19 July, 2001; Openet Telecom, the world leader in convergent mediation, and ADC, leader in convergent billing and customer care solutions, today announced the successful delivery and integration of their software solutions to GTS Business Services. Openet's convergent mediation solution Fusionworks™ is installed alongside ADC's Convergent Billing Platform (CBP) to mediate and bill many of GTS Business Services' European customers.
The success of this joint project for Openet Telecom and ADC has solidified their plans to provide a comprehensive convergent billing and mediation solution to address next generation communication service providers (CSPs). Under the contract FusionWorks™ and CBP provide an integrated end-to-end convergent billing and mediation solution to GTS European business customers. Openet and ADC's offering incorporates a modular design, which is tailored to the current requirements of GTS and, through additional components, provides the flexibility which will allow the solution to expand for future planned network and value-added services.
"This combined Openet and ADC solution addresses our requirements and we are now engaging with Openet to mediate data from our entire Pan-European network", commented Richard Stok Information Systems Director at GTS Business Services. "GTS have been provided with a convergent billing and mediation system that will harmonise more of our business support systems", said Stok.
Philip Hogan, VP Strategic Alliances at Openet Telecom said "both companies are committed to making GTS Business Services a resounding success and, building on our work here, to offering a comprehensive solution to companies similar to GTS Business Services in the future."
"The Openet and ADC design, together with our combined billing and mediation experience, made it possible for us to integrate a solution which easily and rapidly accommodates GTS Business Services growth. Our joint solution uniquely addresses GTS Business Services commercial needs. Through continued commitment, Openet and ADC will sustain the most sophisticated convergent billing and mediation solution for GTS Business Services, expanding on voice and Internet services," said Mary Anne Trotman at ADC.
Openet is a leading worldwide provider of event processing and transaction management solutions. The Transactional Intelligence of the company's solutions extracts increased value from diverse service provider networks, enabling rapid introduction of new services and reliable, cost-effective management of existing services. Openet is focused on delivering best-in-class network edge solutions and specialized engagement processes that create business value from network activity. A global company, Openet's implementations include long-running engagements with the world's leading service providers such as British Telecom, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For more information, visit www.openet.com