Glenayre Pioneers Next-Generation Messaging Solutions On Red Hat Linux Operating System

Unified Communications and Voice Services Applications

Available on Cost-Effective, Open Platform



Mar 19, 2002, 00:00 ET from Glenayre Technologies, Inc.

    ORLANDO, Fla. and ATLANTA, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 CTIA Wireless 2002, Booth 3362 -- Glenayre Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:   GEMS)
 a leading global provider of advanced and next-generation communications
 solutions, today announced it is one of the first companies to offer carrier-
 grade messaging solutions on the Linux operating system.  Red Hat will provide
 consulting, engineering, development and customer services and support to help
 Glenayre implement Versera(TM) Solutions on the Red Hat Linux operating
 system.  Glenayre will launch its premiere Linux-based messaging solution in
 the second quarter of 2002.
     "Glenayre is proud to be one of the first communications suppliers to
 support open-standards based communications services on the Red Hat Linux
 operating system," said Rolf Madson, Vice President of Product Management
 for Glenayre.  "We will leverage Red Hat's Linux proficiencies, combine it
 with our own messaging expertise and deliver our customers a 'best-in-breed'
 next-generation voice services solution unlike any other on the market
 today.  Glenayre's solutions will protect service providers' existing
 capital investment by providing a cost-effective migration to IP-based
 solutions as messaging technology continues to evolve."
     "Red Hat Linux is a natural environment for high-end communication
 solutions.  Its stability and performance is a perfect fit for Glenayre's
 communications products and platforms," said Mark de Visser, Vice President
 of Marketing, Red Hat.  "We are delighted that Glenayre has chosen Red Hat
 as its open source partner, and we look forward to offering our unmatched
 technical expertise and service to help Glenayre deliver a stable, secure
 solution to its customers."
 
     About Versera Solutions:
     Glenayre's Versera solution suite includes enhanced messaging and
 communications solutions that enable multimodal access and management of
 voice, fax and e-mail messages, as well as information services.  Versera
 solutions include real-time call management, Constant Touch(R) on number
 services, dial-by-voice and other voice-enabled applications.  These
 carrier-grade applications run on the Versera Dynamic Architecture, an open,
 JAVA-based platform.  The Versera Dynamic Architecture is designed to meet
 carrier needs for high reliability, scalability and rapid deployment of new
 services.
 
     About Glenayre:
     Glenayre is a global provider of enhanced services and unified
 communications solutions for service providers including wireless, fixed
 network, ISP and broadband.  Glenayre has more than 500 employees in 14
 locations worldwide.  Glenayre systems are designed on open platforms with a
 standards-based architecture supporting IP and traditional telephony
 networks for an evolution from 2G to 2.5G and 3G services.  More than 200
 service providers in over 60 countries have deployed Glenayre messaging
 solutions for voice, fax and e-mail messaging, including one-number
 services, voice navigation and voice dialing, mailbox out-dialing and
 one-touch call return.  Glenayre, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, has been
 providing carrier-grade communications solutions for the global market for
 over 40 years.  For more information, please visit www.Glenayre.com .
 
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    ORLANDO, Fla. and ATLANTA, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 CTIA Wireless 2002, Booth 3362 -- Glenayre Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:   GEMS)
 a leading global provider of advanced and next-generation communications
 solutions, today announced it is one of the first companies to offer carrier-
 grade messaging solutions on the Linux operating system.  Red Hat will provide
 consulting, engineering, development and customer services and support to help
 Glenayre implement Versera(TM) Solutions on the Red Hat Linux operating
 system.  Glenayre will launch its premiere Linux-based messaging solution in
 the second quarter of 2002.
     "Glenayre is proud to be one of the first communications suppliers to
 support open-standards based communications services on the Red Hat Linux
 operating system," said Rolf Madson, Vice President of Product Management
 for Glenayre.  "We will leverage Red Hat's Linux proficiencies, combine it
 with our own messaging expertise and deliver our customers a 'best-in-breed'
 next-generation voice services solution unlike any other on the market
 today.  Glenayre's solutions will protect service providers' existing
 capital investment by providing a cost-effective migration to IP-based
 solutions as messaging technology continues to evolve."
     "Red Hat Linux is a natural environment for high-end communication
 solutions.  Its stability and performance is a perfect fit for Glenayre's
 communications products and platforms," said Mark de Visser, Vice President
 of Marketing, Red Hat.  "We are delighted that Glenayre has chosen Red Hat
 as its open source partner, and we look forward to offering our unmatched
 technical expertise and service to help Glenayre deliver a stable, secure
 solution to its customers."
 
     About Versera Solutions:
     Glenayre's Versera solution suite includes enhanced messaging and
 communications solutions that enable multimodal access and management of
 voice, fax and e-mail messages, as well as information services.  Versera
 solutions include real-time call management, Constant Touch(R) on number
 services, dial-by-voice and other voice-enabled applications.  These
 carrier-grade applications run on the Versera Dynamic Architecture, an open,
 JAVA-based platform.  The Versera Dynamic Architecture is designed to meet
 carrier needs for high reliability, scalability and rapid deployment of new
 services.
 
     About Glenayre:
     Glenayre is a global provider of enhanced services and unified
 communications solutions for service providers including wireless, fixed
 network, ISP and broadband.  Glenayre has more than 500 employees in 14
 locations worldwide.  Glenayre systems are designed on open platforms with a
 standards-based architecture supporting IP and traditional telephony
 networks for an evolution from 2G to 2.5G and 3G services.  More than 200
 service providers in over 60 countries have deployed Glenayre messaging
 solutions for voice, fax and e-mail messaging, including one-number
 services, voice navigation and voice dialing, mailbox out-dialing and
 one-touch call return.  Glenayre, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, has been
 providing carrier-grade communications solutions for the global market for
 over 40 years.  For more information, please visit www.Glenayre.com .
 
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