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Axerra Bags Japan Contract

Axerra Networks's pseudo-wire solutions enable the foremost Japanese insurance company to migrate to IP network

October 10, 2007

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TOKYO and BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Axerra Networks, Inc., “The Pseudo-WireCompany®” and leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions overpacket access networks and NTT Advanced Technology Corporation (NTT-AT), thedistributor of Axerra Networks solutions in Japan, announced today that it has completed theproject to migrate the VPN network of Nippon life Insurance Company (Nissay) in Japan to anew IP network.

With Axerra Networks’ Pseudo-Wire solutions distributed by NTT-AT, NTTCommunications (NTT-Com), and Nissay, the foremost life insurance company in Japan, andNissay Information Technology (Nissay IT), the system integrator of Nissay network, wereable to migrate the legacy Frame Relay network covering about 300 sites all over Japan to thehigh-quality IP-VPN network named Arc Star IP-VPN provided by NTT-Com.

“Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions were the enabling technology we needed for this project tosucceed,” said Mr. Yoshida from Nissay IT. “With AXN, we are able to gain the benefits ofIP networks without having to replace existing equipment or change our configuration. Weare very happy with the performance of the Axerra solution.”

AXN Pseudo-Wire Gateways and Access Devices™ provide the most comprehensive set ofPseudo-Wire services in the industry, including Circuit Emulation Pseudo-Wires, FrameRelay and HDLC Pseudo-Wires, ATM Pseudo-Wires, Ethernet Pseudo-Wires, and Legacy +IP aggregation with Layer 2 separation, security, and QoS/CoS over next-generation networks.Axerra’s solutions enable the widest range of traditional business services, and maps themonto MPLS / Carrier Ethernet, cable HFC, xDSL, EPON/GPON, and WiMAX, creating afull-service alternative to TDM access and SDH backhaul. AXN Pseudo-Wire Gateways andAccess Devices enable a greater degree of efficiency in existing networks and a smoothmigration strategy to a single converged packet-based network without stranding any revenuestreams from legacy services.

“Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions are being utilized by Nissay in about 300 sites to provideservice delivery over a packet access network,” said Gil Itkin, VP Sales – APAC for AxerraNetworks. “With the addition of our Pseudo-Wire solutions, migrations such as the one justcompleted, can be accomplished no matter what legacy or emerging voice and data servicesare involved.”

Axerra Networks Inc.

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