SOURCE: Openet

Openet

May 18, 2010 02:00 ET

Openet Policy Manager 3.0 Features a Comprehensive Solutions Library Plus Enhanced LTE Support

New Functionality Meets Carrier Demand for Faster Deployments

NICE, FRANCE--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  TM Forum Management World Openet, the leading provider of Transactional Intelligence for the world's largest and most innovative network service providers, today announces version 3.0 of its award-winning FusionWorks™ Policy Manager product. Policy Manager 3.0 encompasses a library of key use cases that ensures rapid rollout of policy solutions to address both operator and subscriber concerns, and provides unprecedented support for LTE networks.

Openet's collection of use cases is a critical component of a highly flexible and easy-to-implement policy product. Deployed across Tier 1 operators worldwide, each use case provides proven and reliable functionality that can be easily customized if required, bringing an added layer of convenience and efficiency to Openet's intelligent policy product.

Openet's agile and modular development environment allows rapid introduction of new use cases that address ever-changing market requirements and leverage innovations in network technology -- allowing operators to quickly build a comprehensive portfolio of use cases that address their key business requirements.

In addition, Policy Manager 3.0 provides enhanced support for 4G technologies such as LTE, while ensuring seamless migration of existing infrastructure investments and laying the foundation for new, faster and more innovative and cost-effective services. Through strategic involvement in 3GPP and other standards bodies, Openet is helping to shape and support the evolution toward next-generation networks. Policy Manager 3.0 incorporates capabilities that will allow operators to take advantage of the strategic benefits of network technologies such as LTE and WiMAX. These capabilities include:

  • Enhanced Broadband Capabilities: Operators can tailor service plans to allow their subscribers to choose from a wide array of innovative multimedia applications and services that will benefit from significantly improved 4G data rates.

  • Bandwidth Management: Openet's innovative use cases enable operators to control their OPEX and CAPEX through congestion management and tailored QoS plans per service or subscriber.

  • Automated Policy Distribution: As operators expand data centers to accommodate 4G networks, manual deployment and management of policy solutions across distributed networks can become an arduous task. Policy Manager 3.0 supports the automated distribution and management of policy configuration, resulting in operationally efficient implementations and management.

"As an established leader in policy management, it's our mission to continue innovating technology that provides tangible market value while catering to service providers' need for simple deployments," said Mike Manzo, CMO of Openet. "Policy Manager 3.0 supports the next phase of wireless network evolution, enabling efficiency, cost savings and revenue-generating services with quick rollout. Coupled with powerful charging capabilities, policy management is a critical component of 3G and 4G success."

For more information on Openet's Policy Manager product, please visit: http://www.openet.com/products-services/products/policy-manager.html.

About Openet
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 BT, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For more information, visit www.openet.com.

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