Acquisition of Abry Partners Creates NetNumber Global Data Services; Spin-off of the software line forms Titanium Software

Big news is coming from Boston! Global provider of telecommunications software and services, network numberannounced the separation of its businesses to form two new powerful companies, NetNumber Global Data Services and Titanium Software.

NetNumber, a force in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years, attributes this strategic move to an explosive period of growth and the development of its independent solution portfolios. The separation unlocks each company’s ability to individually thrive with laser-focused missions and transformative solutions to meet complex security and evolving market needs.

Acquisition of NetNumber by Abry Partners: The 4-1-1

By acquiring through Abry partner, a Boston-based private equity firm with deep experience in global communications, IoT and cybersecurity, the new NetNumber Global Data Services aims to expand the company’s phone number intelligence portfolio. These data innovation services provide real-time routing and phone number data solutions to streamline operations, reduce costs, and fight fraud.

Titanium Software is the result of the software spin-out

Concurrently, as part of a spin-off, the software solutions suite and assets within the NetNumber umbrella, including its award-winning software platform and services that support multi-generational global telecom and government networks, will now operate as an independent private company, Titanium Software.

NetNumber’s new global data services

Abry Partners’ investment enables NetNumber Global Data Services to expand its customer portfolio of value-based partnerships with enterprise, messaging and communications service providers. Steve Legge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of NetNumber Global Data Services, leading the company into the future.

Legge joined NetNumber in 2013 as Vice President, Corporate Development, leading global partner strategies. He has been the company’s Chief Operating Officer since 2018 and has been instrumental in the company’s highly successful agile transformation and strategic transition to cloud-native and 5G solutions, setting the stage for the next phase of growth at both companies.

“This forward-looking investment by Abry Partners demonstrates the power and impact our team and services continue to have on the industry. It also strengthens our growth trajectory into existing and emerging global markets while strengthening our team of customer-centric industry pioneers to remain at the forefront for many years to come.”

– Steve Legge, CEO of NetNumber Global Data Services

Titanium Software: Leading SaaS platforms for the future

Titanium Software is now positioned to focus solely on delivering advanced and reliable networking solutions to its global customers based on its expanded, state-of-the-art platform, agile and adaptable development ability, and deep networking and security know-how. Titanium Software company retains NetNumber’s advanced SaaS platforms including:

  • TITAN™ Centralized Signaling and Routing Control (CSRC) platform.
  • TITAN.IUM™, a cutting-edge, cross-generational framework for 5G that bridges the legacy of 2G, 3G and 4G technology and the new cloud-native era
  • NetCore purpose-built for government, defense and emergency organizations’ private networks

Kevin Peters, President and CEO of NetNumber since 2018, will lead Titanium Software and serve as Chief Executive Officer. Peters has been an active member of NetNumber’s Board of Directors for the past six years and has played an integral role in the company’s growth strategy, transformation and success. In addition, Matt Rosenberg, longtime NetNumber executive and current Chief Revenue Officer, has been named Titanium Software’s President of Global Carrier and Government Business.

“We are excited to embark on this next focused phase of growth and innovation as a leading platform-based solutions provider to our key customers. Our team’s unwavering commitment to our recent transformation has fully prepared us for this launch. Over the years, our platform and portfolio have been modernized to help our customers evolve with key industry trends while protecting their existing networks. Our deep network experts are now innovating on behalf of our clients at an efficient, rapid and predictable pace.”

– Kevin Peters, CEO of Titanium Software

More on this exciting NetNumber news

Macquarie Groupa global financial services firm with extensive experience in the technology sector, acted as NetNumber’s exclusive financial advisor throughout the transaction.

In the coming weeks, the companies will unveil their new NetNumber Global Data Services and Titanium Software brand assets, including modern logos and websites aligned with updated corporate missions and visions.

Click here to read the full press release here.

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