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February 17, 2014 06:00 ET

Procera Networks and Openet First to Market With Integrated PCC Solution Delivered in True NFV Environment

Demonstration at Mobile World Congress 2014 to Highlight the Benefits of Virtualized Infrastructure

FREMONT, CA and DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2014) - Openet, a global leader of telecom business solutions and services, and Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the global Internet Intelligence company, will demonstrate their joint Revenue Express solution in a virtualized environment at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.

Revenue Express is the industry's first end-to-end turnkey Policy and Charging Control (PCC) solution. A virtualized environment enables the solution to dynamically scale, empowering operators to elastically expand to meet demand as well as to manage network updates and maintenance requirements without impacting subscriber experiences.

Combining Openet's Policy Manager and Procera's Intelligent Policy Enforcement capabilities, the solution proves the advantages of network functions virtualization (NFV) at the mobile core. Elasticity is a key benefit for operators because the capacity dedicated to each network function can now be dynamically modified according to actual load on the network.

"Virtualization represents a strategic shift in the telecom industry and we are investing significantly to remain at the forefront of this transition," said Chris Hoover, GVP of Marketing at Openet. "Our support for virtualized infrastructure helps operators to decrease total costs of ownership, accelerate time to market and drive agility in their respective markets."

"Procera has been at the leading edge of virtualization with our participation in the ETSI Network Functions Virtualization Industry Specification Group, and our public demonstrations of our NFV capabilities," said Cam Cullen, Vice President of Global Marketing at Procera Networks. "Virtualization opens up new options for service creation and deployment for operators that increases their service velocity and flexibility."

Policy use cases of the virtualized solution include service plan provisioning and enforcement of tiered service and service passes which allow operators to accelerate data monetization by introducing segmented pricing that aligns network usage with revenue.

Procera and Openet will demonstrate Revenue Express' NFV capabilities at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 24-27 at Procera's stand # 5J30. For more information on Procera or to purchase PacketLogic™ solutions, please visit the company's website or contact sales@proceranetworks.com. For more information about Openet's virtualization technology, please visit: http://www.openet.com/technology/virtualization.

About Openet

Since the introduction of mobile data services in 1998, Openet has helped service providers capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges. With competitive pressure accelerating, today's service providers rely on Openet software to evolve business models around networking smartphones, M2M devices and third party services. Openet's portfolio combines policy and charging control with device and third party interaction to enable innovative charging models, to control operating cost and to personalize services. More than 80 of the world's largest service providers in 30 countries use Openet's high performance software.

Openet has helped operators worldwide take advantage of growth opportunities by evolving legacy platforms to provide a flexible, real-time charging/OCS capability integrated with policy control (PCC). For more information, please visit www.openet.com.

About Procera Networks, Inc.

Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT) delivers industry-leading network intelligence for millions of broadband connections worldwide. Procera's PacketLogic™ and NAVL solutions enable carrier, service provider, enterprise, and consumer networks to deliver a high quality of experience to their users through actionable intelligence and sophisticated policy enforcement. For more information, visit www.proceranetworks.com or follow Procera on twitter at @ProceraNetworks.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements related to Procera Networks, Inc., including statements relating to the anticipated benefits of "Revenue Express," the potential applications for Procera's products and the performance of its products. Statements in this release that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to the acceptance and adoption of Procera's products and solutions; the Company's ability to service and upgrade its products; its dependence on a limited product line and key customers; its dependence on key employees; its ability to compete in our industry with companies that are significantly larger and have greater resources; its ability to protect its intellectual property rights in a global market; its ability to manufacture product quickly enough to meet potential demand; its ability to continue to integrate Vineyard Networks and realize anticipated benefits from the acquisition; and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in the Company's documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about these and other risks that may impact Procera Networks' business are described in the "Risk Factors" sections of its Form 10-K filed for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its Form 10-Q filed for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, and other reports filed with the SEC, which are available free of charge on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov or on Procera's website at http://www.proceranetworks.com. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Procera as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statement for any reason.

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