Virtela Nominated for the 2009 CSIA Apex Awards

May 26, 2009

Innovation in Network Service Delivery Leads to Recognition

DENVER, May 26 /PRNewswire/ — Virtela, the global network solutions company, today announced it has been nominated for the 2009 Apex Awards, the prestigious technology awards recognizing outstanding accomplishments and leadership by Colorado’s advanced technology companies and professionals. The winners will be announced on June 9, 2009 at the 9th annual Apex Awards.

Since the program’s inception in 2000, CSIA’s Apex Awards have expressed well-deserved recognition for the numerous technology company success stories and technical advancements produced in Colorado. Presented in six categories for companies and five categories for professionals, the awards recognize success, innovation, vision, leadership, excellent customer support and community contributions.

“Virtela is capitalizing on our original multi-carrier network innovation to deliver a new paradigm for the industry: Network as a Service, which applies the on-demand approach to networking and helps IT become a more strategic part of the business,” said Virtela CEO Steve King. “The Apex Awards recognize the combination of past achievements, current market success and future vision, and we’re honored to be named a nominee for this award on the basis of our strong track record in all of these areas.”

Virtela leverages hundreds of network infrastructures worldwide while owning select network assets that ensure optimal performance and resiliency. Virtela’s commitment to Network as a Service (NaaS) continues to drive the industry forward with fast, secure and reliable connectivity when, where and how customers demand it.

“Colorado has many success stories, and it’s important to recognize the companies and professionals that drive the Colorado technology industry,” said CSIA President Su Hawk. “Our Apex Awards provide the industry a once-a-year opportunity to celebrate their success, and generate awareness around these notable companies, which include Virtela.”

About Virtela

Virtela Communications Inc. delivers award-winning network and security solutions to many of the world’s largest and fastest-growing multinational companies. Currently serving customers across six continents, Virtela’s network reach spans more than 190 countries. Virtela’s unique Global Service Fabric(SM) offers the foundation for delivering critical applications via the company’s acclaimed service methodology, with a services suite that includes MPLS- and IP-based virtual private networks (VPNs), security services, remote monitoring and management of WAN/LAN infrastructure, and converged services (data, video, voice).

Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with redundant Network Operations Centers in Mumbai, India and Manila, Philippines. Virtela is a member of Juniper Networks’ (Nasdaq: JNPR) Managed Network Solutions Preferred Alliance Program. For more information, please call +1 (720) 475-4000 or visit www.virtela.com.

About CSIA:

CSIA is Colorado’s Technology Association and works on behalf of the entire technology industry in Colorado; providing connections, insight, advocacy, and competitive edge programs and services to help technology companies succeed and prosper. CSIA is involved in legislative issues and public policy to ensure this large industry is represented. CSIA also provides a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. www.coloradotechnology.org

SOURCE Virtela Communications Inc.

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