ADC Exhibits TrueNet Solutions at BICSI Winter Conference; ADC Mobile Exhibit Begins National Tour in Florida

ADC Exhibits TrueNet Solutions at BICSI Winter Conference; ADC Mobile Exhibit Begins National Tour in Florida

MINNEAPOLIS — ADC (Nasdaq:ADCT)(www.adc.com) today announced that it will feature the company’s new TrueNet(R) Structured Cabling Solutions at this year’s BICSI Winter Conference. ADC will exhibit at the conference at Booth Nos. 700/702, January 24-27, 2005. TrueNet is an integrated portfolio of industry-leading enterprise network solutions combining proven cable, connectivity, and cable management solutions for fiber, 10 Gigabit Ethernet over UTP copper, and Category 6/5e from the data center to the desktop.

“This year’s BICSI Winter Conference is of critical importance to ADC,” said Bob Kenny, vice president of Global Enterprise Product Management for ADC. “Not only are we exhibiting our TrueNet solution for the first time, but we are presenting a complete portfolio of networking solutions designed for our Enterprise customer base. This conference gives ADC a great venue to demonstrate the breadth of our product lines.”

In addition, ADC will display its 2005 Mobile Exhibit at the BICSI Conference. The conference, held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, in Orlando, becomes the first stop of a 100-plus-city tour, which ADC will conduct in 2005.

The 48-foot-long trailer features ADC’s latest equipment solutions and services including:

–TrueNet Structured Cabling

–OmniReach(R) Fiber-to-the-X Equipment

–Professional Services

–Carrier Metro Data Services Networking

–Wireless Coverage and Capacity Optimization Solutions

–HDSL Access Solutions Including ADC’s LoopStar Wi-Fi Offering

–Secondary Power Distribution Solutions

On Jan. 28, the exhibit will begin traveling through the Southeastern U.S., and then proceed to cities in the Southwest and West regions of the United States as well as the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The exhibit will complete its tour in September 2005.

Special ADC Events/Speakers at BICSI Winter Conference

In addition to the floor exhibit and traveling exhibit at this year’s BICSI Conference, three ADC speakers will be featured during the conference:

–ADC will host a special luncheon on Tuesday, January 25 to discuss 10GigE over UTP. The event, which starts at noon in the Naples Room, will feature Bob Kenny who will address ADC’s latest technical innovations.

–Also on Tuesday, January 25, David Percival, RCDD and senior systems engineer for ADC, will present “Data Center Design 101.” This general session is scheduled for 2 – 2:45 p.m. in the Osceola Ballroom.

–Tim Takala, director of Enterprise technologies at ADC, will present in the Product Forum Theater on Tuesday, January 25 at 6:15 p.m. His presentation, “CopperTen – A Year Since Launch,” will focus on ADC’s CopperTen(R) offering which is now installed and running data networks around the world. CopperTen is the world’s first UTP structured cabling system with the necessary characteristics to enable 10Gbps Ethernet transmission over a full 100 meters.

The BICSI Winter Conference is designed to bring attendees up-to-date information about the information transport systems (ITS) industry. The audience includes professionals from around the globe, ranging from practitioners to end users. Approximately 4,000 people attend the Winter Conference each year along with more than 200 exhibitors.

About ADC

ADC provides the connections for wireline, wireless, cable, broadcast, and enterprise networks around the world. ADC’s innovative network infrastructure equipment and professional services enable high-speed Internet, data, video, and voice services to residential, business and mobile subscribers. ADC (NASDAQ:ADCT) has sales into more than 150 countries. Learn more about ADC at www.adc.com.

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