SOURCE: ConceptWave

June 06, 2005 09:00 ET

ConceptWave™ Chooses IBM to Help Deliver On Demand Solutions to Accelerate Telecom Service Orders

Joins IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks

CHICAGO, IL and TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 6, 2005 -- ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of order management solutions, today announced it has joined IBM's PartnerWorld Industry Networks. ConceptWave can now take advantage of IBM's sales, marketing and technical expertise to develop and deliver on demand solutions that meet customer requirements in the Communications Service Provider (CSP) industry.

ConceptWave Order Care® is a component-based product suite that is designed so that Communication Service Providers can achieve measurable operating efficiencies in service order handling. The industry leading product is employed by telecom providers to optimize their product catalog management, order negotiations and order management functions. The ConceptWave product provides out-of the-box service templates and OSS/BSS adapters to accelerate the time to market for telecom providers.

The ConceptWave solution can be deployed in conjunction with the IBM's WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ, DB2 Universal Database and xSeries/pSeries servers.

"We view IBM as a strategic partner that is very important to our go-to-market strategy," said Chun-Ling Woon, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at ConceptWave. "This relationship allows us to both accelerate the products and services that we bring to the telecom market."

"Customers in the telecom industry are seeking open solutions designed to meet their specific business challenges," said Buell Duncan, general manager, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM. "Working with ConceptWave Software Inc. through PartnerWorld for Industry Networks will help us better serve our joint telecom industry customers."

The IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks provide ISVs with comprehensive business insight, technical resources, networking opportunities, and marketing and sales support designed to help them reach more customers and close deals faster. Participants in the PartnerWorld Industry Networks can team with IBM to bring on demand solutions to market more easily and to ensure these solutions meet specific industry needs, reflecting how customers buy technology today.

ISVs can sign up for PartnerWorld Industry Networks at www.ibm.com/isv.

About ConceptWave Software Inc.

Founded in Toronto, Canada, ConceptWave Software Inc. develops and markets order management solutions that improve operational efficiencies and facilitate the rapid delivery of new services for the Communications Service Provider market. ConceptWave solutions have been proven in the marketplace and are deployed worldwide in wireline and cable Communications Service Providers, as well as Partner applications "powered by ConceptWave." ConceptWave was co-founded by Zarar Rana, President and CEO, and Dr. Ivan Chochlekov, CTO. ConceptWave can be reached at 905-405-2188, or on the Web at www.conceptwave.com.

Contact Information

  • For More Information Contact:
    Claudia Gilmour
    Marketing Communications Manager
    ConceptWave Software Inc.
    (905) 405-2188
    cgilmour@conceptwave.com