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– Evolutio becomes the first European provider to implement Ribbon’s C20 Virtual solution for its telecommunications services

The latest generation architecture allows Evolutio to carry out a continuous transformation of its network.

MADRID, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon CommunicationsInc. (NASDAQ: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications technology and optical IP networking solutions for many of the world’s largest critical infrastructure providers, organizations and operators to modernize and secure their networks, today announced that Evolutio, a company An expert in the integration of cloud services and solutions, she has updated her network with Ribbon’s Virtual C20 solution. In this way, Evolutio becomes the first European provider to implement it, guaranteeing a more robust call service.

“At Evolutio we are focused on innovating to provide a better service to our customers, which requires a lot of the technology in our network to move forward, with the amount of resources that this entails, both in terms of Opex and staff time. With movements like this, we align ourselves with the needs of our clients, providing them with the best offer and guaranteeing the most appropriate experience at each point of contact, both for them and for their users”, comments Juan Diego Barrado, CIO – CTO of Evolutio . “In this regard, Ribbon’s ability to upgrade us to the highest level of virtualized call control technology, without us having to start from scratch or retrain our team, is invaluable, while also helping us provides a more sustainable platform, which consumes less energy and is designed for future improvements,” he adds.

Ribbon’s Virtual C20 solution provides call control that operates on top of the latest technology architectures, while retaining the features of its predecessors, dating back in some cases more than three decades. Virtual C20 offers an unprecedented capacity to simultaneously accommodate multiple architectures (‘last mile architecture’, according to Anglo-Saxon terminology), allowing service providers to unify numerous central offices regardless of the brand or type of existing equipment. The scale and resilience of the C20 make it ideal for complete network transformations, whether immediate or long-term.

“We are proud that Evolutio trusts us to modernize their network and reduce costs,” said Steve McCaffery, Executive Vice President of Sales EMEA and APAC, Ribbon. “Our highly flexible Virtual C20 solution, together with our professional services teams, are an especially powerful and compelling example for the many service providers around the world still operating on legacy ‘switch’ platforms that have reached the end of its useful life. At Ribbon, we believe that Virtual C20 is a key solution in its ability to cost-effectively transform service provider networks without the need for massive infrastructure replacement,” adds mr. McCaffery.

Evolutio works to offer its clients the most appropriate option to achieve their goals, accompanying them throughout the journey of improvement and implementation of new technologies. With Virtual C20, the expert company in service integration continues to improve customer service, increase the efficiency of operations and significantly reduce costs.

About Evolution

Evolutio is an expert company in the integration of cloud services for the main multinational and domestic companies in the Spanish market. Its objective is to boost the agility, flexibility and capacity for innovation of its clients, helping them to achieve the maximum possible value from their business and accompanying them in their digitization process. Headquartered in Madrid, Evolutio owns a portfolio of assets in Spain that include more than 5,600 kilometers of network, 3 data centers and more than 6,200 virtual machines, 270 cybersecurity certifications, more than 1,000 highly qualified experts and heir to a track record with more than 30 years of experience in the sector. For more information, visit evolution.com

About Ribbon

Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) provides communications software and optical and IP networking solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure industries around the world. At Ribbon, we are deeply committed to our clients, helping them modernize their networks to improve their competitive positioning and business results in today’s intelligent, always-on, data-hungry world. Our innovative portfolio of end-to-end solutions delivers unprecedented scale, performance, and agility, including core-to-edge software-centric solutions, cloud-native offerings, cutting-edge security and analytics tools, along with networking solutions. IP and optics for 5G. We maintain a strong focus on our commitments to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, offering an annual sustainability report to our stakeholders. To learn more about Ribbon, visit rbbn.com.

Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information in this release contains forward-looking statements about future events that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this release, including those regarding the benefits expected from the use of Ribbon Communication products, are forward-looking statements. Ribbon Communications’ actual results may differ materially from those contemplated in any forward-looking statements. For more information about the risks and uncertainties associated with Ribbon Communications’ business, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of Ribbon Communications’ most recent annual or quarterly report filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements represent the views of Ribbon Communications only as of the date such statement is made and should not be relied upon to represent the views of Ribbon Communications as of any later date. While Ribbon Communications may choose to update forward-looking statements from time to time, Ribbon Communications specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

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