AdventNet Web NMS Empowers UTStarcom's Netman™ Series Platforms

Pleasanton, California, January 20, 2004

AdventNet Inc., the leading provider of affordable network and systems management software announced today its relationship with UTStarcom, a leading global provider of wireline, wireless, optical and access switching solutions, with widespread deployment of its Netman NMS platform to manage wired and wireless network infrastructures powered by UTStarcom's iPAS, mSwitch, AN-2000 and IPDSLAM solutions. Netman has been deployed in some of the largest carriers in Asia including China, India and Japan.

"AdventNet's Web NMS has enabled UTStarcom to deliver a unified network management solution with an open standards based architecture. This aligns well with our open platform, open interface approach designed to offer the desired flexibility, scalability and a migration-ready solution," said Jerry Soloway, senior vice president of engineering for UTStarcom. "UTStarcom chooses suppliers very carefully since they can influence our competitiveness in the market place. One of the core ingredients of the relationship with a partner is the quality of support that is needed through out the product lifecycle - from development through deployment and migration. The quality of AdventNet support consistently met and exceeded our expectations".

With over 150 customers, Web NMS is the platform of choice for implementing element and network management solutions. Web NMS based applications have been deployed in a wide variety of domains like SONET, Ethernet, Multi-service, Soft switch, Cable/DSL, Wireless infrastructure and Storage.

"We congratulate UTStarcom on their success and look forward to establishing a solid footing in the Asian market by working closely with world-class customers like UTStarcom" - said Dr. Sridhar Vembu, CEO of AdventNet. "We are fully committed to the Asian market with offices in China and Japan and close relationships with various SI's and reseller partners. Out-of-the-box localization support for the Chinese and Japanese markets enables easy adoption and accelerates time-to-deployment".

About UTStarcom, Inc.

UTStarcom is a global leader in IP access networking solutions and international service and support. The company sells its wireline, wireless, optical and switching solutions to operators in both fast growth and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers to rapidly deploy revenue-generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California, the company has research and design operations in New Jersey, China, and India.

For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at

About AdventNet

Enabling Management Your Way™

AdventNet provides affordable software for management and provisioning of complex networks, systems and IT applications. With a broad product portfolio and an active customer base ranging from enterprises, equipment vendors and service providers, AdventNet has emerged as a very affordable and high-quality alternative to expensive software that is common in this industry.

AdventNet corporate office is located at Pleasanton, CA with offices in NJ, NH, India, China and Japan. It has a well-trained partner base around the globe and thousands of customers world-wide.

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