SOURCE: Network Equipment Technologies

Network Equipment Technologies

February 27, 2012 08:15 ET

Network Equipment Technologies's Platform Qualifications Now Included on Microsoft Technet Website

NET Maintains Broadest Product Portfolio Qualified Under Microsoft's Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program for Lync Server 2010

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK) announced today that its Tenor DX, UX2000, and UX1000 are now included on the Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program (UCOIP) -- Lync Server web page of the Microsoft Technet website, The Microsoft Technet website is the most commonly used resource for customers and partners to use in identifying Microsoft Lync qualified platforms.

NET partnered with IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services, to achieve NET UX certification under the Session Border Controller category. "We are pleased to partner with NET in their successful qualification of the UX2000 and UX1000," said Margaret Norton, General Manager, Enterprises at IntelePeer. "Through the use of the IntelePeer CoreCloud™ SIP trunking service and NET's newly certified products, businesses can rapidly and confidently deploy Microsoft unified communication solutions enabling improved communication and collaboration."

Qualification testing was performed by tekVizion Labs ( and WiPro ( in their independent laboratories.

Microsoft's UCOIP qualification program for enterprise telephony services and infrastructure ensures that customers have seamless experiences with setup, support, and use of qualified telephony infrastructure and services in conjunction with Microsoft's unified communications software, including Lync Server and Exchange Server.

"Inclusion on the Technet website is an important step in recognition of our platforms' interoperability with the Microsoft Lync environment," said Suresh Tatavarthy, Senior Product Manager. "We are pleased to gain this additional recognition from Microsoft, as only products that meet rigorous and extensive testing requirements and conform to the specifications and test plans receive qualification and inclusion on the website."

About Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET) delivers high performance networking equipment optimized for real-time communications. For more than a quarter of a century, NET has delivered solutions for multi-service networks requiring high degrees of versatility, security and performance. Today, the company is focused on providing secure real-time communications for unified communications (UC), SIP trunking, enterprise mobility, and IP-based multi-service networking. NET is headquartered in Fremont, CA and has 14 offices worldwide including the U.S., the U.K., France, the Middle East, China, Japan, Australia, and Latin America. The company sells its solutions to enterprise and government customers through a direct sales force and an international network of resellers and distributors.

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