Oracle Press Release

Two Additional Oracle Communications Solutions Achieve TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification to Help Reduce Technology Procurement Risks and Costs

Oracle Offers Largest Frameworx Conformance Certified Solution Footprint to Support Communications Industry Concept-to-Cash Business Processes

TM FORUM MANAGEMENT WORLD, NICE – May 14, 2013

News Summary

Oracle achieves TM Forum’s Frameworx Conformance Certification for Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery (RSDOD) solution, Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery (RODOD) solution and Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) for Communications. TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification program helps standardize how communications industry solutions are assessed and enables service providers and carriers to reduce the risks and costs associated with technology acquisition and implementation.

News Facts

Oracle today announced that it has completed TM Forum’s Frameworx Conformance Certification assessment process for both the Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery solution and the Oracle Application Integration Architecture for Communications product. In addition, Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery solution has been re-certified as conformant to Frameworx. Oracle was the first provider to complete the TM Forum’s Frameworx Solution Conformance Certification assessment process in May 2011.
TM Forum’s Frameworx Product and Solution Conformance Certification Assessments enable suppliers and service providers to independently verify a product or solution’s conformance to the Frameworx Business Process and Information Frameworks. The certified conformance to industry standards also helps communications service providers (CSPs) reduce risks associated with complex integration projects and reduce vendor lock-in.
In conjunction with the previously certified Oracle Communications Unified Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) solution, Oracle has achieved the widest certified solutions footprint for concept-to-cash business process solutions in the communications industry. These solutions cover nearly 25 distinct Level 2 and 100 distinct Level 3 processes, as defined in TM Forum’s Frameworx Business Process Framework (eTOM).
Oracle’s Frameworx-conformant solutions support a new industry paradigm by helping CSPs reduce the costs and risks of procurement and deployment with its suite of industry-standard products.

Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery Frameworx Conformance Certification Details:

Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery is a complete product-based service fulfillment solution that helps accelerate time to market, shorten order cycles and reduce operational costs. This product:
Helps simplify order fulfillment processes and improve full order lifecycle management
Provides prebuilt support for a large number of domains and network technologies to help reduce deployment time and cost
Enhances customer satisfaction with real-time visibility across the order lifecycle
Oracle Communications Rapid Service Design and Order Delivery was certified against TM Forum Frameworx Business Process Framework (eTOM).

Oracle Application Integration Architecture for Communications Frameworx Conformance Certification Details:

Oracle Application Integration Architecture for Communications helps simplify cross-application business process integration to optimize operations and deliver more compelling services faster. This product:
Enables faster implementation with lower costs and risk due to prebuilt integrations of Oracle applications
Promotes rapid deployment, reusability and configurability of business processes with process integration packs to save significant time and cost
Helps deliver the value of a service-oriented architecture (SOA) quickly, while also simplifying maintenance through extended vendor support
Oracle Application Integration Architecture for Communications was certified against TM Forum’s Frameworx Information Framework (SID).

Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery Frameworx Conformance Certification Details:

Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery is a comprehensive, fully integrated solution that can cost effectively accelerate offer introduction and enables accurate order delivery. This product:
Enables end-to-end order lifecycle management to help reduce offer time to market, order cycle time and operational expenses
Streamlines order delivery with advanced, prebuilt order management capabilities, helping reduce order fallout
Improves customer satisfaction with real-time visibility across the order lifecycle

Supporting Quotes

“Oracle’s continued involvement with the Frameworx Conformance Certification program reflects the company’s commitment to industry standards and interoperability. As technologies become more complex, this type of commitment from vendors is essential to support the business processes of leading communications service providers,” said Keith Willetts, Chairman, TM Forum.
“In today’s fast-paced communications market, a standard language by which CSPs can more easily compare vendors’ offerings, make better informed purchase decisions and accelerate discovery, integration and implementation, helps CSPs maintain a competitive edge. We are pleased to continue our relationship with TM Forum and the Frameworx Conformance Certification process and increase our footprint of certified solutions,” said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications.

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About Oracle Communications

Oracle’s software and systems span the communications industry technology landscape — from carrier-grade servers, storage and IT infrastructure, to mission-critical business and operational support systems and service delivery platforms; from business intelligence applications and retail point-of-sale solutions to the Java platform running on more than three billion mobile and handheld devices. Oracle helps 100 of the world's top 100 service providers innovate and exploit new business models, build strong, profitable customer relationships, and streamline operations. For more information, visit http://www.oracle.com/us/industries/communications/index.html

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