Redback Networks SMS technology deployed in @Home Benelux's Netherlands broadband network

February 12, 2001

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AMSTERDAM -- Redback Networks Inc.(Nasdaq:RBAK - news), the leading provider of advanced networkingsolutions,today announced that Internet access and content provider @Home Beneluxhas become the latest European customer to deploy its SMS(TM) subscribermanagement system. With a fast-growing user base and new services beingadded to its portfolio, the Netherlands' @Home Benelux has chosen theRedback®SMS as a high-volume traffic aggregation platform to streamline itsnetworks operation and broadband service deployment. Installation andcustomer support will beprovided by Redback Networks' partner Telindus.

"One of the primary reasons for choosing the SMS technology fromRedback was its scalability and reliability," explains Roel Coert,@Home Benelux's TechnicalDirector. "To optimize the reliability of our network, @Home is workingtowards more regional data sites to perform aggregation. Thisdecentralization means that inthe event of a network outage only a relatively small number ofsubscribers are affected. With the SMS, we can invest now and continueto use the same equipmentas our infrastructure evolves. Our evaluations also showed that the SMSequipment interfaces with legacy network equipment without anyproblem."

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