Cable Technology Feature Article
November 20, 2008
NetCracker's OSS Solution to Help Deploy Videotron's Converged Infrastructure
By Shamila Janakiraman, TMCnet Contributor
Videotron Ltd. selects NetCracker’s innovative OSS solution which will help it accelerate the deployment of high capacity, converged infrastructure for the delivery of high-content services. The OSS solution will help in deploying Videotron’s optical and cable infrastructure.
NetCracker’s (News - Alert) OSS solution will help Videotron in reducing operational expenses, speed up delivery of services and also improve the quality of service. It is expected to enhance NetCracker’s offerings in the global Cable market.
Quebec-based Videotron is a subsidiary of Quebecor Media. It is an integrated communications company specializing in cable broadcasting, interactive multimedia develoment, Internet access services, cable telephony and wireless telephone services.
“NetCracker’s superior architecture and ability to integrate easily with other systems will allow Videotron to track accurately the deployment of our state-of-the-art network,” said Michel Allard, VP Technology Development at Videotron.
Allard emphasized that the breadth and depth of NetCracker’s solution and technical expertise besides their proven experience in supporting advanced technologies will help Videotron to deploy services and networks faster at lesser cost leading to increase in customer satisfaction.
NetCracker will be deploying its Resource Inventory module and will also offer its professional services. NetCracker’s solution will consolidate and replace Videotron’s legacy systems that the company uses to manage its physical and logical inventory. Videotron will now be able to optimize asset management and capacity utilization for reducing both capital and operating expenses.
“The ability of NetCracker’s solution to rapidly model complex technologies will future-proof Videotron’s network deployment and management,” said Andrew Feinberg, President and CEO of NetCracker Technology. “We are most pleased to support Videotron’s mission to provide customers with the best possible experience and to be one of the most profitable service providers in the industry.”
Service providers will be able to deliver complex new services faster leveraging NetCracker’s ability to transform the Service Layer and manage Network and IT from a single platform. NetCracker’s flexible and scalable solutions enable providers world wide to increase speed of service delivery, streamline operations, bring down costs and gain customer confidence.
NetCracker Technology is a global Solution Company which helps service providers to deliver and manage convergent and content-rich offerings. Its software and implementation experience enables it to enhance service and resource management.
Shamila Janakiraman is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Shamila’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Jessica Kostek