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NetCracker Technology Receives 2013 Excellence in SDN Award

NetCracker Technology announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named NetCracker the winner of its 2013 Excellence in SDN Award, presented by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine and SDN Zone.

“SDN is a critical area of investment for our customers as they seek to reduce their Network and Data Center CapEx and OpEx significantly while simultaneously creating a platform to launch innovative services faster in the marketplace,” said Sanjay Mewada, Vice President, Strategy at NetCracker. “We are honored that TMC, INTERNET TELEPHONY, and SDN Zone have chosen to recognize NetCracker as the winner of its 2013 Excellence in SDN Award. It underscores NetCracker’s long-held commitment to bring innovation and solution excellence to our customers.”

NetCracker’s SDN offerings include a broad range of tools and capabilities that communications and media service providers and enterprises need to drive greater efficiency, automation, orchestration, and control of their Network and Data Center assets.

Specifically, it provides:

  • A Service Orchestration solution that enables dynamic management of network configuration and fulfillment for both Software-defined Data Centers and WAN networks
  • A Service Chaining solution that can be used to create complex WAN based and Multi-data Center based service offerings dynamically
  • A Comprehensive NaaS Cloud Management solution that provides a centralized abstraction of Logical/Virtualized network resource inventory across heterogeneous cloud networks and multi-vendor SDN deployments
  • A dynamic capacity management capability that enables operators to maximize their SDN investments by optimizing their network infrastructure utilization
  • An On-demand Service Fulfillment solution that enables end users/tenants to automate their capacity expansion and service provisioning actions
  • An analytics driven Network Policy Management solution that helps operators achieve real time service assurance for each of their multi-tenant customers

“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce NetCracker as a recipient of the annual Excellence in SDN Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO at TMC. “NetCracker’s SDN Solution has demonstrated innovation and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor NetCracker for their inspiring work.”

SDN architecture has already had a profound impact on the IT and Telecom industries and, as this technology continues to grow in popularity, the Excellence in SDN Awards recognizes the companies that are leading the way in SDN architecture and applications.

Winners of the Excellence in SDN Award are published in the October 2013 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine.

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the proven partner for communications service providers and cable operators offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an on-demand world. For more information, please visit

NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All other company or product names mentioned in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at

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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, M2M 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; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. For more information about TMC, visit

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