NetCracker Receives Stratecast Global CSP Billing-Partner Management Market Share Leadership Award

  NetCracker Receives Stratecast Global CSP Billing-Partner Management Market
  Share Leadership Award

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WALTHAM, Mass. -- December 30, 2013

NetCracker Technology announced today that it has received the 2013 Global CSP
Billing-Partner Management Market Share Leadership Award from Stratecast |
Frost & Sullivan.

According to Stratecast, the award is presented to the company that has
demonstrated excellence in capturing the highest market share within the
global CSP billing market segment of Partner Management. The Award recognizes
the company's leadership position within the industry in terms of revenue.

According to the Best Practices Research report with the same name, Stratecast
identified NetCracker as leading the market with a 51% share for the Partner
Management sector. NetCracker is also identified as a leader in all six
billing domains defined by Stratecast, including billing mediation, rating and
charging, other core billing, policy management, interconnect and settlement,
and partner management.^1

“The communications marketplace is increasing its customer focus on
partner-supplied service bundles and mCommerce with retail merchants,” said
Karl Whitelock, Director, Global OSS BSS Strategy at Stratecast | Frost &
Sullivan. “With this growing trend, the partner management and compensation
processes are garnering more attention now than at any time in the past.
Solution suppliers such as NetCracker, with deep knowledge of this critical
functionality, are essential in bringing critical insight and solutions to
this business management domain.”

“Billing Partner Management is an area that is increasingly important to our
customers,” said Sanjay Mewada, Vice President, Strategy at NetCracker. “As
their M2M, wholesale and third-party business models diversify, real-time
data, lower per-transaction costs, and end-to-end visibility in the billing
process become critical. We are thrilled to be recognized for our leadership
in Partner Management by Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan.”

Stratecast identifies Partner Management as one of the newer segments of CSP
billing as well as one of the fastest growing. For the award, Stratecast
interviewed and analyzed more than 100 suppliers, covering various aspects of
the end-to-end CSP billing marketplace.

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^1 Market Share Leadership Award, Stratecast CSP Billing – Partner Management
Global, 2013; Best Practices Research, November 2013

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

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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

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respective owners. ©2013 NEC Corporation.

About Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan

Stratecast collaborates with our clients to reach smart business decisions in
the rapidly evolving and hyper-competitive Information and Communications
Technology markets. Leveraging a mix of action-oriented subscription research
and customized consulting engagements, Stratecast delivers knowledge and
perspective that is only attainable through years of real-world experience in
an industry where customers are collaborators; today’s partners are tomorrow’s
competitors; and agility and innovation are essential elements for success.
Contact your Stratecast Account Executive to engage our experience to assist
you in attaining your growth objectives.

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with
clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges
and related growth opportunities that will make or break today’s market
participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth
strategies for the Global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the
investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave
of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive
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