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Metaswitch Networks

October 21, 2009 10:00 ET

Metaswitch Networks Wins Award for Best Strategic Support at SUPERCOMM 2009

Metaswitch Chosen for Its Partnership With Bresnan Communications to Provide a Hosted Unified Communications Solution to Montana Schools

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - October 21, 2009) - SUPERCOMM 2009 -- Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced it has won the Eos Award for Strategic Support and Solutions at SUPERCOMM 2009. The SUPERCOMM Eos Awards have a rich history of honoring companies that transform the communications industry through their products, services and network designs.

The Strategic Support and Solutions category is judged by a select group of industry-leading consultants, journalists and service providers, and presented to a vendor who demonstrates outstanding strategic support of a specific customer. Metaswitch was recognized for its partnership with Bresnan Communications, a broadband telecommunications company, to develop a hosted unified communications solution for Billings Public Schools.

"Metaswitch fully deserves to win this award," said Don Helms, vice president of commercial telephone services for Bresnan Communications. "From the executives to the support team we work with on a daily basis, Metaswitch has demonstrated its commitment to work with us as a true partner."

"This award reflects the investment we make in our support organization, which is staffed by top-class engineers who deliver terrific service with passion, enthusiasm and commitment," remarked Graeme MacArthur, general manager of the carrier systems division at Metaswitch. "Our excellent retention of such dedicated, quality staff, and the long-term trust and respect they build with our customers, is at the very heart of Metaswitch's continued growth, success and brand."

SUPERCOMM attendees interested in finding out more about the Metaswitch-Bresnan partnership are encouraged to attend the conference session on "Business Voice and Beyond," on Wednesday, October 21 at 2:15 pm, with Don Helms and John Lazar, Metaswitch's CEO. Metaswitch will also be exhibiting at booth #1514.

About Metaswitch Networks

Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of carrier systems and software solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, packet-based architectures. Hundreds of network operators worldwide depend on its Carrier Systems Division for reliable, scalable session control, media gateway and application/feature server solutions to enable compelling revenue-generating services. Its Network Protocols Division develops high performance, portable software components that are integrated into the products of the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers. For more information, please visit

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