Aviat Ranked No. 1 Microwave Specialist by IHS Infonetics

Operator Survey Places Aviat First in 7 of 10 Categories among Microwave Specialists

Aug 04, 2015, 09:00 ET from Aviat Networks

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced that leading IT and telecom research organization IHS Infonetics recently named Aviat the No. 1 microwave-only specialist of radio solutions in the wireless networking infrastructure space based on its survey of incumbent, competitive and mobile operators. According to Infonetics' 2015 "Microwave Strategies and Vendor Leadership" survey, Aviat ranks No. 1 among all microwave specialists in seven of 10 categories and second in an eighth. Telecommunications service providers use the IHS Infonetics survey results as a part of their microwave vendor selection process.

"These rankings are based on a broad sample of 23 respondent operators, each being a significant user of microwave products," says Richard Webb, research director, mobile backhaul and small cells, Infonetics. "Aviat is highest ranked for security and well placed for product roadmap and solution breadth. Overall, this is one of the vendor's best showings in this report. Aviat Networks fared best of the microwave-only vendors."

According to the Infonetics survey, Aviat rates No.1 among microwave specialists in the most important categories of product reliability, service and support, management solutions, solution breadth and technology innovation.

"With these results, we continue to solidify our position as the No. 1 microwave specialist in the eyes of customers across the globe," says Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. "Being rated first in solution breadth and service and support also explains why we're firmly in the camp of effectively competing with the generalist equipment providers."

For more on the Infonetics microwave survey results, see http://www.aviatnetworks.com/number-one-microwave-specialist/.

About Aviat Networks Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW) is a leading global provider of microwave networking solutions transforming communications networks to handle the exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-Gigabit data services. With more than one million systems sold in over 140 countries, Aviat Networks provides LTE-proven microwave networking solutions to mobile operators, including some of the largest and most advanced 4G/LTE networks in the world. Public safety, utility, government and defense organizations trust Aviat Networks' solutions for their mission-critical applications where reliability is paramount. In conjunction with its networking solutions, Aviat Networks provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to effectively and seamlessly migrate to next-generation Carrier Ethernet/IP networks. For more than 50 years, customers have relied on Aviat Networks' high performance and scalable solutions to help them maximize their investments and solve their most challenging network problems. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Aviat Networks operates in more than 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.aviatnetworks.com or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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