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February 28, 2012 - With Eclipse Strong Security Suite, network operators can build secure hybrid and all-packet microwave networks. Program ensures secure communications by encrypting entire connection, including payload and management traffic, over air with up to 256-bit AES encryption to prevent attacks and eavesdropping. Solution also incorporates Secure Management, which provides encryption and access control based on SNMPv3, TLS v1.2 secure tunneling, and RADIUS client for centralized user account management.

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Original Press Release

Aviat Networks Enhances Feature Set of Mission-Critical Microwave Communications Platform with Strong Security Suite

Press release date: February 21, 2012

Eclipse Now Industry's Most Complete Microwave Radio Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif., -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), a leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced availability of its Strong Security software suite for the Eclipse platform. Reinforcing its reputation for delivering mission-critical microwave radio systems over the past 50 years, Aviat Networks has released the most comprehensive set of security features to enable network operators to build more secure hybrid and all-packet microwave networks than ever before.

Network operators all over the world are now transitioning to IP, including mobile backhaul, public safety, utility and broadcast networks. The Eclipse Strong Security Suite offers a strengthened secure communication by encrypting the entire connection, including payload and management traffic, over the air with up to 256-bit AES encryption to prevent attacks and eavesdropping. Aviat Networks' Strong Security suite also incorporates Secure Management, which provides extensive security features including encryption and access control based on industry proven security standards, such as SNMPv3, TLS v1.2 secure tunneling, RADIUS client for centralized user account management and much more.

"Since 2005, we have been offering security to the microwave market in previous products. In fact, we have been a pioneer in building security into licensed microwave, and with the release of our Eclipse Strong Security, we offer the most comprehensive security suite in commercial microwave," says Shaun McFall, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Aviat Networks. "Eclipse is the only advanced Gigabit Ethernet microwave networking product that is an unrivalled solution considering its transmission and protection capabilities--we offer the only Carrier Ethernet platform that pulls together all aspects of throughput, network functionality, and security."

There has been increased pressure to implement security in networks. So it is essential to have a solution that covers all potential security weaknesses. Developed in close cooperation with major global Tier 1 Service Providers--as well as leaders in other industries such as critical infrastructure--the Eclipse Strong Security solution from Aviat Networks implements features that go beyond current standards to ensure the highest level of security unique in the microwave transmission market.

Aviat Networks will be at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, Nevada, located in Booth 8090, Feb. 22-23. Aviat Networks' senior product line manager Stephane Varin will also be speaking at IWCE on the topic of Strong Security in microwave networks during the expo.

For more information, please visit www.aviatnetworks.com or join the dialog at www.twitter.com/aviatnetworks.

About Aviat Networks
Aviat Networks, Inc. is a leader in microwave networking solutions. We apply innovation and IP networking expertise toward building a carrier class foundation for future mobile and fixed broadband networks. With more than 750,000 systems installed around the world, Aviat Networks has built a reputation as a leader in offering best-of-breed solutions including LTE-proven microwave backhaul and a complete portfolio of service and support options to public and private telecommunications operators worldwide. With a global reach and local presence in more than 46 countries, Aviat Networks works by the side of its customers allowing them to quickly and cost effectively seize new market and service opportunities. Aviat Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and is listed on NASDAQ (AVNW).

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