Axerra Networks

June 14, 2007


-- Axerra's AXN10-8NR Pseudo-Wire Access Device™ is the Runner-Up
in the Category of Technology Innovation: Access Networking --

Boston, MA – June 14, 2007 – Axerra Networks, “The Pseudo-Wire Company®” and leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions, announced today that it is the recipient of a NXTcomm Eos Award. These inaugural “Excellence in Achievement” awards honor the best new technology or enterprise solution in 12 categories. Axerra’s AXN10-8NR Pseudo-Wire Access Device™ was the runner-up in the category of Technology Innovation: Access Networking.

The AXN10-8NR Pseudo-Wire Access Device is targeted to mobile wireless operators, Ethernet service providers, cable MSOs, and incumbent LECs, enabling them to utilize the capacity and flexibility of low-cost packet access networks, including Carrier Ethernet, cable HFC, xDSL, PON, WiMAX, etc. as a full-service backhaul alternative to TDM access.
A judging panel of 16 consultants, technical journalists and service providers from the communications industry selected the Eos Award winners and runners-up, who will be recognized during a special reception at NXTcomm on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 in Chicago, IL.

"Our exhibitors truly raised the bar this year, resulting in fierce competition," said Wayne Crawford, NXTcomm Executive Director. "Awards were given in 12 far-reaching categories, demonstrating NXTcomm's enormous reach. In addition to traditional categories like backbone, core and edge technologies, Eos awards were also presented for achievement in home networking, IPTV, advanced mobile services, and strategic support. Each Eos winner deserves significant praise for its leadership, innovation, and role in driving our industry forward."

“We are thrilled to be selected for this Eos award,” said Gil Biran, Founder, President, and Chief Strategy Officer of Axerra Networks. “Our Pseudo-Wire technology is enabling a new era in mobile wireless backhaul and service delivery, bringing significant benefits to virtually every kind of service provider. To have our AXN10-8NR access device recognized by a distinguished panel of judges and honored at a major event such as NXTcomm is very exciting.”

The Eos Award is the second award Axerra Networks has received this year for its Pseudo-Wire solutions. In February 2007, and for the second year in a row, Axerra Networks was a “commended” finalist in the GSM Association Global Mobile Awards.
The AXN10-8NR Pseudo-Wire Access Device and Axerra’s complete range of award-winning solutions for mobile wireless backhaul and service delivery will be showcased at NXTcomm June 18 – 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL at Axerra Networks’ booth # 1718. For more information, please visit

About Axerra Networks, Inc.

Axerra Networks, “The Pseudo-Wire Company®”, is the leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions over packet access networks. Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions enable mobile wireless operators, cable MSOs, competitive service providers, and incumbent carriers to extend IP + legacy voice and data services in native format over Ethernet, IP, and MPLS networks. The result is greater operational efficiency, new revenue opportunities, and a smooth migration strategy to a single converged network, without stranding any revenue streams from profitable legacy services. With Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions, service providers can convert any packet access network (Carrier Ethernet, broadband wireless including WiMAX, cable HFC, xDSL, PON, etc.) into a full-service alternative to TDM access. For more information, please visit:

About NXTcomm

NXTcomm, the new industry venue co-owned by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) that will feature the business and technology of communications, information, and entertainment, comes to Chicago’s McCormick Place June 18 – 21, 2007. NXTcomm will unite the premier information and communications technology (ICT) industry supplier and technology companies with the world’s leading communications and entertainment companies that are together driving broadband-based innovation around the world. For more information, go to


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