ConteXtream Recognized with Two SDN & NFV Industry Awards

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ContexNet 4.0 Honored with 2015 SDN Excellence and 2015 NFV Pioneer Awards for Innovation in Carrier-Grade SDN Solutions

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ConteXtream Inc., a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, announced today that ContexNet 4.0, ConteXtream’s carrier-grade SDN fabric, has been recognized as both a 2015 SDN Excellence Award winner and recipient of the 2015 NFV Pioneer Award by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine and SDN Zone.

“As demands on service providers continue to grow, new and innovative solutions are essential for monetizing carrier networks and providing end-users new services with the quality of experience they require,” said Anshu Agarwal, VP Marketing, ConteXtream. “These awards further validate the growing need for flexible, standards-based carrier-grade SDN solutions like ContexNet 4.0 for service providers.”

By incorporating industry standards such as OpenDaylight, OpenStack and OpenFlow, ContexNet 4.0 provides unsurpassed flexibility and scale, supporting millions of subscribers with customized service profiles. ContexNet 4.0 also exceeds the resiliency, high-availability and scalability requirements for carriers’ unique network needs. This solution complies with the Internet Engineering Tasks Force (IETF) standard interfaces for network virtualization allowing carriers to create programmable networks that are not only flexible and self-healing, but also have a high degree of consistency.

SDN architecture has already had a profound impact on the IT and Telecom industries and, as this technology continues to grow in popularity, the SDN Excellence Award recognizes the companies that are leading the way in SDN architecture and applications. The INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving Network Function Virtualization.

“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce ConteXtream as a recipient of the 2015 SDN Excellence Award as well as a recipient of the 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award." said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “ContexNet 4.0 has demonstrated innovation and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor ConteXtream for their inspiring work.”

Winners of the SDN Excellence Award will be published in the April 2015 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

About ConteXtream

ConteXtream is a privately held software-defined-networking (SDN) company that enables carriers to deliver network capacity and functions in the same way cloud providers deliver applications effectively utilizing standard compute and storage. ConteXtream's SDN offering, based on standards is carrier-grade and enables Network Function Virtualization (NFV) for various solutions deployed on carrier networks. Deployed by Tier-1 operators, ConteXtream's Carrier-SDN dynamically and elastically connects subscribers to services and enables carriers to leverage standard, low-cost server hardware and hypervisors to virtualize functions and services, while replacing costly purpose-built proprietary systems. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., ConteXtream is backed by Benhamou Global Ventures, Gemini Israel Funds, Norwest Venture Partners and Sofinnova Ventures as well as Comcast Ventures and Verizon Ventures. For additional information, visit http://www.contextream.com.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo, WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more.

For more information about TMC, visit http://www.tmcnet.com.

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