Sigma Systems

Sigma Systems

May 07, 2007 08:30 ET

Sigma Systems Announces Release 3.2 of 3rd Generation Broadband IP Solutions

OSS Leader Enables End-to-End Automation for Any Broadband IP Access Technology

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2007) - Sigma Systems,, a premier provider and leader in the design, development and deployment of OSS service management solutions, announced the general availability of Release 3.2 of its broadband IP service management solutions.

Sigma Solution Release 3.2 is the assembly of the industry best practices for OSS service management and relevant order management, service authorization, resource management, provisioning/activation, and self-care of HSD/ISP, VoIP and digital video services.

Sigma's Broadband IP Solutions are pre-configured to manage triple play deployments and afford a common solution architecture to migrate to "All Play" services in support of the evolution to IMS. These solutions may be deployed for broadband IP access network technologies including DOCSIS 1.x/2.x/3.x, PacketCable 1.x/2.x, DSL, FTTx, WiFi, WiMax and 2-Way satellite.

"Sigma Solutions for Broadband IP service providers and its ongoing product enhancements stem from over 11 years of extensive hands-on triple and quad-play deployment experience, and direct input from our customers - major service providers in North America, EMEA, Asia Pacific and CALA," said Rick Mallon, VP of Product Management, Sigma Systems. "As the global leader in OSS service management, our solutions help operators automate operations and rapidly deploy HSD/ISP, VoIP, video and converged services over any broadband IP access network infrastructure - whether fixed or wireless."

Sigma Solutions are powered by the industry leading Sigma Service Management Platform (SMP). SMP is highly reliable and scalable OSS platform that is built upon a J2EE architecture, a federated information model and adheres to TMF standards including the OSS-J order management APIs. Sigma SMP and its solutions enable new and innovative subscribed, on-demand and event-driven services through its open and configurable architecture, APIs and adapter integration frameworks.

Sigma Solutions are developed and tested with best practices in service management derived from Sigma's extensive experience in commercial deployments with leading vendors such as:

- Business Support Systems: Convergys, CSG Systems, AMDOCS, Siebel

- Call Management Servers: Nortel, Siemens, Cisco, Cedar Point & Broadsoft

- Inter-Carrier (E-bonding) Gateways: Level (3), Sprint

- Device Provisioning Systems: Cisco, BigBand, Incognito, Sigma, Lucent

- Voice Mail: IP Unity-Glenayre, Openwave, Comverse

- Premium Content: Synacor

- ISP Privacy & Security: F-Secure and Radialpoint

- Email: Openwave, Sun (iPlanet)

- Web Hosting: Apache, Openwave

- Video (Conditional Access) - Nagravision, Conax

As of Release 3.2, Sigma's Broadband IP solutions offer 16 pre-configured solutions that support over 70 pre-built network, application and device related systems and 10 Business Support System adapters. The 3rd generation of Sigma's Solutions have been deployed, or are planned for deployment at these leading service providers: Charter, TELUS, Echostar, Suddenlink, Cable One, Shaw Communications, Rogers Communications, TV Cabo and Jupiter Communications - @Net Home Japan.

About Sigma Systems

Sigma Systems is a premier provider and leader in the design, development, and deployment of OSS service management solutions. A global company, we automate Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) business and operational processes enabling them to define, activate, manage and diagnose subscribed, on-demand and real-time IP broadband and wireless services. Sigma All Play Solutions provide the "Intelligence Behind Converged Services Delivery".

Sigma's proven software provides CSPs with industry leading solutions for voice (circuit switch, VoIP, SIP, cellular voice), video (IPTV, DTV, ITV, VOD, PPV), data (DSL, DOCSIS, 2-way satellite, mobile and WiFi/WiMax data), and IMS-based services.

Sigma has 10 years experience using a proven implementation methodology that provides rapid deployment integration and turn-up in multi-service, multi-technology operating environments. Today, we manage fifty (50) deployments for communications service providers, such as Cox Communications, TELUS, Rogers Communications, TVCabo, Shaw Communications and Jupiter-@NetHome Japan, and others with a combined total of over 25 million subscribers managed on our platform, across North America, EMEA, CALA and APAC.

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