Dublin, Ireland, July 5, 2000- Openet Telecom, a leading supplier of convergent mediation and business infrastructure software solutions to communication service providers, announced that it has signed a channel partner agreement with ComputerLand, one of the leading system integrators in Poland. This agreement is yet another element of Openet's strategy to partner with organizations that can provide key support and development resource in locations where there is a high concentration of business opportunities for Openet.
ComputerLand is the largest system integrator in Poland and will collaborate with Openet in sales, marketing, support and development of Openet's convergent mediation platform, FusionWorks™ to provide business infrastructure solutions for new and incumbent service providers in Poland. ComputerLand has over 1000 professionals, of which several hundred are focussed on the telecoms market.
Working closely with ComputerLand enables Openet Telecom to move into a very exciting part of the European telco marketplace. "We are delighted to be working with ComputerLand especially at such an exciting time for telecoms in Eastern Europe", said Stuart Kelly, VP Sales & Marketing for Openet Telecom. "With deregulation gaining momentum, and ever increasing numbers of operators competing for business, operators will look to their business support and billing systems to gain sustainable competitive advantage. Openet's FusionWorks™ convergent mediation platform together with ComputerLand's resources can help deliver that competitive advantage to the operator."
"The agreement with Openet is part of ComputerLand's strategy to offer complete business solutions for the telecommunications sector. This sector has good perspectives for development in Poland and it is very attractive with regard to the Company's profits", said Slawomir Chlon, C.E.O of ComputerLand SA.
Openet Telecom and Computerland have already embarked on a number of business opportunities and have completed the first step in a comprehensive training program for the Computerland engineering, support and sales team that will promote and implement Openet based solutions.
The ComputerLand Group is a leading information systems integrator in Poland. Computerland offers software, consulting services, integration of local and wide area networks (LAN, WAN) and the delivery and installation of hardware made by the best manufacturers in the world. Computerland also provide software, network and hardware maintenance services (24 hours a day, 7 days a week), as well as training services. Our activity is directed at the three main sectors of the economy: banking & financial, industrial and public. Thanks to our companies', departments' and employees' sectoral specializations, we provide proven solutions which bring our clients business and organizational benefits. This allows us to achieve the status of strategic partner who provides a complete range of services while retaining specialization and full responsibility.
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