Mitel Wins 'NFV Innovation of the Year' Award

LONDON, June 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

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.

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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.

About Mitel

A global market leader powering more than 2 billion business connections and 2 billion mobile subscribers every day, Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) helps businesses and mobile operators connect, collaborate and take care of their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve more than 60 million business users in more than 100 countries, and 130 service providers including 15 of the top 20 mobile carriers in the world.

Mitel's Mavenir business unit provides mobile and enterprise solutions that enable operators and businesses to deliver next generation communication services. We have a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products that include IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and Session Border Controller (SBC). Our solutions, based on the award-winning mOne® software platform, leverage NFV and SDN technologies for deployments on cloud-based infrastructure.

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