SOURCE: Tekelec


June 21, 2010 14:23 ET

Tekelec to Address Spam and Messaging Security During 2010 Global Messaging Congress

Messaging Expert to Discuss How Operators Can Divert Networks From SMS Fraud Attacks

MORRISVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) -  Tekelec (NASDAQ: TKLC), the session and mobile data management company, will participate in the 2010 Global Messaging Congress, held June 22-23 in London, as a presenter and silver sponsor. Alan Pascoe, senior manager, messaging market development at Tekelec, is scheduled to present "Overcoming the Scourge of Spam and Increasing Messaging Security" Wednesday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Pascoe will discuss the realities of SMS spam and the threats it poses to users today. Also, as smartphone adoption continues to rise, mobile users are more vulnerable to threats such as malware and worms. The presentation will also focus on how operators can prevent attacks and ensure that data remains protected and private, highlighting techniques such as network monitoring and content filtering.

Pascoe has more than 12 years of experience in telecommunications with O2 UK, O2 Germany and Tekelec solving core network and value added service challenges for carriers. His strong background working for mobile network operators has given him a unique insight into the current problems of messaging networks and the challenges facing operators evolving to next generation architectures.

Tekelec's mobile messaging solutions enable operators to optimize their SMS networks, protect them from attacks, generate new revenue streams and evolve to Internet protocol (IP)-based messaging using Tekelec's IP short messaging gateway (IP-SM-GW). SMS routing and storage capabilities enable operators to grow their SMS network capacity incrementally or create a complete end-to-end SMS solution. SMS firewall services enhance security with its rules-based filtering, advanced anti-spoofing and spam control features. SMS personalized services and SMS-based advertising help operators create innovative SMS services and targeted advertising.

For more information, Tekelec has a free solution brief available for download on SMS Security.

About Tekelec
Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, enables billions of people and devices to surf, talk, and text. Our solutions allow service providers to dynamically manage network resources and services, while providing end users with a consistent and personalized customer experience. We handle the complexity of today's multi-generational and multi-vendor networks by enabling devices, protocols, services, and databases to securely and efficiently communicate with each other. Tekelec has more than 30 offices around the world serving more than 300 customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit

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