Tekelec Closes Camiant Buy

Tekelec appoints Susie Kim Riley, Founder and CTO of Camiant, as Chief Marketing Officer

May 11, 2010

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MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Tekelec (TKLC 15.34, +0.23, +1.52%) , the session and mobile data management company, today named Susie Kim Riley as chief marketing officer (CMO). Riley comes to Tekelec from the company's acquisition of policy control leader Camiant, where she was founder and chief technology officer (CTO).

Tekelec closed the Camiant acquisition on Friday, May 7. The deal brings 30 fixed and mobile broadband policy control customers to Tekelec, including Verizon, Verizon Wireless, Vodafone, Sprint, Comcast and Cox Communications.

In Riley's new position, she will continue to drive policy innovation and the product synergies across mobile and fixed networks with the overall goal of providing the industry with the best-in-class control plane solutions. Tekelec is now the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.

"Susie and the Camiant team introduced a new generation of solutions for service providers to manage advanced Internet-based services over broadband networks," said Frank Plastina, Tekelec's president and CEO. "She is the strongest voice for policy control in the industry and will be an asset to customers' efforts to truly capture the value of their network assets and offer compelling new services."


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