Pacnet Earns Key Accolade in CeBit Australia Business Award for Its Pioneering Pacnet Enabled Network

HONG KONG, 7 May 2014Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions in the Asia-Pacific region today announced that it was awarded the Innovation Award by CeBIT.Au Business Awards for outstanding achievements in the Information and Communications Technology industry.

The CeBIT Innovation Award went to Pacnet for its recently launched Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN). PEN is designed to help enterprise and carrier customers rapidly and cost-effectively create the foundation of a virtual, integrated data centre. It is a fully automated software-defined networking (SDN) solution that provides a flexible and scalable service platform that is agile and has the ability to lower the total cost of network operations for its customers.

“The award is testament to our commitment to providing customers with a solution which supports both business and technology innovation,” said Jim Fagan, President of Managed Services, Pacnet. “It also recognises the exceptionally talented team that we have built across the Asia-Pacific region to support high-performance and cloud-ready networks with an industry leading solution which in turn supports our goal to consistently exceed market expectations around customer satisfaction.”

PEN brings cloud provisioning to the network, enabling customers to self-provision and configure their network resources instantly, controlling performance and quality of service requirements under a flexible pricing model and industry-leading SLAs.

Customers of PEN, include companies spanning the IT, logistics, manufacturing and financial services sectors in countries such as Australia, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong and the U.S. With PEN, customers can provision network services between two locations in minutes without going through the traditional, long lead, manual provisioning process.

The CeBIT.AU Business Award for Innovation recognises organisations that have made significant contributions to their industry through the introduction of a new idea, method, technology, process or application resulting in social, environmental and/or economic benefits.

Notes to editors

  • Pacnet is represented at the CeBit Australia at Stand D11, from 5-7 May, 2014
  • Nigel Stitt, CEO of ANZ, Pacnet, will be speaking at EGOVERNMENT 2014 of CeBit Australia on 7 May at 2.20pm. For more information about the event, please visit:

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About Pacnet
Pacnet is Asia-Pacific’s leading provider of managed data connectivity solutions to major telecommunications carriers, large multinational enterprises and government entities. Ownership of the region’s most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to interconnected data centers across 14 cities in the Asia-Pacific region gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers in key markets including China, India, Japan and the United States. Combined with a comprehensive set of managed network and value-added data center services, its assets and experience in the region help Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including Fortune 500 companies. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in the Asia-Pacific region and North America. For more information, please visit:

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