SOURCE: Openet

Openet

April 05, 2011 09:34 ET

Openet and Juniper Networks Partner to Deliver Increased Control and Flexibility to Mobile Operators Through Policy and Charging Platform Solution

Juniper to Offer Openet's Policy and Charging Architecture in MobileNext Solution

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - Openet, the most innovative provider of Subscriber Optimization Software to tier one communications and media service providers, today announced that Juniper Networks has selected the Company as a strategic partner, and will resell Openet's policy management and charging platforms as part of Juniper's MobileNext solution announced in February.

Juniper Networks will offer Openet's Policy Manager, a fully compliant 3GPP Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF), and Online Charging System (OCS) product suite, which includes Convergent Charging, Network Edge Rating and Balance Manager. This software integration will provide increased visibility and control over network resources in real time.

"Harnessing the innovation from the mobile ecosystem has become increasingly critical as subscribers consume more multimedia content than ever before," said Mike Marcellin, vice president, product marketing and strategy, Juniper Networks. "We are pleased to partner with Openet as part of our MobileNext solution to deliver flexible policy and billing solutions to help mobile operators profitably navigate the smartphone revolution."

The combined solution enables operators to optimize network resources, personalize the subscriber experience and monetize operator services.

"Openet's partnership with Juniper continues to identify the need for intelligent and dynamic control over network resources," said Michael Manzo, chief marketing officer, Openet. "This partnership showcases the reputation and reliability of our solutions in the market, as well as a growing mobile foothold for Juniper Networks. The demand for policy and charging solutions has drastically increased with the release of dynamic next-generation devices and applications."

For more information on Openet's policy and charging capabilities, please visit: http://www.openet.com/offerings/software/policy-charging-controls.

About Openet
Openet is the most innovative provider of Subscriber Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications and media service providers. To succeed, today's operators must know their subscribers, deploy innovative business models and control the allocation of network resources. Openet's offerings are engineered to attract subscribers and provide an optimal experience, minimize the cost to serve them and maximize revenue -- making the most of every subscriber. With customers across the globe, Openet is meeting the needs of operators worldwide such as Vodafone, Orange, AT&T and Verizon. For more information, please visit www.openet.com.

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