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TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Secure Enterprise Messaging Center

Note: Comtech Acquired TCS on 2/23/2016

LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (CTIA Booth: #5629) -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced its Secure Enterprise Messaging Center, an integrated two-way messaging service that enables secure, streamlined communication via email, pager and text with employees, customers and partners. As organizations across many industries require manageable communication security to ensure the protection of critical information, TCS' messaging center addresses the need to meet compliance standards such as HIPAA and FINRA.

News Facts

  • TCS' Secure Enterprise Messaging Center is a cloud-based, one-to-many communication service that integrates multiple protocols [email (SMTP), text (SMPP), applications (XML) and pagers (TAP)] for any carrier, enterprise, employee or consumer – anywhere and anytime.
  • Its web-messaging portal enables users to upload and manage groups and contacts, provision users and send messages to limitless group sizes with comprehensive reporting and tracking.
  • As a component of TCS' Secure the Edge™ portfolio, the service uses TCS' Security Broker to provide encryption and multi-factor authentication with location and device state for added security.
  • The FIPS 140-2 compliant Secure Enterprise Messaging Center ensures that messages are encrypted in transit and at rest.
  • The cloud service is delivered from TCS' TL-9000 certified data centers, ensuring the same quality and reliability as provided by carriers.

For 25 years, TCS has provided highly reliable and secure communication technologies to solve the toughest technical challenges. It pioneered the world's first wireless location platform and powered the delivery of nearly 800 billion text messages and more than 65 million wireless emergency calls within the last 12 months. TCS provides development best-practices utilizing its experience with comprehensive cyber security infrastructure and training to meet each organization's unique mobile security needs.

Supporting Quote

Frost and Sullivan Vice President of Research Michael Suby, said: "Mobile Security is becoming increasingly important in vertical markets such as healthcare, finance and government, which have strict regulatory compliance and security concerns. Secure Messaging is an important component for overall mobile security, as a large portion of the communications to employees and customers is done via text messaging."

TCS Commercial Software Group Vice President of Business Development Keith Bhatia, said: "TCS' Secure Enterprise Messaging Center offers companies the ability to control their critical data sent over mobile networks. By establishing secure, encrypted communications that meet HIPAA and FINRA requirements, Secure Enterprise Messaging meets the expanding mobile security needs of our customers, as more of their business information resides on mobile devices and networks."  

About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. Millions of consumers around the world use TCS wireless apps as a fundamental part of their daily lives. Government agencies utilize TCS' cyber security expertise, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions for mission-critical communications. Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS maintains technical, service and sales offices around the world. To learn more about emerging and innovative wireless technologies, visit www.telecomsys.com.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and are based upon TCS' current expectations and assumptions that if incorrect would cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Risks include those detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, and on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended and on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances, or otherwise.

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