October 24, 2016 2:58 PM ET


Company Overview of Xura, Inc.

Company Overview

Xura, Inc. provides digital communications solutions for communication service providers (CSPs), enterprises, and application providers worldwide. The company offers its solutions to address evolving market trends with the simplification and modernization of networks, as well as to create monetizable services with existing and emerging technologies. It provides value-added services(VAS) solutions, including voicemail, visual voicemail, call completion, short messaging service (SMS), and multimedia picture and video messaging, as well as multiVAS, a virtualized and modular solution; application gateways to interconnect market standards, such as RCS, WebRTC, and internet protocol (IP) messagin...

200 Quannapowitt Parkway

Wakefield, MA 01880

United States

Founded in 1997

1,100 Employees



Key Executives for Xura, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Executive Chairman
Age: 50
Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 61
Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Talent Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Human Resource
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Xura, Inc. Key Developments

Telefónica Group Selects Xura, Inc. as a Global Messaging Partner

Xura, Inc. announced an agreement with the Telefónica Group to become a global messaging partner across all countries1 operated by the multinational. As part of the agreement, Xura will deploy its Message Controller (MCO) solution across Telefónica’s network, providing an advanced, multifunctional messaging platform that will play a key role in the evolution of the operator’s messaging infrastructure. Enabling SMS and MMS services for the Telefónica Group, Xura Message Controller can also be used as the launchpad for future IP-based services, and will provide a wide range of intelligent routing functions and scenario analysis for triggering sophisticated message handling and optimizing traffic. Additionally, with Xura Message Controller, Telefónica will activate Xura’s next generation SMS firewall including its SpamShield module, implementing real-time spam and fraud detection techniques, unique self-learning algorithms and providing a deep understanding of the network. Xura Message Controller will flexibly integrate within Telefónica’s overall networking ecosystem to reduce complexity and provide optimal efficiency for greater return on investment (ROI) and, because the solution is fully virtualized, it can be deployed in an NFV (Network Function Virtualization) environment, improving efficiency and lowering costs.

Xura, Inc. Appoints Ronald J. De Lange to its Board of Directors

Xura, Inc. announced the appointment of Ronald J. de Lange to its board of directors, effective immediately. With a wealth of experience and more than 36 years in the telecommunications industry, Ronald served as President and CEO of Tekelec, Inc. Ronald held this position from 2011 to 2013, where he was instrumental in executing on the company’s strategic growth plans and enabling next-generation service provider initiatives. Prior to becoming President and CEO of Tekelec, Ronald served as Executive Vice President of Tekelec’s Global Product Solutions group and is a 24-year veteran of Lucent Technologies, where he held a number of leadership roles.

Xura, Inc. Wins Contract to Provide Signaling Fraud Management Solution

Xura, Inc. announced that a mobile network operator has selected its signaling fraud management solution for analysis and fully-active signaling filtering. Through a thorough competitive tender process, the company's solution was selected ahead of its closest competitors for its technical superiority, clearly diminishing the validity of one competitor's claim to be "market leader".

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