The forward-looking statements in this press release include statements regarding Azure
and Marlin and their respective affiliates, including statements about (i) the benefits the transactions described herein will provide to Azure
, including the Partnership, including the ability to successfully make future acquisitions, to maintain or increase future distributions, and to capitalize on certain commercial and operational synergies and (ii) the anticipated financial performance of Azure
, including the Partnership, following the completion of the transactions.
Saul Nurtman, managing director of Anite Calculus and who will take a senior management position at Azure said, "I am excited at the prospect of merging the Calculus business into Azure.
Azure was judged best for performance, quality, reliability, service and support (Heavy Reading's Fall 2003 OSS Perception Survey) and was ranked number one for revenue assurance in Europe (Operator Attitudes to Revenue Assurance, Analysys, September 2004).
Azure has launched Azure Inter-Party Management and Azure Fraud Control System as the first products in its next-generation portfolio.
Azure was spun out of BT in April 2003 and is backed by New Venture Partners, Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures and Intel Capital.
We are pleased to form this relationship with Azure
Solutions, both because of the breadth of the company's product line and its solid reputation as a world leader in revenue assurance," said Tony Samuels, Teradata Communication, Media & Entertainment industry vice president.
Jerry Ennis, said: "We identified Azure
as the star performer in the revenue-assurance market.
John Cronin, president and CEO of Azure
, said: "We have long admired Connexn's products and commercial success.
The components of the Azure
RA Bureau can be utilized separately or together as a unified solution.
I look forward to establishing a new operational office in Mexico City and helping grow the Azure
business throughout the region.
is exhibiting at stand E46 at the 3GSM World Congress, taking place at the Palais des Festivals et des Congress, Cannes, February 14-17, 2005.
Inter-Party Management will help ensure that operators are part of the content chain and be able to manage partner relationships in order that all revenues due to them are actually collected.