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Cisco Honors Aricent Group with 2012 Supplier Excellence in Quality Award

Aricent Group recognized for consistently exceeding expectations on high-quality standards, practices and methodologies

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aricent Group, a global innovation and technology services company, today announced that the company has received the 2012 Supplier Excellence in Quality Award from Cisco. This accolade, presented by Cisco at the 3rd annual Supplier Days Event, recognizes Aricent for providing solutions and products of the highest quality to Cisco, and for striving to exceed Cisco's expectations for high-quality standards, practices and methodologies.

"Over the past year, Aricent has worked on multiple projects with Cisco and their focus on quality and reliability has helped Cisco to deliver a high-value experience to our customers," said Rob Falivene, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Cisco.

At the Supplier Days Event, Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2012. Cisco celebrated the shared successes of its global value chain with strategic suppliers and reaffirmed its commitment to a strong, continued partnership that will further accelerate innovation.

"Aricent's track record of service, quality and success starts with our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees and the fact that we commit a quality team from the beginning of each project to enable them to build a strong relationship with the customer," said C.P. Murali, Executive Vice President and General Manager at Aricent Group. "This award, coming from the world leader in the communications industry, makes me very proud to be part of a team that is driven to deliver outstanding customer satisfaction. To receive it from Cisco, where quality standards are set at the highest level in our industry, makes it even more distinctive."

About the Aricent Group
The Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company that helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the connected world. Bringing together the communications technology expertise of Aricent with the creative vision and user experience prowess of frog, the Aricent Group provides a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering, and systems integration. The client base includes communications service providers, equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, device makers, and many other Fortune 500 brands. The company's investors are Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Delta Partners, and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

For more information, visit www.aricent.com and follow the Aricent Group on Twitter @aricent

Aricent® is a trademark of Aricent Inc., in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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