Aethera Networks(TM) Deploys NetSuite(R) to Manage International Expansion

    Deployment of leading, integrated on-demand business management
application suite for small and medium-sized businesses will help ensure
streamlined operations during expected rapid growth of Aethera Network's

    MONTREAL, August 20 /CNW/ - Aethera Networks(TM), a globally focused
company delivering agile solutions for multi-service access, edge aggregation
and wireless backhaul networking, announced today that it has deployed the
leading, integrated on-demand business management software suite, NetSuite, to
scale and streamline global operations as part of the company's international
expansion strategy. The integrated functionality of Aethera Networks' NetSuite
implementation provides a framework for operational excellence and enables
real-time reporting for customer service, finance and accounting, inventory
control and international sales management.

    Serving over 120 customers worldwide, Aethera Networks' multi-service
networking platforms have over 12 years of proven reliability backed by
premium customer service. With the recent introduction of the AEGIS-V network
portfolio headed by the AEX-200 micro-footprint Multi-Service Switching and
Provisioning Platform (micro-MSxP), Aethera Networks has strengthened its
comprehensive international solution portfolio to address the needs of service
providers, cable MSOs and wireless operators transitioning from TDM to
all-packet networks.

    NetSuite was selected to help ensure that Aethera Networks' responsive
customer service, growing international sales team and lean operations will
scale with the company's rapid expansion. The application suite's real-time,
multi-disciplinary reporting functionality will be used to ensure that
customers ranging from regional operators to international telecommunications
providers continue to receive the same level of personalized service and
product reliability Aethera Networks' has delivered to date.

    "Our AEGIS-V platform has accelerated the significance of Aethera
Networks' solutions in international markets, with flexible support for legacy
TDM, next generation SDH / SONET, and MEF-certified Carrier Ethernet services
for metro, access and backhaul networking applications," explained Sami Yazdi,
President and CEO of Aethera Networks. "As we continue to focus on
international growth, NetSuite will help ensure that we execute with
operational excellence and keep our distributed sales and support teams in

    "Aethera Networks fits a typical NetSuite customer profile - a
fast-growing company that needs scalability and wants the convenience of
logging in from anywhere and having their business operations integrated in
one application," said Jay O'Connor, Senior Vice President, Worldwide
Marketing, NetSuite, Inc. "We're excited Aethera Networks chose NetSuite and
look forward to watching them grow and expand internationally, as they take
their business to the next level."

    About Aethera Networks(TM) Inc.

    Access the Edge(TM) - Aethera Networks(TM) is a globally focused company
delivering multi-service access, edge aggregation and backhaul networking
solutions. The future-proofed Aegis-V(TM) platform enables service providers
to transition from legacy to converged network architectures that seamlessly
deliver TDM and packet-based services to their customers. Featuring a
comprehensive MEF-certified Carrier Ethernet optimized & SONET/SDH networking
portfolio built on the uFlex(TM) multi-service architecture, Aethera Networks'
solutions deliver unparalleled performance, scalability, resilience and
economy in converged traffic access and edge aggregation applications
including high performance metro networking, 3G / 4G wireless and FTTx/DSL/HFC

    Aethera Networks(TM) is a privately owned company headquartered in
Montreal, Canada with an installed base of tens of thousands of carrier-class
nodes delivering large-scale triple-play, wireless and data networking
services. By providing customer-driven, carrier-class solutions and quality
support for over 12 years, Aethera has established a global spectrum of
clients including premier telcos, Cable MSOs and mobile operators.

    For more information about Aethera Networks(TM) and how our products help
you Access the Edge(TM) please visit:

    About Netsuite, Inc.

    NetSuite, Inc. is a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business
application suites for small and medium-sized businesses. NetSuite enables
companies to manage core key business operations in a single system, which
includes accounting/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship
Management (CRM), and Ecommerce. Finally, NetSuite's patent-pending "real-time
dashboard" technology provides an easy-to-use view into up-to-date,
role-specific business information. For more information, visit

    Aethera Networks, AEX-200, AEX-150, AEX-50, "Access the Edge", uFlex, and
AEGIS-V are trademarks of Aethera Networks, Inc. MEF is a registered trademark
of the Metro-Ethernet Forum. All other trademarks used in this document are
the property of their respective owners.

For further information:

For further information: Aethera Networks Scott Sumner, Director of
Marketing, 514-421-8932

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