TITLE

OSS/BSS: Taking care of business

AUTHOR(S)
B. R. S.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
CED;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various market developments related to operations support systems (OSS)/business support systems (BSS). It says that service providers who have been in business have either accumulated multiple OSS/BSS or have an OSS/BSS that is an accumulation of add-ons and extensions. Moreover, it states that OSS/BSS vendors have their own version of a grand unification theory, however, they still have to deal with legacy systems.
ACCESSION #
35519282

 

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