February 28, 2017 2:00 AM ET

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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

Phone:

781-246-9000

Key Executives for Xura, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Executive Chairman
Age: 50
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
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Age: 44
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Xura, Inc. Key Developments

Mitel Mobility, Inc. and Xura, Inc. Announces Executive Appointment for the Combined Company

Xura, Inc. announced that its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire Mitel Mobility, Inc. Upon completion of the transactions, Mr. Pardeep Kohli, formerly CEO of Mitel Mobile’s predecessor (Mavenir Systems) and Co-Founder and CEO of Ranzure Networks, will serve as the CEO of the combined company. Mitel Mobile President, BG Kumar, will join Mr. Kohli’s management team and former CTO of AT&T and former President of AT&T Labs, Krish Prabhu, will join the Board of Directors of the combined company. The combined company will operate from Dallas, Texas.

Xura, Inc. Announces Management Changes

Xura, Inc. announced that its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire Mitel Mobility, Inc. The Xura Board of Directors has appointed Pardeep Kohli, formerly CEO of Mitel Mobile’s predecessor (Mavenir Systems) and Co-Founder and CEO of Ranzure Networks, to succeed Philippe Tartavull as CEO of Xura, effective December 19, 2016.

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.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
February 17, 2017
Xura Secure Communications GmbH
Merger/Acquisition
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Ranzure Networks Inc.
Merger/Acquisition
May 23, 2016
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