Mitel Wins ‘NFV Innovation of the Year’ Award

Network Visualization Industry Awards

LONDON, United Kingdom, June 9, 2015 – Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) today announced its Mavenir Mobile Division has won the ‘NFV Innovation of the Year’ award at the Network Virtualization and SDN World event in London.

This is the third Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Innovation award in 12 months for Mitel’s Mavenir Mobile virtualized solutions which have enabled leading mobile service providers to quickly offer innovative services such as VoLTE, VoWiFi and Rich Communications and messaging services.

Pardeep Kohli, President of Mitel’s Mavenir Mobile Division, said, “Service Providers are looking to NFV to not just virtualize, but revolutionize. The move to all-IP LTE and IMS networks based upon NFV/SDN architectures is definitely bringing revolutionary change to mobile networks and services.”

“We have consistently seen significant cost and time-to-market advantages for service providers with advancements such as NFV which enables fast, efficient rollout of network services and enhancements, with minimal disruption and easy scalability. Our customers are no longer tied to proprietary hardware solutions from large traditional vendors,” Pardeep concluded.