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Masergy Named a Light Reading 2014 Leading Lights Awards Finalist

Global On Demand Network Modifications With Calendaring Options Captures Judges' Attention

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and cloud services, today announced its Intelligent Service Control (ISC) with global on-demand bandwidth and pre-scheduled calendaring options has been named as a finalist in the Light Reading 2014 Leading Lights awards program in the Most Innovative Enterprise Service category. The Leading Lights awards are the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program and focus on next-generation communications technologies, applications, services, and strategies.

Masergy's Intelligent Service Control (ISC) allows enterprise organizations to make real-time changes to their network service or pre-schedule bandwidth modifications to support high-data usage scenarios such as backup or replication, large multi-point high definition video conferencing calls, software updates and cloud computing resource allocations. Masergy ISC is available as a desktop application or a mobile app on iOS and Android platforms.

"Masergy was the first company to offer enterprises the ability to dynamically control their network services in real time through our award-winning Intelligent Service Control (ISC) application," said Tim Naramore, Masergy's Chief Technology Officer. "Driven by customer requests, we recently added the calendaring function, enabling customers to pre-define network modifications to closely align IT with their specific business needs. We are constantly adding new enhancements to our service and are proud that our innovation has been recognized by Light Reading."

Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre said, "The quality of the entries across all the categories was extremely high, resulting in a very compelling group of finalists. They also reflect the ongoing innovation we're all witnessing in the communications services and technology sectors."

Judging was conducted by Light Reading's editors and the analyst team from Heavy Reading (http://www.heavyreading.com).

The Leading Lights Awards winners will be announced at an awards dinner in Chicago on Tuesday, June 17, to coincide with the Big Telecom Event (http://www.bigtelecomevent.com/chicago/).

About Masergy
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Our managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service (UCaaS), security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete in the global marketplace. Masergy's patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of global enterprises rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. For more information about Masergy visit www.masergy.com or follow us on Twitter@Masergy, Blog, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Light Reading
Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 350,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day conferences each year for cable, mobile, and wireline executives across five continents.

Media Contacts:
Betsey Rogers
Public Relations
BridgeView Marketing for Masergy Communications
Tel: 603-886-7087
betsey@bridgeviewmarketing.com

Light Reading
Meryl Franzman
Beyond Words Communications Inc.
franzman@beyondwords.com
Tel: 617-739-1769

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