Netformx and Stratecast to Present at TM Forum Leadership Webinar

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Telco’s Cloud Offering Differentiator: Bundle Layer 1 to Layer 7 and More

Netformx DesignXpert® is the acknowledged leader in intelligent network design platforms

Cloud Service providers must be able to accurately design and price unique offerings that deliver the critical customer requirements such as security, flexibility, management and control

Netformx is pleased to invite the service provider industry and others with supporting interest to participate in the TM Forum Leadership Webinar “Telco’s Cloud Offering Differentiator: Bundle Layer 1 to Layer 7 and More. This complimentary webinar with presentations from the TM Forum, Stratecast and Netformx will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 10:00-11:00 am EDT time.

"As consumers of cloud services, enterprises have unique requirements for interconnection with multiple locations and interoperability with multiple public and private network and IT elements” said Nancee Ruzicka, Business Analyst, Stratecast/Frost & Sullivan. “In order to design a solution that delivers each enterprise the features and functionality it requires, service providers need sophisticated tools to ensure that customer requirements are accurately captured and the design seamlessly flows through the order-to-activation process."

In today’s ever changing world, cloud services is the next important trend that will clearly increase the complexity of service providers offerings in addition to presenting significant BSS and OSS challenges.

Service providers have an opportunity to better position themselves to effectively compete with other cloud service providers through the bundling of network services, computing infrastructure, applications and managed services to ensure complete delivery of IT functions to enterprise customers. These solutions cannot be found in the product catalog of the service provider and that means iterative designs, longer sales and implementation cycles with the added challenge of an efficient BSS/OSS becoming even more critical.

Join us to take a look at the crucial role solution management can play and find out how to automate sales and fulfillment processes to ensure efficient and deployable projects which will support the service provider’s continued growth and evolution.

“Cloud Service providers must be able to accurately design and price unique offerings that deliver the critical customer requirements such as security, flexibility, management and control” said Aileen Smith, SVP Collaboration Programs of the TM Forum. “The approach presented in this webinar, allied with the Forum’s Frameworx and ongoing work in the areas of security and SLA management will assist with the rapid deployment of enterprise cloud services, helping cloud service providers meet their emerging customer demands.”

Through this Webinar you will:

  •     learn about a new approach for handling complex offerings suitable for cloud services
  •     better understand the importance and methods for integrating solution management and fulfillment systems
  •     hear how this level of integration improves sales productivity and fulfillment efficiency
  •     gain an understanding of TM Forum’s Cloud Initiative and the key benefits of service providers staying relevant and taking on these additional roles

Speakers:

  •     Ittai Bareket, CEO, Netformx
  •     Nancee Ruzicka, Business Analyst, Stratecast: A Division of Frost and Sullivan
  •     Aileen Smith, Senior Vice President Member Collaboration, TM Forum

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
10:00-11:00am U.S. Eastern Time (EDT, UTC -5)
4:00-5:00pm Central European Time (CET, UTC +1)

Registration
Click Here to Register or go to the Training and Webcast Tab at http://www.TMForum.org.
About Netformx

Imagine Your Network …
Netformx automates the end-to-end process of designing networks and enables collaborative workflows within and across organizations. Service providers, systems integrators and manufacturers use the award winning Netformx Solutions worldwide to transform enterprise customer requirements into deployable network solutions. Today, at least 25,000 networking design and sales professionals around the globe use Netformx products. Our users are part of high-performance teams at systems integrators and service providers that include AT&T, Bell Canada, Sprint, Verizon, Mountain West Telecom, CenturyLink, HP Network Solution Group, Orange Business, Swisscom, Dimension Data, Belgacom and many others, both large and small. In addition, Netformx equipment vendor partners include Cisco, Juniper, Avaya, Nortel, TrippLite, Adtran, APC, Belden, and TerraWave Solutions among others.

Founded in 1994, Netformx is a privately held company headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley and maintains an R&D facility in Tel Aviv, Israel. More information can be found at http://www.netformx.com

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