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Acme Packet Schedules Enterprise Seminar Series: Deploying SIP Services Successfully

<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>Learn how to overcome the significant challenges of integrating SIP trunking, video conferencing, unified communications, contact centers and hosted cloud communication services</i> </p>

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Acme Packet Schedules Enterprise Seminar Series: Deploying SIP Services Successfully08:33 EDT Wednesday, April 28, 2010 BURLINGTON, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, today announced the launch of the Acme Packet enterprise seminar series, Deploying SIP Services Successfully, kicking off in San Francisco on May 20, continuing on to New York, May 25, Chicago, May 26 and ending in Washington, D.C., on June 2. The goal of this series is to educate enterprises, contact centers and government agencies about the significant challenges of integrating SIP trunking, video conferencing, unified communications, contact centers and hosted cloud communication services, and the role of session border control in ensuring interoperability, security, quality, availability, and regulatory compliance. “Today, enterprise CIOs are pressured to foster business agility, boost employee efficiency, improve customer service and reduce costs. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is the key enabling technology for the advanced IP communications solutions required to meet these goals,” said Seamus Hourihan, executive vice president of marketing and product management for Acme Packet. “Seminar attendees will learn how to overcome the problems that could prevent realizing the significant cost savings and productivity gains of SIP-based applications and services.” The half-day seminar will feature presentations on solutions for SIP trunking, contact centers, video conferencing, and unified communications, as well as SIP-based service provider offerings. The target audience is the broad range of IT professionals that need to understand the issues and pitfalls involved in implementing these solutions, including CTOs, IT directors, network engineers and telecom managers. Registration for the enterprise seminar series is now open on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on attending the event, visit http://www.acmepacket.com/sipseminar. About Acme Packet: Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, enables the delivery of trusted, first-class interactive communications – voice, video and multimedia sessions – and data services across IP network borders. Our Net-Net family of session border controllers, multiservice security gateways and session routing proxies supports multiple applications in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks--from VoIP trunking to hosted enterprise and residential services to fixed-mobile convergence. They satisfy critical security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in wireline, cable and wireless networks; and support multiple protocols--SIP, H.323, MGCP/NCS, H.248 and RTSP--and multiple border points--service provider access and interconnect, and enterprise access and trunking. Over 10,000 Acme Packet systems have been deployed by more than 1000 customers in over 105 countries. They include 90 of the top 100 service providers in the world; and 11 of the Fortune 25. For more information, contact us at +1 781.328.4400, or visit www.acmepacket.com. Acme Packet, Inc. Safe Harbor Statement Statements contained herein that are not historical fact may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements may relate, among other things, the benefits and features of sessions border controllers, the ability to facilitate service and support and to secure large enterprise networks, as well as Acme Packet's expected range and reach into new markets and its relationships with new customers, distributions channel and product partners. Such forward-looking statements do not constitute guarantees of future performance and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These include, but are not limited to: difficulties expanding its customer base; difficulties leveraging market opportunities; difficulties providing solutions that meet the needs of customers; poor product sales; long sales cycles; difficulty developing new products; difficulty in relationships with vendors and partners; higher risk in international operations; difficulty managing rapid growth; difficulty managing its financial performance; its ability to hire and retain employees and appropriately staff its operations; its cash needs; the impact of new accounting pronouncements and increased competition. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or suggested in any forward-looking statements are contained in the Company's recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption “Risk Factors” in such filings.