SOURCE: Network Equipment Technologies

Network Equipment Technologies

April 27, 2010 08:30 ET

Network Equipment Technologies and Microsoft Technology Centers Forge Alliance

NET's Voice Platform Provides Enhanced Capabilities to Microsoft Office Communications Server Customers Worldwide

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - April 27, 2010) -  Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), a leader in network and voice-over-IP solutions, today announced that it has been named an MTC Hardware Partner for Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs) worldwide. MTCs are state-of-the-art collaborative environments that provide access to innovative technologies and world-class expertise and enable enterprise customers to envision, design, and deploy solutions to meet their exact needs.

NET's solution integrates enterprise voice and leverages Microsoft® Office Communications Server (OCS). NET's platform provides the MTCs with the ability to demonstrate enterprise voice integration into the Microsoft Unified Communications solution.

"As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, NET continues to focus on innovation that enables and extends interoperability for Microsoft solutions," said Matthew Krueger, Vice President of Marketing for NET. "NET's platform provides a key component in MTC OCS engagements, allowing MTC alliance partners the capability to demonstrate applications in production conditions. This enables Microsoft customers to visualize how to leverage their existing investments, take advantage of software powered voice, and integrate their disparate systems into OCS."

NET's voice platform provides "any-to-any" voice integration and advanced capabilities for high-performance, secure voice communications. NET solutions offer outstanding interoperability for enterprise unified communications and deliver a powerful switching solution that allows enterprises to simplify IP network environments.

"NET is an exciting addition to the Microsoft Technology Centers," said Chuck McCann, director of the MTC Alliances Program. "Demonstrating how NET leverages OCS to rapidly integrate legacy voice applications to immediately answer pressing business questions drives home one of the many value points of OCS in the enterprise."

About Network Equipment Technologies:
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET) provides network and VoIP solutions to enterprises and government agencies that seek to reduce the cost to deploy next generation unified and secure communications applications. For a quarter of a century, NET has delivered solutions for multi-service networks requiring high degrees of versatility, security and performance. Today, the company's broad family of products enables interoperability and integration with existing networks for migration to secure IP-based communications. Broadening NET's voice solutions, Quintum Technologies, now a part of NET, is a VoIP innovator whose applications bring the reliability and clarity of public telephone networks to Internet telephony and unified communications. NET is headquartered in Fremont, CA and has 14 offices worldwide including the US, the UK, France, the Middle East, China, Japan, Australia, and Latin America. The company sells its solutions through a direct sales force and an international network of resellers and distributors. For more information, visit www.net.com.

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