Tekelec Wins Bronze For “Most Innovative Company of the Year” from Best in Biz Awards

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — December 13, 2012 — Tekelec has been named a bronze winner in the “Most Innovative Company of the Year (Large)” category for the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. The award is the fourth Tekelec received in November.


Tekelec was recognized for its vision of monetizing mobile network signaling traffic with its New Diameter Network architecture. The New Diameter Network is comprised of control elements – policy servers, charging systems, subscriber databases, gateways, and session and mobility management equipment – that rely on the Diameter protocol to exchange network, subscriber, policy, and charging information.


In November Tekelec also received the following awards:

  • Light Reading’s 2012 Leading Lights “Best Product (Mobile)” 
  • Global Broadband Traffic Management Congress 2012’s “Best Signaling Solution for Traffic Management”
  • LTE North America Awards 2012’s “Best LTE Traffic Management Product”


“The New Diameter Network represents the first stage in mobile operators’ evolution to software-defined networks,” said Doug Suriano, CTO of Tekelec. “The end game is a self-organizing, self-optimizing, and self-determining network that will allow operators to become digital lifestyle providers and extend their value to dozens of new vertical markets.”


More than 400 entries were judged by an independent panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms. Judges come from prestigious entities such as ABC, BusinessWeek, Computerworld, Entrepreneur, Financial Times, Forbes, FOX News, The News and Observer, PC Magazine, USA Today and ZDNet.


Best in Biz Awards 2012 honors were presented in more than 50 categories, including Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Executive of the Year and Best New Product of the Year. For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2012, visit: https://www.bestinbizawards.com/2012-winners.


Supporting Resources


New Diameter Network: Managing the Signaling Storm

New Diameter Network: Over-the-Top, Clouds and Machines White Paper

The New Diameter Network White Paper

The Time for Diameter Is Now White Paper

Diameter Signaling Router product brief


About Tekelec

Tekelec’s intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to LTE and IMS. We are the architects of the new Diameter network, the foundation for session, policy and subscriber data management. More than 300 service providers use our market-leading solutions to deliver cloud, machine-to-machine and personalized services to consumers and enterprises. For more information visit www.tekelec.com. 



Adam Parken | Senior Manager, Marketing Communications
(o) +1.919.653.9681 | adam.parken@tekelec.com



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