Atreus Systems Empowers Spirit Telecom to Become Operational with Retail and Wholesale VoIP Offerings for Business and Residential Customers

BOSTON, Mass. – Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fall VON — Atreus Systems(tm), the leading supplier of provisioning software for VoIP, IMS and advanced IP service bundles, today announced Spirit Telecom has successfully deployed Atreus’ IP Service Provisioning Solution to activate and manage its wholesale and retail hosted VoIP services for business and residential customers. Spirit Telecom, the Columbia, SC-based competitive local exchange carrier is owned by a group of eighteen independent and cooperative telephone operating companies in the Southeast United States.

Send2Press imageCurrently in production, Atreus is empowering Spirit to streamline service ordering and provisioning using simplified, self-management portals; simplify feature bundle creation and management capabilities; automate IP phone ordering, shipment and configuration; and simplify complex operational issues including PSTN interconnect, Local Number Portability, Updating Directory Listings and emergency services. Using Atreus as a single, robust service delivery system, Spirit Telecom will enable its retail and wholesale customers to accelerate the deployment of its residential and enterprise VoIP services.

“We selected Atreus after a detailed analysis of the competition, including in-depth functional comparison and proven ability to help carriers successfully go ‘live’ with IP Centrex and residential VoIP services,” said Mike Strickland, Executive Vice President, Spirit Telecom. “Atreus will help us automate the provisioning of a variety of devices and streamline the delivery of a vast array of advanced applications to our retail customers, our eighteen member companies and our wholesale and ISP resellers.”

“Spirit’s selection of Atreus is further validation of our ability to help providers go operational with retail and wholesale business models,” said Andrea Baptiste, CEO, Atreus Systems. “By streamlining and simplifying the provisioning process, Spirit will sign up new customers quickly and cost effectively while generating significant follow-on revenue by automating the delivery of a wide variety of value-added IP services from a single system.”

Become Operational Quickly with Residential, Business and Wholesale VoIP Offerings

Atreus’ IP Service Provisioning Solution empowers service providers to quickly become operational with a fully-featured VoIP service, enabling providers to successfully turn up, bill and manage subscribers. Atreus’ customer self-management solution allows providers to simplify market trials and rapidly introduce revenue-generating communications bundles to residential, business and wholesale markets. Atreus delivers pre-integrated provisioning and configuration for a variety of VoIP devices, including soft switches, feature servers, media servers, ATAs, IADs and IP phones; helping providers to speed service introduction by streamlining all the steps required to successfully become operational.

With Atreus, providers extend self-management to the end user, putting them in control of service ordering, feature changes and updates. The result – providers quickly deploy VoIP bundles, while dramatically reducing the time, cost and complexity of adding new offerings, modifying features, and scaling customer demand. In addition to VoIP, Atreus delivers the industry’s largest library of provisioning modules for advanced IP services, including messaging, voice VPN, conferencing, hosted call center, presence, and collaboration services, to name a few.

Visit Atreus at booth 261 of the Voice on the Net Conference in Boston, MA, from September 11-14, 2006.

About Spirit Telecom
Spirit Telecom is a leader in developing state-of-the-art products backed by exceptional customer service. They offer local voice and long distance, data services, network management, dedicated Internet access, web design, web hosting and domain name services, technical support, on-line training, content filtering, SS7 and AIN services, and a host of other communication services to help your business succeed. For more information about Spirit Telecom, please visit www.spirittelecom.com.

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, PCCW, 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.

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