Numerex and Tekelec Team Up to Deliver Intelligent Machine-to-Machine Solutions to Global Service Providers

Mar 23, 2011, 12:21 ET from Numerex Corp

ATLANTA and MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Numerex Corp (Nasdaq: NMRX), a leading single source provider of secure machine-to-machine (M2M) products and services and Tekelec (Nasdaq: TKLC), the mobile broadband solutions company, have entered into a co-marketing agreement to deliver intelligent M2M solutions to global service providers.

The solutions combine Numerex's M2M service platforms; embedded and integrated devices; and M2M service expertise, with Tekelec's M2M service enablement solution, including Subscriber Data Management, Policy and Session Management, Mobile Messaging, and Performance Intelligence Center.

"Numerex and Tekelec's combined M2M solutions provide service providers with the network intelligence, device management, and service and application expertise they need as billions of machines connect to the network and provide new growth opportunities," said Susie Kim Riley, chief marketing officer, Tekelec. "As an early pioneer in the market, Numerex has the experience, proven processes, and tools required to meet unique M2M service requirements."  

The joint solutions are designed to help service providers:

  • Provision and manage millions of connected devices and applications;
  • Integrate the network with M2M devices and vertical market applications to deliver end-to-end services;
  • Customize service and pricing plans for different M2M applications based on quality of service, device and application usage, location, or time of day; and
  • Monitor network, device, and application performance to improve services.

"Numerex's strategy consists of working with a strong team of partners who are leaders in their field and can enhance and expand Numerex's offerings for the benefit of our customers. Tekelec understands the complexities of the M2M space and brings an innovative network and device intelligence layer that allows service providers to manage and monetize the explosive growth in M2M services," said Mike Lang, Executive Vice President, Business Development at Numerex. "Combining our marketing and solution expertise will undoubtedly bring to bear valuable resources for our customers."

About Tekelec

Tekelec enables billions of people and devices to talk, text and access the Web. Our portfolio delivers a unique layer of intelligence allowing service providers to both manage and monetize the exponential growth in data traffic and applications. Tekelec has more than 25 offices around the world serving customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit Press Contacts: Adam Parken, Public Relations Manager, , Tel. + 1 919.653.9681

About Numerex

Numerex Corp (Nasdaq: NMRX) is a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) business services, technology, and products used in the development and support of M2M solutions for the enterprise and government markets worldwide. The Company offers Numerex DNA® that includes hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services, and software Applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST® (Foundation Application Software Technology). Customers typically subscribe to device management, network, and application services through hosted platforms. Business services enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions while simplifying and speeding up deployment through streamlined processes and comprehensive integration services. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified. "Machines Trust Us®" represents the Company's focus on M2M data security, service reliability, and round-the-clock support of its customers' M2M solutions. For additional information, please visit

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