SOURCE: Openet

December 03, 2007 04:00 ET

Openet to Present at IMS Global Congress 2007

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) -

WHO: Alan McNamee, Principal Architect, CTO Office, Openet

WHAT: Presentation on the Charging Architecture in an IMS Environment

WHEN: Thursday, December 6, 2007 from 2:40 - 3:20 p.m. CET

WHERE: IMS Global Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Openet, a provider of Transactional Intelligence solutions for the world's leading and most innovative service providers, will present on the structure of billing and charging systems in next-generation networks at the IMS Global Congress 2007 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

At 2:40 p.m. CET on Thursday, December 6, 2007, Openet Principal Architect Alan McNamee will address how operators can integrate IMS with existing billing systems and effectively use migration strategies to reduce the risks of convergence without sacrificing accurate charging. He will also discuss the costs and benefits of introducing new IMS charging components versus upgrading service providers' legacy infrastructures.

The IMS Global Congress takes place at the Hilton Amsterdam from December 3-7, 2007. The event focuses on helping telecom operators compare next-generation migration approaches and discuss the latest strategies behind Web 2.0, SOA and other service architectures.

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 British Telecom, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For more information, visit