Sonus Networks Selects Flextronics for Manufacturing and Reverse Logistics Services

July 28, 2011

SINGAPORE, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) and Sonus Networks (NASDAQ: SONS), a leader in IP networking and session border control infrastructure, today announced that Flextronics will provide manufacturing including PCBA and systems integration, order fulfillment, and reverse logistics services to support the production of all Sonus Networks' products including media gateways, and the GSX Gateways and NBS session border controller product lines.

Sonus selected Flextronics, a global leading electronics manufacturing services provider (EMS) and trusted partner, as its end-to-end manufacturing partner for production, order fulfillment, new product development and post-manufacturing logistic services.

"Sonus Networks is a new customer with innovative, industry-leading technology, which further broadens our expertise and portfolio offering in the networking solutions industry," said Michael Clarke, group president of Flextronics Integrated Network Solutions. "The growing market of session border control is dynamic and competitive, with industry experts expecting strong revenue growth in this space. We look forward to working with Sonus Networks and providing them with our renowned world-class manufacturing end-to-end solutions."

"As a strategic partner, Flextronics will enable Sonus to scale up to meet growing demand for our product lines both domestically and internationally," said Gale England, vice president of product operations for Sonus. "We chose Flextronics based on the company's operational excellence and its ability to provide all aspects of our manufacturing and services needs."

Initial work is scheduled to begin at Flextronics' Austin, Texas facility in August.

About Flextronics

Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit

About Sonus Networks

Sonus Networks, Inc. is a leader in IP networking with proven expertise in delivering secure, reliable and scalable next-generation infrastructure and subscriber solutions. With customers in over 50 countries across the globe and over a decade of experience in transforming networks to IP, Sonus has enabled service providers and enterprises to capture and retain users and generate significant ROI. Sonus products include media and signaling gateways, policy/routing servers, session border controllers and subscriber feature servers. Sonus products are supported by a global services team with experience in design, deployment and maintenance of some of the world's largest and most complex IP networks. For more information visit:

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