XACCT’S “Network-to-Business” Platform Provides Insightful Information
To Teleglobe and Its Customers
RESTON, Va. & SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 23, 2001 –Teleglobe (NYSE, TSE: BCE), the e-World Communications Company, has purchased XACCT Technologies, Inc.’s “Network to Business” (N2B TM) platform to collect and analyze customer and network usage information on a real-time basis. In turn, Teleglobe’s customers gain quicker access to network performance and usage data that can help them more efficiently utilize Teleglobe’s network and services and identify opportunities for developing new services. The new technology also provides Teleglobe additional capabilities for developing new services and forecasting its own network capacity requirements.
The platform links Teleglobe’ network infrastructure and the company’s multiple Operations and Business Support Systems (OSS/BSS) in real time, serving as a clearinghouse between the various support systems when changes are made in any of the network components. XACCT’s N2B platform gathers data from all parts of the network, including the physical and applications layers, the routers, switches and service elements such as email, Web, video and other application servers. This gives Teleglobe the flexibility to rapidly transform raw network usage information in real-time into actionable business information.
“Teleglobe’s lifeblood is identifying and meeting customer requirements for advanced IP services and deploying those services quickly and efficiently. Having timely network usage intelligence is a competitive necessity for our customers and us” said Stewart Verge, Teleglobe’s executive vice president of global operations. “We now have a clearer and more immediate snapshot of current network usage trends and can anticipate market needs and respond with new services much more quickly.”
“Teleglobe is recognized for seizing opportunities in rapidly evolving global telecommunications markets through innovative IP-based applications and services,” said Eric Gries, president and chief executive officer of XACCT. “We are very proud to be selected by a leader such as Teleglobe and that our N2B platform supports Teleglobe’s plans for delivering e-World business solutions. It is a significant achievement for XACCT to be chosen as an integral part of Teleglobe’s next generation communications architecture.”
XACCT Technologies is the market and technology leader in intelligent business infrastructure software for Internet carriers and network service providers. XACCT’s award-winning, carrier-class “Network-to-Business” (N2BTM) platform speeds time to market and time to revenue for new Internet services while lowering service provider costs. XACCT offers the industry’s first and only platform that enables real-time data capture and enhancement; seamless integration with any upstream business or operations application; and instantaneous, flow-through service provisioning. With offices around the globe, XACCT has more than 60 customers. XACCT was recently named by Red Herring magazine as one of the top 50 private companies.
Teleglobe, a leading provider of global communications and eBusiness services, enables its customers to maximize the potential of the Internet through delivery of hosting services, content distribution and global connectivity. With a maximum lit capacity of 10
million+ Gbps-miles, 60 major POPs and 600,000 square feet of hosting facilities (year-end 2001), Teleglobe is one of the world's largest international Internet backbones serving a broad base of enterprise, Internet content provider (ICP), Internet service provider (ISP), application service provider (ASP) and carrier customers. Teleglobe is expanding its network with its GlobeSystem initiative, a multi-billion dollar IP network and hosting deployment that will increase current capacity 200-fold and provide a robust platform for a portfolio of Internet and data services. For more information, visit www.teleglobe.com
This release contains information about management’s view of Teleglobe’s future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements, as a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to, competitive developments, risks associated with Teleglobe’s growth, the development of the Internet market, regulatory risks and other factors that are discussed in Teleglobe’s Annual Information Form and other documents periodically filed with the SEC.
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