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Telco Systems Appoints Taylor Salman to Lead Marketing and Business Development

MANSFIELD, Mass., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC,TASE: BATM) and developer of CE2.0 compliant multi-service Carrier Ethernet access, MPLS and SDN solutions, announced today that Taylor Salman joined the company as Vice President for Marketing, Product Management and Business Development to help increase Telco Systems' growing market share in the mobile backhaul, business Ethernet services, cloud networking and AdvancedTCA markets worldwide.

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Taylor brings with him over 20 years of experience in software, hardware and telecommunications.  Most recently, Taylor worked for Tata Communications, helping to grow their North American enterprise business by 65% in two years. Prior to that, he worked for Ciena as the Director of Global Marketing, and was responsible for marketing and business development for Ciena's mobile backhaul, cable operator and government markets. Taylor also held marketing and technical positions at RCN Metro (now Sidera Networks), OPNET Technologies, CACI, and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Taylor holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, where he was a Rodman Scholar, and an M.S. in Telecommunications and Computers from George Washington University.

In his new role, Taylor will report to Itzik Weinstein, CEO of Telco Systems, who commented: "We are happy to have Taylor on board and look forward to his help on our expanding global presence.  Appointing Taylor is a strong statement of our sustained commitment to keep offering an innovative end-to-end solution from the demarcation to the edge of the cloud. I am confident that Taylor will be instrumental in strengthening our position in the market, creating new significant partnerships and growing our global presence at service providers' networks around the world."

About Telco Systems

Telco Systems provides a diverse set of solutions for Carrier Ethernet/MPLS-based demarcation, aggregation and edge of the core products, enabling service providers to create an intelligent end-to-end service-assured CE 2.0 compliant Ethernet/MPLS network, which offers mobile backhaul, business services and cloud networking. The company's solutions enable carriers to differentiate their services, address new revenue-generating opportunities, and transform the user experience while lowering overall operating expenses. Using a powerful service management system, such as the EdgeGenie, eases customer network planning and activation to reduce OPEX and deliver cost-effective TCO. Telco Systems' customer base includes tier 1 and smaller service providers, as well as utilities, city carriers and mobile backhaul wholesale providers. Telco Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of BATM Advanced Communications (LSE: BVC,TASE: BATM). For more information, please visit Telco Systems' web site at http://www.telco.com.

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