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Acme Packet to Participate in Key Industry Events in October

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Acme Packet to Participate in Key Industry Events in October08:00 EDT Thursday, September 30, 2010 BEDFORD, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, will participate in six industry events throughout the month of October, including IMS Global Congress, ITEXPO West, VIPeering Conference, Cloud Communications Summit, 4G Wireless Evolution, and 4G World. At the 4G Wireless Evolution Conference, October 4-6 in Los Angeles, Acme Packet will participate in a session on the evolution to a 4G infrastructure and ramifications for delivering voice and messaging services over LTE networks. Who: Kevin Mitchell, Director of Solutions MarketingWhat: “Giving Voice to 4G over LTE”When: Monday, October 4, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Also in October, Acme Packet, a gold sponsor, will speak at the VIPeering Conference in Los Angeles to discuss the different technologies and initiatives for the inevitable replacement of legacy PSTN interconnects as the communication industry migrates to all IP architecture and services. Who: Kevin Mitchell, Director of Solutions MarketingWhat: “Endgames for IP Interconnection”When: Tuesday, October 5, 2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Acme Packet will also have a speaker at the TMC Cloud Communications Summit from October 4-6 in Los Angeles. Acme Packet will address the architectures and enabling technologies required for businesses to successfully leverage cloud-based communications applications. Who: Chad Hart, Manager of Cloud Solutions & Market AnalysisWhat: “What Organizations Need to Know about Cloud Security”When: Wednesday, October 6, 12:45 p.m. From October 4-6, Acme Packet will participate in the ITEXPO West conference program in Los Angeles to discuss the diverse role of SBCs in the enterprise networks and the requirements for UC security. Who: Jim Donovan, Vice President of Enterprise Product ManagementWhat: “There's an SBC in Your Enterprise”When: Monday, October 4, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Who: Jim Donovan, Vice President of Enterprise Product ManagementWhat: “Security and Unified Communications: What You Need to Know”When: Wednesday, October 6, 1:45 - 2:30 p.m. In Brussels, Belgium, from October 4-5, Acme Packet will exhibit and attend the IMS Global Congress Conference. Acme Packet will participate in case studies, interactive discussions and demos of innovative applications—providing a forum for networking with peers, industry experts and solution vendors about the latest developments in IMS. Who: Don Troshynski, Director of Solutions ArchitectureWhat: “How Operators Can Leverage IMS to Delver IPTV Services”When: Tuesday, October 5, 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Later in the month, Acme Packet will participate at the 4G World Conference in Chicago from October 18-21. Acme Packet will focus the requirements to deliver voice and multimedia communications over LTE and WiMAX. The discussion will address the challenges in developing a standardized approach to delivering voice, network interoperability and the requirements for high quality service delivery. Who: Kevin Mitchell, Director of Solutions MarketingWhat: “Challenges and Options for Delivering Voice Over 4G Networks”When: Tuesday, October 19, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Acme Packet's Booth 316 can be found in the Main Hall and the company is also a sponsor of the 4G World Press & VIP Party on October 18 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the McCormick Place, West Building, Level 1 Room W-180. Members of the media interested in speaking with Acme Packet at any of these events should contact Ramya Kumaraswamy at 781.672.3147or rkumaraswamy@chenpr.com. 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 1,105 customers in 105 countries. They include 91 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 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, to our position in the session border control market, our expected financial and operating results, our ability to establish and maintain intellectual property rights, our ability to build and grow Acme Packet, the benefits and advantages of our products, including any enhancements or new features, services and programs, and our ability to achieve our goals, plans and objectives. Such forward-looking statements do not constitute guarantees of future performance and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These include, but are not limited to: difficulties in growing our 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, 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 our recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption “Risk Factors” in such filings.