Atreus’ Automated Provisioning Software Extends the BroadSoft QuickStart Express Program with Customer Self-Management and Back-Office Integration

CHICAGO, IL, GLOBALCOMM – June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — (Booth 50085) Atreus Systems(TM), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP and advanced IP service bundles, today announced self-provisioning support for BroadSoft’s QuickStart Express. The QuickStart Express program, announced by BroadSoft in a related release, provides tools and services to simplify the complex processes that service providers encounter when deploying new VoIP services.

Backed by real-world implementation and deployment scenarios, QuickStart Express delivers an end-to-end collection of software, toolkits, and collateral that uniquely empowers service providers to speed time-to-market by simplifying and streamlining the full scope of VoIP service delivery — from launch planning, to customer acquisition, to service support.

A long-time BroadSoft partner, Atreus extends the QuickStart Express program with best-in-class automated provisioning and customer self-management software for BroadSoft’s industry-leading VoIP application platform, helping carriers achieve the operational and business agility required to deliver services rapidly and cost-effectively to the business market. Atreus augments the QuickStart Express program with the following key features:

    * portal templates for typical users, including executive, assistant, mobile worker and teleworkers;

    * streamlined service ordering and provisioning using simplified, self-management portals;

    * simplified bulk order templates for typical users and feature bundle creation;

    * automated IP phone ordering and configuration; and

    * simplified integration with PSTN interconnect, Local Number Portability, directory listings, and emergency services.

“Busy service providers are looking for clear guidelines and specific instructions and templates to speed and simplify the roll-out of VoIP services,” said Scott Wharton, vice president of marketing for BroadSoft. “The QuickStart Express program, in conjunction with Atreus’ self-provisioning portals, enables service providers to simplify market trials and rapidly introduce compelling communications bundles via direct, reseller and partner channels.”

“Our pre-packaged support for BroadSoft’s QuickStart program delivers a simplified, market-ready solution that helps providers deploy and support off-the-shelf, best practice services,” said Len Castelli, vice president of business development, Atreus Systems. “Together, we enable carriers to rapidly respond to competitive offerings by quickly launching differentiated VoIP services with a compelling customer self-serve experience.”

About the QuickStart Program

QuickStart is BroadSoft’s wide-ranging go-to-market program that offers a series of educational materials, collateral, financial models, webinars, case studies, user forums and other marketing initiatives to simplify and streamline VoIP service deployment. QuickStart Express offers a catalyst for service providers to bring services to market as simply and quickly as possible. For a complete list of QuickStart Express features, please see BroadSoft’s press release, “BroadSoft Takes the Guesswork out of Marketing VoIP Services.”

Visit Atreus at booth 50085 and BroadSoft at booth 14038 of the GLOBALCOMM Conference in Chicago, IL, from June 5-7, 2006. Learn how Atreus and BroadSoft are helping communications providers win new business and lower costs with automated provisioning and customer self-management solutions for hosted PBX, IP Centrex, mobile PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services.

About Atreus Systems

Atreus Systems(TM) is the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles. Atreus is the vendor of choice for the delivery of advanced IP services by leading providers, including Qwest, Telus, Aliant, Voila IP and Xspedius. Atreus has formed strategic partnerships with BroadSoft, Ericsson, Level 3, Sonus and Sylantro, delivering carrier-class reliability and scalability for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP bundles. For more information, visit www.atreus-systems.com.

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft’s VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks(r) technology empowers wireless and wireline carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft’s family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world’s leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft’s leads the VoIP applications market with 6 of the top 10, and 11 of the top 25, largest carriers worldwide including BellSouth, Korea Telecom, Singtel, Telefónica de España, Telstra, T-Systems, Verizon and XO Communications. Additional information is available at www.broadsoft.com.

News issued by: Atreus Systems

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Original Story ID: (1706) :: 2006-06-0605-002

Original Keywords: GlobalComm, VoIP application platform, Atreus, BroadSoft QuickStart Express, Service Providers, automated IP phone ordering and configuration, Scott Wharton, Len Castelli, hosted PBX, IP Centrex, mobile PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services, customer self-serve experience Atreus Systems

News Source: Atreus Systems, Inc.