Oracle Helps Communications Service Providers Optimize Networks and Speed Product Delivery

Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:00am EST

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  BARCELONA, SPAIN, Feb 25 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts

--  Oracle today announced a new release of its Oracle Communications
    Operations Support Systems (OSS) suite with the general availability
    of Oracle Communications Design Studio 7.2.2, Oracle Communications
    Order and Service Management 7.2.2, Oracle Communications Unified
    Inventory Management 7.2.2, Oracle Communications Network Integrity
    7.2.2, Oracle Communications Network Intelligence 7.2.2, Oracle
    Communications ASAP 7.2.0 P1 and Oracle Communications IPSA 7.2.0 P1.
--  The expanded Oracle Communications OSS suite, when configured for the
    Oracle Communications Network Resource Management solution, enables
    communications service providers (CSPs) to plan, build, optimize and
    transform networks -- including building out mobile backhaul and fiber
    broadband networks, repatriating stranded network assets, reducing
    leased capacity costs and supporting network consolidation and
--  The Oracle Communications OSS suite, when configured for the Oracle
    Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery solution,
    accelerates CSPs' ability to design, launch and deliver new services
    -- such as LTE, IPTV, VoIP, broadband access and data services --
    quickly and cost effectively.


Product Details

--  This latest release of Oracle's pre-integrated OSS suite enables:
    --  Faster solution deployments due to a simpler graphical
        configuration for the user interface and enhanced inventory
        support for assigning channels to connectivity services
    --  Simpler solution deployments with reduced risk and cost through
        pre-built support for a number of standard technologies --
        including SDH and SONET with support for E-carrier, T-carrier and
        J-carrier digital system standards -- for multiplexed
        communication transmission
    --  Increased accuracy of the network inventory data through
        productized integration of network discovery / reconciliation with
        network inventory -- particularly important for large,
        capital-intensive optical networks
    --  Standardized and automated solution deployments with the
        introduction of reusable design patterns and auto-generated
        solution configurations for a number of service and technology
        domains -- including mobile GSM/3GPP, cable TV, digital video,
        VoIP, IP virtual private networks (VPN) and metro Ethernet
    --  Simplified introduction and delivery of complex enterprise
        services -- such as IP VPNs and metro Ethernet -- with productized
        solution integration of Oracle Communications Order and Service
        Management with Oracle Communications IP Service Activator
--  Oracle Communications OSS suite has been certified on a consistent and
    contemporary technical platform that supports Oracle Solaris and
    Oracle Linux operating systems, Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle
    Database. It also supports virtually seamless upgrades from earlier
    versions for easier and consistent incorporation of new technology,
    security and performance updates.
--  CSPs can deploy the entire Oracle Communications OSS suite or
    selectively implement specific solutions or applications in a modular
    fashion, integrating third party components. The suite is also fully
    integrated with the Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order
    Delivery solution using Oracle Application Integration Architecture to
    support an end-to-end "Order to Activate" business process.


Supporting Quotes

--  "LG U+ has deployed Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management
    and Oracle Communications Network Integrity to manage both our fixed
    and fast growing mobile LTE networks. The new capabilities and
    increased integration included in this release will help us improve
    our inventory data accuracy, reduce customization and further
    transform our OSS environment," said Young-Keun Han, head of OSS
    development, LG U+ Korea.
--  "This latest release of the Oracle Communications OSS suite further
    demonstrates Oracle's commitment to providing our customers with an
    integrated application suite that helps enable revenue growth through
    the rapid launch and delivery of customer-facing communications
    services and helps reduce complexity and cost with more efficient
    network resource management," said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice
    president and general manager, Oracle Communications.


Supporting Resources

--  Oracle Communications
--  Oracle Communications Network Resource Management
--  Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery
--  Oracle Communications Design Studio
--  Oracle Communications Order and Service Management
--  Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management
--  Oracle Communications Network Integrity
--  Oracle Communications Network Intelligence
--  Oracle Communications ASAP
--  Oracle Communications IP Service Activator
--  Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery
--  Oracle Solaris
--  Oracle Linux
--  Oracle WebLogic Server
--  Oracle Database
--  Oracle Communications on YouTube
--  Oracle Communications on Diigo
--  Oracle Communications on Facebook
--  Oracle Communications on Twitter
--  Oracle Communications on LinkedIn


About Oracle Communications 
 Only Oracle's software and systems
span the communications industry technology landscape -- from
carrier-grade servers, storage and IT infrastructure, to mission-critical
business and operational support systems and service delivery platforms;
from business intelligence applications and retail point-of-sale
solutions to the Java platform running on more than three billion mobile
and handheld devices. Oracle helps 100 of the world's top 100 service
providers innovate and exploit new business models, build strong,
profitable customer relationships, and streamline operations. For more
information, visit 

    About Oracle
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the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle
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    About Oracle in Industries
 Oracle industry solutions leverage the
company's best-in-class portfolio of products to address complex business
processes relevant to the communications industry, helping speed time to
market, reduce costs, and gain a competitive edge.

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Katie Barron 

Janice Clayton 
O'Keeffe & Company 

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