New SIP Trunking solution from Gradwell is powered by Net-Net session border controllers

Cwmbran 6th, December 2011 – SIPHON Networks today announced that Gradwell, a leading independent provider of Internet communications services, is leveraging Acme Packet Net-Net ® session border controllers (SBCs) to deliver new SIP trunking services to their customers and partners in the UK. SIPHON is a leading integrator for Acme Packet in the UK.

“We chose Acme Packet as their SBC is the most widely-deployed in SIP trunking services and supports multiple hosted IP telephony platforms technologies including Microsoft Lync,” said Peter Gradwell, CEO at Gradwell. “We greatly value the support we’ve received from SIPHON, and are working closely with them on several projects as a result of this initial co-operation.”

“SIPHON are demonstrating clear leadership in the deployment of SBC solutions for hosted providers and have invested significantly in obtaining Acme Packet accreditation and technical training as a means for delivering first class deployments for our joint customers” stated Mario Oliveira, Acme Packet’s vice president of sales for EMEA.

“We have achieved one of the highest levels of engineering certifications among Acme Packet partners in Europe, an accomplishment that instills great confidence in our customers. Gradwell is recognized as a leading UK market innovator in cloud-based services and we are delighted to be working with them” said Steve Harris, Managing Director at Siphon Networks.

About SIPHON Networks
Founded in the UK in 2009, SIPHON Networks Ltd is a leading European Systems Integrator focused on the design, supply, delivery & integration of advanced Voice & Unified Communications technology to enable the delivery of innovative services on a robust and scalable platform. For more information please visit: www.siphonnetworks.com

About Acme Packet:
Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 200 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,525 customers in 107 countries have deployed over 14,000 Acme Packet systems, including 90 of the top 100 service providers and 36 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com.

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