ADTRAN Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's 11th Annual Product of the Year Award

n-Command MSP Network Management Platform Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

ADTRAN Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's 11th Annual Product of the Year Award


n -Command MSP Network Management Platform Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (March 3, 2009) - ADTRAN, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN) announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine (www.itmag.com) has named ADTRAN's n -Command® MSP network management platform as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award.

n -Command MSP is a powerful, easy -to -use network management platform for remote monitoring and management of ADTRAN NetVanta or Total Access converged networking solutions. This Web -based platform simplifies new device deployment and enables Managed Service Providers (MSPs), service providers and enterprise IT organizations to deliver on Service Level Agreements (SLAs), improve customer service response times, reduce network downtimes and proactively monitor and report the performance of VoIP networks, all while reducing operational costs.

"We are pleased to receive this recognition from INTERNET TELEPHONY," said Tim Saunders, vice president, product management, ADTRAN Enterprise Networks Division. "n -Command MSP is an innovative approach to network management. This product allows network managers or service providers to simplify routine tasks, monitor network health and capture the power of innovative ADTRAN features like Voice Quality Monitoring all in a single platform, thus taking ease of use to a new level."

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to ADTRAN for their n -Command MSP. ADTRAN has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor -in -Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. "We're proud to honor their accomplishments in the advancement of IP communications and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

A full list of Product of the Year winners was published in the February 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, (www.itmag.com). INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™. For more information about TMC, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

About ADTRAN
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Widely deployed by carriers and enterprises alike, ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across copper, fiber, and wireless network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by every major U.S. service provider and many global ones, as well as by thousands of public, private and governmental organizations worldwide.

For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923 -8726) or via email at info@adtran.com. On the Web, visit www.adtran.com.




About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine
INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions -focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass -along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on -site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO and Communications Developer Conference.

For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.


ADTRAN:
Tammie Dodson
Public Relations Manager
256 -963 -6739
Tammie.dodson@adtran.com

TMC:
Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203 -852 -6800, ext. 228
jpierret@tmcnet.com





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