AT&T Announces New Global Contract with Aeroflex Incorporated
AT&T Voice and Network Services Will Create Custom Solution for the High-End Technology Company's 30 Locations
Plainview, New York, May 10, 2007
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced a new contract with Aeroflex Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARXX), a global multifaceted technology company that develops a diverse range of microelectronic test and measurement products and that markets these products to aerospace, defense, cellular and broadband communications customers. Under the terms of the three-year contract, AT&T will serve as the primary networking-services provider for Aeroflex, delivering Virtual Private Network (VPN), Remote Access, VOIP, hosting and security services.
With locations in the U.S. and Europe, Aeroflex Incorporated selected AT&T to create a customized globally managed VPN incorporating ANIRA, a remote access VPN to core data services. Aeroflex Incorporated will further use AT&T Hosting and Firewall Security services, as well as AT&T's Secure E-Mail Gateway. Implementing a common communications architecture across the company, combined with a companywide e-mail application, enables further collaboration among locations and leverages existing applications.
"We are confident that AT&T's solution will support our ultimate goal to create a global managed network to help us more effectively manage our business and processes," said Tony Deluca, chief information officer of Aeroflex Incorporated. "We were impressed by the depth and value of AT&T's technology, as well as its comprehension of our business, which is apparent in the innovative solutions that AT&T provided in order to match our needs. We look forward to our new partnership and the resulting benefits to Aeroflex, our customers and our suppliers."
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About Aeroflex Incorporated
Aeroflex Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARXX) is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defense, cellular and broadband communications markets. The Company's diverse technologies allow it to design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of test, measurement and microelectronic products. The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ National Market System under the symbol ARXX and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Additional information concerning Aeroflex Incorporated can be found on the Company's Web site: www.aeroflex.com.
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