for both Software-defined Data
    Centers and WAN networks
  *A Service Chaining solution that can be used to create complex WAN based
    and Multi-data Center based service offerings dynamically
  *A Comprehensive NaaS Cloud Management solution that provides a centralized
    abstraction of Logical/Virtualized network resource inventory across
    heterogeneous cloud networks and multi-vendor SDN deployments
  *A dynamic capacity management capability that enables operators to
    maximize their SDN investments by optimizing their network infrastructure
    utilization
  *An On-demand Service Fulfillment solution that enables end users/tenants
    to automate their capacity expansion and service provisioning actions
  *An analytics driven Network Policy Management solution that helps
    operators achieve real time service assurance for each of their
    multi-tenant customers

“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce
NetCracker as a recipient of the annual Excellence in SDN Award," said Rich
Tehrani, CEO at TMC. “NetCracker’s SDN Solution has demonstrated innovation
and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our
pleasure to honor NetCracker  for their inspiring work.”

SDN architecture has already had a profound impact on the IT and Telecom
industries and, as this technology continues to grow in popularity, the
Excellence in SDN Awards recognizes the companies that are leading the way in
SDN architecture and applications.

Winners of the Excellence in SDN Award are published in the October 2013 issue
of INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine.

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the proven partner
for communications service providers and cable operators offering
comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize
their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken
track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate
operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an
on-demand world. For more information, please visit www.NetCracker.com.

NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All other
company or product names mentioned in this press release may be trademarks or
registered trademarks of the respective companies with which they are
associated.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies
that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a
combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s
experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex
and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of
expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and
society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other
product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their
respective owners. © 2013 NEC Corporation.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by
building communities in print, online, and face to face.TMC publishes
multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and
Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the
communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5
million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events,
including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as
industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB
Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile
App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution
Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress,
StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified
Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference &
Expo III; and more. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

Contact:

Media Contacts
SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
Juliet Shavit
+1-215-504-4272
jshavit@smartmarkusa.com
or
NetCracker Technology
Joanna Larivee
+1-781-419-3374
Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com
or
TMC Contact
Jessica McCaffrey
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800 ext. 170
jmccaffrey@tmcnet.com