Vertel Providing TMN Development Software to Quintessent for OSS Interconnect Solution; Partnership Assists Telecom Service Providers in Number Portability and Customer Care.WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 1998--Vertel Corp. (Nasdaq:VRTL), a leading supplier of telecommunications management network The Telecommunications Management Network is a protocol model defined by ITU-T for managing open systems in a communications network. It is part of the ITU-T Recommendation series M.3000 and is based on the OSI management specifications in ITU-T Recommendation series X.700. (TMN (Telecommunications Management Network) A set of international standards for network management from the ITU. It is used by large carriers such as Sprint, Verizon and AT&T. ) platforms and development environments, and Quintessent Communications Inc., a leading provider of Operations Support Systems Operations Support Systems (also called Operational Support Systems or OSS) are computer systems used by telecommunications service providers. The term OSS most frequently describes "network systems" dealing with the telecom network itself, supporting processes such (OSS Oss (ôs), city (1994 pop. 62,141), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands; chartered 1399. It is a significant industrial center. Manufactures include meat products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipment, and metalware. ) interconnect software solutions, Tuesday announced a partnership that provides Quintessent the necessary software platforms to build the QConnect message adapter interface that utilizes and leverages TMN.
The QConnect adapters resulting from this partnership are TMN compliant, enabling complex business transactions such as number portability See NP. (NP), customer long-distance account administration (known as PIC/CARE) and system trouble ticket administration for telecommunications service providers.
Quintessent now offers TMN interfaces for external communications between the systems of trading partners and NP administration centers (NPACs), and internal communications This article's grammar usage needs improvement. Please edit this article in accordance with Wikipedia's . within the service provider's networks.
"Vertel's technology and products add to our existing set of message adapters and fill a key requirement for our multi-feature OSS interconnect solution," said Dale Quick, Quintessent's Executive Vice President for Marketing and Business Development.
"For years, Vertel has been the leading provider of TMN standards based, development products. Vertel's track record of building quality products has positioned them to be the best provider of TMN development tools and platforms for QConnect and our customers."
"Quintessent's ability to make their QConnect adapter TMN compliant is greatly accelerated by Vertel's experience and leading edge products," said Cyrus Irani, Vice President of Marketing for Vertel.
"Utilizing our software and assistance, they're developing message adapters for all information models and data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. protocols used by carriers. This further strengthens the versatility and usability of QConnect interconnection."
Quintessent's QConnect solution, built over a comprehensive core services The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter.
Please help [ improve the introduction] to meet Wikipedia's layout standards. You can discuss the issue on the talk page. platform, cost-effectively enables telecommunication service providers to supply solutions that meet the 1996 Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission (FCC), independent executive agency of the U.S. government established in 1934 to regulate interstate and foreign communications in the public interest. mandate to interconnect OSSs with competing telecom carrier networks. The product uses multiple message adapters to process simultaneous streams of information among carriers in real time.
QConnect is built over a CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) A software-based interface from the Object Management Group (OMG) that allows software modules (objects) to communicate with each other no matter where they are located on a private network or the global backbone, and offers modular business transaction applications. It provides an environment for performing common services such as application management, business- process execution, system security, data logging (data) data logging - (data acquisition) Storing a series of measurements over time, usually from a sensor that converts a physical quantity such as temperature, pressure, relative humidity, light, resistance, current, power, speed, vibration into a voltage that is then converted and system management.
Quintessent Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of OSS interconnect software products and services for the telecommunications industry. Quintessent delivers solutions that efficiently and seamlessly interconnect the OSSs of carriers, enabling them to act as trading partners and reap the benefits of open competition.
The privately held Bellevue, Washington Bellevue is a rapidly growing city in King County, Washington, U.S., across Lake Washington from Seattle. Long known as a suburb or satellite city of Seattle, it is now categorized as an edge city or a boomburb. company has a great level of industry expertise in building and integrating network and service management solutions. For more information contact Quintessent through its Web site at http://www.quintcom.com, or by phone at 425/201-2500.
Vertel (Nasdaq:VRTL) develops and markets software for the management and operations of telecommunications networks. The company provides advanced telecommunications management network (TMN) solutions including communications infrastructure products, network management platforms, and applications software for telecommunication carrier networks worldwide.
In addition, Vertel serves telecommunications equipment manufacturers, computer-systems OEMs and Internet access providers. The company is based in Woodland Hills, California and has sales offices throughout the world. Contact Vertel on the World Wide Web at http://www.vertel.com.
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CONTACT: Vertel Corp., Woodland Hills
Vicki Vaughn, 818/227-1456
Quintessent Communications Inc., Bellevue
Dale Quick, 425/201-2512