Optiva Inc.., a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on private and public cloud, has launched Optiva Charging Engine private and public cloud edition.
The new version allows operators who are not ready to move to the public cloud to take advantage of its advantages over the private cloud and maintain security, control and compliance with regulatory requirements.
Two telecommunications operators, a Tier 1 and a Tier 2 in EMEA, are currently in the process of upgrading to the new version of Optiva Charging Engine on their private clouds.
The new release builds on the capabilities of the previous release with the added power and performance of Google Cloud Platform automation tools and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) methodologies available on the private cloud.
This allows operators to access new features and functionality through a centrally managed approach and have the freedom to experiment, test new services in quick/fail mode with little risk and focus on the ‘client experience.
“It is mission critical for CSPs that cannot move to the public cloud to have the means to accelerate 5G services such as fixed wireless access (FWA), mobile broadband (MBB) and bundling . Working with cloud-based solutions such as Optiva Charging Engine provides CSPs with the transformational opportunities of cloud innovation and accessibility to partners and ecosystems to accelerate their business success,” said Karl Whitelock, Vice President of Research, Communications SP Operations & Monetization at IDC.
Deploying BSS in the cloud enables operators to reap the benefits of scaling, healing, flexible release management, end-to-end test automation, and greater savings on the total cost of ownership (TCO). Operators can replace customizations with streamlined product configuration for easy integration and faster time to market. Additionally, enhanced user experience, customer experience, real-time engagement, and customer empowerment are achieved through self-service APIs, open architecture, and in-flight insights with live data. real-time cloud-based and AI-powered.
“Optiva was the first to adopt BSS on the public cloud four years ago. We have invested in these learnings and developed the new version of the Optiva load engine to serve telecom operators who want to leverage cloud innovation on a private cloud platform. We are proud to offer operators this technology to bring new use cases to market, expand segments such as IoT, develop mission-critical capabilities, and advance their digital transformation journey,” said Matt Halligan, CTO of Optiva.