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NetCracker Initiates Large-Scale Expansion in the TOMS Domain

Company Will Represent NEC Telecom Software Business

WALTHAM, MA and TOKYO February 24, 2010 NetCracker Technology announced today that it has initiated large-scale business expansion whereby its parent company, NEC, will consolidate its Telecom Operations and Management Systems (TOMS) software and services business under NetCracker.

Industry analysts define the TOMS domain to include Business and Operations Management Systems, Network Management Systems, Service Platforms, and associated applications.

These assets, valued in the Billions of dollars, include some of the most innovative applications, products, and service platforms as well as NECs comprehensive portfolio of services. These assets include:

Customer and Service Management: Including CRM and Billing, on-line care/self-service, subscriber and device management, and mediation

Service Platforms: Service Delivery Platform (SDP), SaaS, and Applications for IM, M2M, Chat, Presence, Push to X, Video and content distribution, and security applications

Network Management: Element and Network Management Systems, Network and Service Assurance including SQM and Monitoring, as well as device and equipment control

Professional and Managed Services: NECs R&D, Delivery, Operations, Support, and Maintenance centers in Asia, the Americas, and Europe staffed with skilled professionals will complement NetCrackers delivery expertise in transformation projects. The comprehensive service offerings include:

  • Planning & Consulting. Covering initial needs assessment, business case building, and business optimization services
  • End-to-End Turnkey Delivery. Including full solution delivery, program governance (PMO), and deployment service offerings
  • Operations & and Maintenance. With multiple levels of support and maintenance, training, operational assistance, and staff augmentation
  • OSS/BSS/TOMS Outsourcing. Including managed services for service fulfillment, service management, self-service portals, and other OSS/BSS areas

With the new level of responsibility and support, NetCracker will effectively compete in the larger Telecom Operations and Management Systems (TOMS) solutions space. NetCracker will also continue its commitment to leadership and innovation in the core telecom OSS.

The communications industry is undergoing a fundamental shift in how service providers operate, innovate, and interact with their customers, said Dr Nobuhiro Endo, Member of the Board and Senior Vice President of NEC. NetCracker now represents the best of NECs innovation and success in delivering software and services to the Telecom Industry, enabling them to fundamentally transform their businesses and continue to deliver outstanding value to their customers.

Both NetCracker and NEC see the strategic value in consolidating services and solutions in the Telecom space to compete more effectively for the increased demand among carriers for end-to-end solutions from a single, strategic partner, said Andrew Feinberg, President and CEO of NetCracker. Leveraging NECs capabilities, manpower, and innovation, NetCracker now has the resources and capabilities that will assist our customers to successfully undertake their business transformations.

For more information, visit http://www.netcracker.com/.
About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the proven partner for communications service providers and cable operators offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an on-demand world. For more information, please visit www.NetCracker.com.

NetCracker is a registered trademark of NetCracker Technology Corp. All other company or product names mentioned in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

Media Contacts:

Juliet Shavit
SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
+1 215-504-4272

Joanna Larivee
NetCracker Technology
+1 (781) 419-3374

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. 2014 NEC Corporation.

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