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Nokia Siemens Networks to acquire carrier Ethernet specialist Atrica

October 25, 2007

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MUNICH and SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- With the intended acquisition of the Carrier Ethernet expert ATRICA, Nokia Siemens Networks is continuing its investments in the development of solutions and products for data-optimized networks. ATRICA is one of the leading providers of Carrier Ethernet solutions for Metropolitan Area Networks. The acquisition will allow Nokia Siemens Networks to offer end-to-end Carrier Ethernet Transport solutions that reduce the cost and complexity of data-optimized transport networks – from access to the core network.

The 180 Carrier Ethernet specialists at ATRICA will continue their work as part of Nokia Siemens Networks. ATRICA’s main strengths are an end-to-end Ethernet solution know-how with a comprehensive portfolio including Ethernet, CPE and EGDE products as well as an associated services provisioning platform. ATRICA is the first company to be acquired by Nokia Siemens Networks. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California (U.S.) and with a development center in Tel Aviv (Israel) ATRICA has over 40 customers including Orange Business Services, KVH and Optimum LightPath.

“The products of ATRICA and Nokia Siemens Networks complement each other perfectly. With these systems, we can offer end-to-end solutions that no other vendor has,” said Bernd Schumacher, Head of IP Transport. “The solutions and products will help our customers cut the complexity and related costs of data-optimized networks.”

Nokia Networks

Atrica Inc.

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