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128 Technology and Black Box Announce Global Partnership

By 128 Technology
February 5, 2018


Pair to Announce New Capabilities, Demo Combined Offering at AFCEA’s WEST Conference

BURLINGTON, Mass. and PITTSBURGH, Pa. – February 5, 2018 – 128 Technology, the Session Smart routing company, and Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), the trusted digital partner for enterprises across the globe, today announced a partnership which includes joint sales and marketing activities. Together the two companies plan to offer customers next generation SD-WAN solutions that dramatically improve operational readiness and security while increasing end-user satisfaction at a fraction of the cost of traditional networking solutions.

Executives from 128 Technology and Black Box will be at the AFCEA-sponsored WEST 2018 (Booth 2422) held at the San Diego Convention Center from February 6-8, 2018. WEST 2018 is the premier Armed Forces conference and exposition on the West Coast that brings together thousands of military, government and industry leaders.

“We’re excited to work with 128 Technology, the clear leader in session-oriented, service-centric, software-based routing solutions,” said Chris Meilhammer,  Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Black Box Government Solutions. “Our customers – both government and commercial – are searching for solutions to help solve their growing challenges in the areas of network transformation, scalability, security, and remote connectivity through LTE and satellite. The value 128 Technology brings in the areas of hypersegmentation, secure vector routing, session migration, load balancing and security enables us to solve critical networking challenges for our customers while accelerating the overall growth of our business.”

“Our partnership with Black Box is an important step for us as we expand our leadership position,” said Andy Ory, Chief Executive Officer of 128 Technology.  “It also validates the market opportunity for our solutions in the federal market and joins us with a clear market leader for government and commercial customers around the world. The longer-term potential of this partnership is boundless.”


About 128 Technology

For businesses held back by the complexity of their networks, 128 Technology routing software simplifies everything with its revolutionary Session Smart Technology. To learn more about 128 Technology’s unique approach to networking, visit www.128technology.com, and follow the company on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook.

About Black Box

Black Box (NASDAQ: BBOX) is The Trusted Digital Partner. With more than 40 years of experience connecting people and devices, we are dedicated to helping clients embrace the intelligent edge and enable their digital transformation. Our award-winning products and service connect you with your customers, your team, and the world.  Every day, our customers trust us to design, deploy, and manage their digital needs including retail IoT solutions, healthcare, and mission-critical control room infrastructures across commercial enterprise and governmental organizations. With a global presence of more than 3,400 team members we make digital transformation possible whether at one location or hundreds.  To learn more, visit the Black Box website at http://www.blackbox.com.

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