AT&T Recognized by Top Analyst Firm in Four Key Networking Technology Areas

Nemertes Research Grants AT&T PilotHouse Awards in Carrier Ethernet, Internet Access, Managed Router, and SIP Trunking Services

Aug 16, 2011, 08:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AT&T* announced that it has been recognized by analysts firm, Nemertes Research in four key areas. AT&T was recognized as one of the top providers in  the 2011 Nemertes PilotHouse awards in Carrier Ethernet Services(1), Internet Access Services(2), Managed Router Services(3) and Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) Trunking Services(4).

Nemertes Research conducts the PilotHouse Award Program annually. Vendors are not nominated; rather, any vendor is eligible to receive ratings. Nemertes issues awards to vendors based on their market presence in the specific technology area being rated. For the 2011 awards, approximately 2,000 IT executives rated their vendors and service providers on technology, customer service, and value in 22 technology areas.

The AT&T Global IP Network

When it comes to offering network services, AT&T can offer businesses a more synchronized experience as single point-of-contact. Services such as Ethernet, Business DSL, Router Services, and AT&T IP Flexible Reach are all built into the scalable, reliable AT&T global IP Network, and can easily integrate with an AT&T IP VPN solution. AT&T has visibility and control over the network and can provide all of these services with a high level of security and with 99.99% availability.

The robust AT&T network handles an average of more than 23.7 petabytes of data traffic on an average business day, and includes more than 886,000 fiber route miles worldwide. Moreover, AT&T provides MPLS-based IP services to 182 countries over 3,800 service nodes, and Wi-Fi access from more than 135,000 hotspots in 87 countries.

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(1) Nemertes Research, 2011 Annual PilotHouse Award for Carrier Ethernet Services, August 2011.

(2) Nemertes Research, 2011 Annual PilotHouse Award for Internet Access Services, August 2011.

(3) Nemertes Research, 2011 Annual PilotHouse Award for Managed Router Services, August 2011.

(4) Nemertes Research, 2011 Annual PilotHouse Award for SIP Trunking Services, August 2011.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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