TORONTO--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2013) - Sigma Systems, a leading OSS provider offering catalog-driven service fulfillment solutions, today announced that Richard Hubble has joined Sigma as Vice President & Managing Director for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. Richard assumes full leadership responsibility for Sales, Account Management, Partners and Alliances, and Regional Delivery for Sigma's business throughout the regions.
"Sigma has significantly enhanced our regional sales, support and service capabilities to reflect the global demand for our OSS solutions," said Tim Spencer, Sigma's president and COO. "Richard brings a wealth of industry and leadership experience to the team and will be a valuable resource for our customers throughout the region as they leverage Sigma's solutions to support their evolving business models."
Richard has held many international sales, strategic marketing, business development and general management roles within the BSS and OSS segments of the global telecommunications industry. He joins Sigma from Hewlett-Packard, where he focused on tier one communications service providers, broadcasters and utility companies across EMEA. Prior to HP, Richard was VP Sales EMEA for the OSS Division of Amdocs, where he drove the OSS Division's business expansion across EMEA following their acquisition of Cramer.
"Sigma has established itself as a formidable force within the OSS industry. The company's leadership in service fulfillment and provisioning solutions for IP services has made them a sought-after partner by service providers who are leveraging the newest applications to strengthen their business models and deliver profits," said Hubble. "Sigma's catalog-driven approach and ability to provision cloud, SaaS, M2M and other revenue-generating services offers real benefits to service providers."
This announcement is the latest in Sigma's long term strategy to enhance its resources to serve its growing roster of telecommunications and cable customers worldwide. The company has increased its sales and support teams across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and expanded its solutions centres in Toronto and Pune. The company has also made significant investments in research and development to expand the capabilities of its Service Management (SMP) and Device Provisioning (DPM) platforms, with the addition of service creation toolkits and technology cartridges, providing service providers with the ability to provision more value added services, including VoIP, mobile, 4G, IP video, FTTH and other services as well as SaaS, M2M or cloud-based services.
About Sigma Systems
Sigma Systems is the authority in ordering and provisioning converged broadband services. Sigma's extensible Service Management Platform delivers precise automation for rapid and error-free introduction of new services. Sigma's SMP provisions all access networks including xDSL, FTTx, 2G, 3G, 4G-LTE and DOCSIS. Sigma's SMP activates all of the key valued added services including VoIP, IPTV and cloud-based SaaS, and M2M applications. Sigma's OSS can integrate with your existing legacy systems, enabling you to extend the return on your past investments. With Sigma, you have access to an experienced Customer Enablement team that is committed to superior delivery assurance and empowers you to realize the full benefit of the platform, continuously improve your service delivery, and achieve operational success. For more information about Sigma Systems, visit http://www.sigma-systems.com and follow the company on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sigmasystems.