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Don't like that let me get to -- -- Jump in May not be a household name for you put its technology is used by millions of view.
Worldwide if you use a service provider -- for example -- for sprint in many cases.
You're able to send your text messages place calls video chat all thanks in part.
To -- and software and hardware today the company is announcing a very important partnership with mobile giant Samsung Charlie -- is the CEO.
And president congratulations what is this relationship with -- Samsung.
Well it's unique in that we're taking you know -- band's best of breed voice over IP technology now multimedia over IP technology and -- put -- on the tablet.
And changing the whole way you and I communicate in the office so imagine.
Now creating -- -- the ultimate mobile office where everything that you can do in the office you can take on the -- So very very exciting Samsung can pick and choose they could go with any one of your competitors and run we've got a list Cisco I mean you name it it's out there.
What you offer -- What was significant to Samsung which was two things one engine band has 600 carrier customers so we've been.
Developing technology selling into the carriers for years so we pardon a lot of the key technology that.
We've been deploying in the fixed wireline world that now we're applying into the you know mobile world.
And so taking you know our customers and their mobile technology is really -- perfect marriage.
And and speaking of marriage you've married a lot of companies you've made some really important acquisitions to grow and cobble together so much so.
That investors love you and I'm not just talk about stock investors we were talking for example about venture capitalists.
You have a lot of people wanting to invest in this company that's gonna feel wonderful but what can you offer them in return.
Well I appreciate that I think we've we've raised a half a billion dollars over the last ten years so -- we've had a lot of exciting investors.
Progressively and I don't know that's a lot.
I mean even for type of celebrity Twitter stations are pretty -- exact but but one equity partners a sincere JPMorgan's -- majority shareholders though they've been.
Very significant in the evolution the company they helped us find the Nortel voice over IP assets out of bankruptcy in 2010.
So while we've we've done a very unique job over last for five years of taking.
A market that really needed to be consolidated and we rolled up.
Those key assets and we've built a great brand and -- great portfolio of technologies that now we can offer the service providers.
Tell us they weren't we -- -- we're talking the commercial break about what the name Jen -- used to be.
Well in nineteen any and the company was founded under the name general bandwidth.
OK so that you guys -- membership program with some of you might but.
They've really remember if you watched an IPO when is that going to happen.
Well you know most companies say go to the public markets to raise money from and tendon doesn't need any money.
As I mentioned you know we're we're sponsored by one of the largest financial institutions in the world and so.
You know right now we're focused on continuing to build a business and if you think about if you go back and look at some of the strategic acquisitions that we've made over last several years.
It's been great in a private company -- being able do all that integration without the public -- I'd be remiss if I didn't ask you especially with the news flow really going to -- this Chinese hacking story here in electronics obviously what.
What do you think of that's.
Companies have been hacked allegedly by.
Chinese military or -- some building related to Chinese military.
So is almost like war but how can the average individual or company owner with maybe a couple hundred blackberries.
That there are worried about -- proprietary information protect themselves.
But to -- worried about that.
Latest it's disappointing.
You know it's something that's been talked about for him -- 1015 years and we.
We're we're kinda like Intel inside in that in our technology actually sits inside the service providers networks.
And manages and routes and switches although voiced in in and voice calls from.
And so you know our carrier customers have been worried about you know hackers.
Regardless of what geography -- from for for years I mean because our technology is really at the core of what they're doing and so.
You know having any kind of third party hacking into these technologies would give them access to their information -- obviously you know our government.
Doesn't want to have so it's disappointing ME week we do a lot of business in -- we do a lot of business in China.
We find it to be frankly friendly environment we do business with China unicom China Mobile China Telecom three of the largest -- in the world.
And so how worried about them putting a little where are thinking a little something and -- we actually have a very thorough process that.
We we go through that we have to recertify our our software and technology for.
For the eighteen -- Verizon's and Sprint's of the world who we we have to do that.
Folks if you're not thinking about it you shouldn't you have to but Charlie it's a good day for you with your new deal with Samsung I appreciate that -- -- -- -- the company don't forget it Charlie -- is the guy who runs a good luck to thank you very much.
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