Cambridge, ON (PRWEB) May 16, 2005
BillSoft, Inc., the market leader for taxation, and LogiSense Corporation, the world's leading provider of IP Billing and network service management products for service providers competing in the converged IP services market, today announced an alliance to provide joint customers with an integrated, real-time billing and taxation solution that enables service and telecommunications providers to offer comprehensive, accurate billing and taxation for existing and new services.
With over 200,000 different taxes in the U.S., service providers are faced with challenges that make provisioning for and calculating communications taxes an incredibly complex task. With the integrated solution from LogiSense and BillSoft, EngageIP Billing/OSS customers can now subscribe to BillSoft's EZTax license or ASP model to automate the complex process of identifying the changes in taxation for each of their service areas, ensuring all taxes collected are current and accurately calculated.
ÂThe demand for service providers to address the convergent IP services market is driving the need for a Âbest-of-breed' back-office taxation and billing solution, critical in the reduction of capital expenditures, while realizing a fast return on investment.Â said Louie Conceicao, Director of Marketing, LogiSense Corporation.
ÂTax reconciliation and compliance is exceedingly difficult for today's operators to handle,Â said Vicki Klein, President of BillSoft. ÂThe powerful combination of EngageIP Billing/OSS and EZTax provides customers with highly flexible and automated processes, resulting in systems that offer improved accuracy and proper billing and revenue collection. This also offers increased control over the systems for a quick and easy roll-out of new product and service offerings.Â
The integrated solution, which includes BillSoft's EZTax and the LogiSense EngageIP Billing/OSS rating and billing solution is designed to capture, label, group and provision customer data for rating and billing in real-time according to federal, state, county and local tax rules and is currently in the rollout phase with initial joint customer deployments.
About BillSoft, Inc.
BillSoft specializes in enhancing billing systems and service bureau products by providing taxation, data customization, address scrubbing, jurisdiction assignment, and compliance filing solutions. BillSoft's Â Your Total Tax Solution Â consists of EZTax, EZData TM , EZFile TM , BillSoft Online, EZGeo TM , EZTax Viewer, tax compliance filing, and tax consulting services. BillSoft's flagship product, EZTax, is the most comprehensive communications tax package available. Taxing in excess of 1.8 billion transactions per hour, EZTax is by far the highest performance system on the market. With the availability of taxation for products and services in 81 countries, EZTax provides the most comprehensive tax system for the best overall value. EZTax is supported on a wide array of platforms including the IBM S/390, IBM AS/400, Hewlett Packard's HPUX (32 and 62 bit), Data General's DGUX, Intel Linux, Sun Solaris (32 and 64 bit), IBM RS/6000 AIX, Bull Escala AIX and Windows NT/2000/2003 environments. In addition, BillSoft is partnered with billing and OSS providers, providing communications companies with a one-stop approach to a seamless billing/taxation system. For more information about BillSoft, Inc., please visit http://www.billsoft.com.
About LogiSense Corporation
LogiSense Corporation is the world's leading provider of IP network service management products for service providers competing in the converged IP services market. The EngageIP products and bundles address specific network usage administration requirements including billing, cost allocation, customer care, traffic management and IP services delivery. Using EngageIP products, key industry verticals including Voice over IP, Wireless, Hotspots, Professional Services, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retailers and Education are well equipped to administer, automate and optimize network access services. For more information about LogiSense, please visit http://www.logisense.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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