SS8 Enhances Security Portfolio and Expands Operations in EMEA

SS8 Acquires UAE Technology Provider, Adding to Its Suite of Best-of-Breed Security Solutions

MILPITAS, Calif. , Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SS8 (SS8 Networks, Inc.) announced today that it has acquired OCI Mobile, a technology provider specializing in providing highly secured surveillance solutions to government organizations. OCI's unique and patented technology will become an integral part of SS8's security solutions portfolio.

With the acquisition, SS8 welcomes a team of talented technology professionals, led by Derek Roga , former CEO of the UAE outfit, who will manage global business development for SS8. "This addition is part of our strategic plan to strengthen our already strong presence in the Middle East region -- a region we feel is poised for both immediate and long-term growth," says SS8 CEO Dennis Haar . "We're very pleased to fortify our operations with such a strong and talented team of surveillance experts."

The new team will operate out of Dubai , strengthening SS8's position in this strategic and expanding region. One of the first orders of business for the new team is to lead SS8's participation at the ISS World MEA trade show, February 24-26 , Dubai . ISS World MEA is the world's largest gathering of Middle East and African Telecom Operators, Law Enforcement, Intelligence and Defense Analysts responsible for lawful interception, electronic investigations and network intelligence gathering.

SS8 will be Associate Lead Sponsors. "We are excited to showcase the end-to-end solution brought about by the SS8 / OCI Mobile merger," offers Mr. Roga. "Government security and surveillance is a critical issue, and we are proud to represent both a company committed to the region, and a solution that is truly best-of-breed."

About SS8

Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California , SS8 is a global company and an independent provider of regulatory-compliant electronic surveillance solutions that have been deployed in over 25 countries for the largest wire-line, wireless, cable, VoIP and satellite service providers. These voice and data installations can already intercept more than 100 million subscribers, and serve law enforcement agencies throughout the world. SS8 products are sold and supported both directly and through OEM partnerships.

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