SOURCE: Openet

September 15, 2008 09:00 ET

Openet Unveils Latest Version of FusionWorks™ Framework

Version 5.0 Increases Visibility, Operational Efficiency and Performance at the Network Edge

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - September 15, 2008) - Openet, the leading provider of Transactional Intelligence for the world's largest and most innovative network service providers, today announced the immediate availability of the updated FusionWorks Framework 5.0, the platform at the core of all of Openet's offerings. FusionWorks Framework 5.0 brings operators improved unified logging capabilities, statistics system and operations administration and maintenance to ensure increased value of operators' Transactional Intelligence of all services, across all networks. This announcement follows a recent series of new solutions, as well as new products for telecom and cable providers, showcasing Openet's dedication to continually helping customers advance their revenue and service opportunities.

As the adoption and usage of next-generation networks and services rapidly increases, service providers are racing to meet the demand while remaining innovative, flexible and first to market. With FusionWorks 5.0, operations and IT managers can more efficiently perform essential day-to-day operations and maintenance tasks to ensure the smooth, continuous operation of their FusionWorks products -- ultimately guaranteeing that problems are diagnosed faster and process management is streamlined.

"Openet is dedicated to staying ahead of the competition to ensure our customers have all the right tools to deliver cutting-edge content and services to subscribers," said Joe Hogan, CTO of Openet. "Ensuring more than 41,000 rating transactions per second and 430 million charging transactions per hour, we are continually working hand-in-hand with our Tier 1 customers and partners to ensure that FusionWorks is the most effective and high performance solution set on the market."

With this latest version of its FusionWorks platform, Openet has made major developments designed to continually improve both the underlying scalability and event throughput, as well as increase transactions per second speed. Additional features of this new release include:

--  Unified Logging -- Unified Logging makes the management of FusionWorks
    system more efficient by making it easier to prioritize incoming messages
    and improving system performance with messages consolidated in one
    location.
--  Statistics System -- FusionWorks 5.0 significantly improves the
    delivery of statistics, allowing a greater volume of statistics to be sent
    and stored by the statistics server.
--  Operations Administration and Maintenance (OAM) GUI -- The OAM
    provides a simple, intuitive mechanism for defining, managing, viewing the
    performance data needed to ensure the efficient performance of FusionWorks
    products.
    

Openet continues to roll out applications and solutions that run on the FusionWorks Framework. For the most updated information for the FusionWorks Framework, please visit http://www.openet.com/products-services/products/fusionworks-framework.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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