NetCracker TOMS Solution Upgrade to Improve Videotron’s Infrastructure Management

  NetCracker TOMS Solution Upgrade to Improve Videotron’s Infrastructure
  Management

  NetCracker’s Newest TOMS Release to Reduce Costs and Enhance Efficiency of
                              Network Operations

TM Forum Management World Americas 2012

Business Wire

WALTHAM, Mass. -- December 03, 2012

NetCracker Technology announced today that Videotron, a leading Canadian
telecommunications provider, has chosen to upgrade its current TOMS (Telecom
Operations and Management Solution) software to the latest NetCracker release.
NetCracker’s professional services team will deliver the upgrade and provide
Videotron with new and improved capabilities to more efficiently manage its
network infrastructure.

Upgrading to the latest NetCracker release will enable Videotron to improve
its network mapping and maximize its capacity utilization of network
resources, including both physical assets and logical connections. This
enhanced functionality will drive operational efficiency at the same time that
it reduces the overall cost of operating and maintaining Videotron’s network.

“This upgrade will enable us to further increase the return on our network
investment by ensuring the highest level of capacity and asset utilization,”
said Pierre Roy Porretta, Videotron’s Vice-President Engineering, Research &
Development. “Through projects like this, NetCracker has proven to be a
strategic business partner, providing us with solutions and technical
expertise that help optimize our networks and future proof our product lines.”

NetCracker and Videotron have a long and productive relationship delivering a
number of successful implementations and expansions. In previous projects,
NetCracker has helped Videotron consolidate its legacy systems and gain the
flexibility to roll out and support new services and offerings — including
quad-play bundles. Most recently, NetCracker completed a data migration of
Videotron’s circuit inventory.

“It is a testament to the partnership we have established with Videotron that
they have once again chosen to leverage NetCracker’s best-in-class products,
professional services, and solution delivery expertise to enhance their
infrastructure management capabilities,” said Sylvain Seignour, NetCracker’s
Vice President Americas and Europe. “I am confident that this upgrade will be
another successful step forward as our combined project teams position
Videotron for greater competitive differentiation, stronger customer
satisfaction, and enhanced profitability.”

About NetCracker Technology

NetCracker Technology, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is the leading
provider of BSS/OSS solutions to service providers around the
world.NetCracker’s comprehensive, end-to-end BSS/OSS offering includes
billing, customer care, online rating & charging, resource and network
management, IT platforms, and service fulfillment & assurance, as well as an
extensive professional services portfolio that includes managed services and
end-to-end outsourcing. Our innovative, end-to-end BSS/OSS solutions enable
service providers to operationalize next-generation connectivity, maximize the
convergence of network and IT, monetize content, and deliver a compelling
customer experience. 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.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband
network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized
needs of a diversified global base of customers. NEC delivers tailored
solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electron devices, by
integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks. The NEC Group employs
more than 140,000 people worldwide. For additional information, please visit
the NEC website at: http://www.nec.com.

Contact:

Media:
SmartMark Communications for NetCracker
Juliet Shavit, +1-215-504-4272
jshavit@smartmarkusa.com
or
NetCracker Technology
Joanna Larivee, +1-781-419-3374
Joanna.Larivee@NetCracker.com
 
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