World Wide Packets Awards Imtech Telecom ‘European Systems Integrator Of The Year’

London, United Kingdom, October 20, 2007 --( Imtech Telecom, a technical services provider that specialises in the design, build and maintenance of next generation networks, has been awarded European Systems Integrator of the Year by World Wide Packets (WWP), the leading provider of carrier Ethernet solutions. The award recognises Imtech Telecom’s capability and success in selling, deploying and integrating World Wide Packets’ LightningEdge range of Ethernet-based solutions.

Imtech Telecom plays an integral role in rolling out World Wide Packets’ leading Ethernet-based solutions to service providers and private network operators across Europe, through its dedicated Ethernet sales, technical and engineering team. Most recently, the systems integrator has successfully launched WWP’s new LightningEdge 3300 (LE-3300) Service Aggregation Switch and is undertaking a major implementation within a large private operator’s next generation Ethernet-based service.

Andy Charalambous, Vice President EMEA Sales at World Wide Packets, said: “Imtech has been instrumental in generating market share for WWP across Europe and their knowledge and experience of the market has been invaluable to the development of our product roadmap. This award is a testimony to Imtech’s service delivery and proven track record.”

The World Wide Packets LightningEdge suite of Carrier Ethernet solutions offers service providers the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of revenue-generating Ethernet services. Imtech Telecom has offered the LightningEdge product suite as part of its technology portfolio since 2003. The company also offers a range of value-added network services through its Connect managed services programme, including consultancy, design, installation, operations and maintenance, and project management.

James Morgan, managing director of Imtech Telecom UK, added: “Today’s businesses and consumers are demanding ever faster and more cost-effective services. By offering World Wide Packets’ LightningEdge portfolio, we can ensure European service providers can take advantage of Carrier Ethernet solutions that will allow them to reduce costs for their customers without compromising on quality of service.”


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About Imtech Telecom -

Imtech Telecom is a leading technical services provider in telecoms and broadcasting and specialises in the design, build, installation and maintenance of carrier class networks for Service Providers. The technical services provider combines consultancy expertise, technical knowledge, industry experience and best of breed technologies to optimise next generation networks for Service Provider customers, enabling them to increase ARPU, lower operating expenditure and develop new revenue streams.

Imtech Telecom UK works with some of Europe’s leading service providers, cable operators, carriers and private operators, such as NTT, FLAG Telecom, PIPEX, Easynet, Plusnet, Bulldog, ntl:, Telewest, and Lancaster University. The company partners with best of breed network vendors including Juniper Networks, Lucent Technologies, Ciena, World Wide Packets, StreamShield and Ellacoya.

Imtech Telecom is headquartered in The Netherlands, with offices in the UK, Sweden, Belgium and Germany. The company is a subsidiary of Imtech N.V., Imtech N.V. is a European technical services provider in the field of electrical engineering, ICT and mechanical engineering. With approximately 14,500 employees, Imtech realizes annual revenues of 2,4 billion euro. Imtech holds strong positions in the buildings, industry, marine, infrastructure and telecoms markets in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK and is also active in Eastern Europe. Imtech shares are listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange (Amsterdam), where Imtech is included in the Amsterdam SmallCap Index (AScX) and the Next 150 index.
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