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BTI Systems

November 18, 2014 09:00 ET

BTI Systems Wins Prestigious 2014 Fierce Telecom Innovation Award

Tops Data Center Category With Open Cloud Networking Solution Delivering Unbeatable Combination of Capacity, Scale, Network Intelligence and Price/Performance

OTTAWA, ON and BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) - BTI Systems, an award-winning provider of cloud and metro networking software and systems to content and service providers around the world, today announced the company has earned this year's Fierce Innovation Telecom Edition award in the hotly contested Data Center category.

The annual awards program evaluates hundreds of submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation and end-user customer experience. Along with Jason Nelson, publisher from FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable, the winners were selected by an exclusive panel of executives from AT&T, CableLabs, Cablevision System Corporation, Comcast, Cox Communications, Inc., Orange, Sprint, TeliaSonera International Carrier and Verizon. Profiles of the judges can be found here.

BTI's Cloud Networking Solution was honored as the first-to-market metro cloud networking platform developed from the ground up to meet the performance, scale, economics and agility demands of the cloud. The cornerstone of BTI's Cloud Networking Solution -- the BTI Intelligent Cloud Connect platform -- is an open, SDN-enabled, multilayer platform that uniquely converges massive optical scale, rich packet processing and applications intelligence. This combination allows content, cloud and service providers to rapidly and cost effectively scale new revenue-generating services while simplifying network operations and management.

Jason Nelson, Publisher of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable, commented, "As the Innovation Awards program grows each year so does the level of innovation we see from our entrants. To that end, we are thrilled to be able to offer applicants a unique channel to share their products and services with such an esteemed panel of judges from major global operators."

BTI's Cloud Networking Solution includes the BTI 7800 Series Intelligent Cloud Connect, as well as the BTI 7000 Series packet optical platform and the BTI proNX Control software. The platforms are enjoying broad industry adoption. Recent customer wins include data center provider, CyrusOne; colocation provider, Interxion; and Asia-Pacific-based integrated technology solutions provider, Pacnet.

"We are very pleased to be selected by such a prestigious group of judges to win this year's award," said BTI's Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Sally Bament. "BTI has been recognized as an early market leader in providing transformative solutions for metro cloud networks. We continue to experience strong momentum, reflective of global market adoption of our platforms. BTI works very closely with content, cloud and service providers to drive innovation, enabling them to deliver new and differentiated cloud services quickly and economically. We are thrilled to accept this honor on behalf of our customers and partners."

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About BTI Systems
BTI delivers solutions that transform the economics, performance and innovation of global networks through intelligent networking software and systems. Leading content, cloud and service providers choose BTI to drive improved operational efficiencies and profitably deliver high-value services to businesses and consumers around the globe. With more than 380 customers, BTI is headquartered in North America, and operates regional sales, marketing, and R&D centers of excellence throughout the world. For more information, visit www.btisystems.com.

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