Lucent Resells MetaSolv OSS

Lucent will resell MetaSolv's service-provisioning solution, covering order management, inventory management, and service activation

July 25, 2005

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PLANO, Texas, and MURRAY HILL, N.J. -- MetaSolv Software, Inc., a global leader in comprehensive service fulfillment solutions for next-generation communications service providers, today announced a global reseller agreement with Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU), a leader in designing and delivering the systems, services and software that drive next-generation communications networks. Under the terms of the agreement, Lucent will resell MetaSolv’s service provisioning solution covering order management, inventory management and service activation solutions to help service providers provide revenue-generating services and reduce their network integration costs.

Lucent Worldwide Services (LWS) will incorporate MetaSolv’s service provisioning and inventory management software as part of its Professional Services portfolio of OSS/BSS solutions, which is marketed to service providers worldwide. LWS will develop these solutions by leveraging MetaSolv’s service fulfillment portfolio, including M6, MetaSolv’s next generation order and inventory management platform and Activation 5, MetaSolv’s recently launched multi-service activation capability.

In addition, Lucent will be able to integrate MetaSolv’s service provisioning and inventory management tools with its award-winning VitalSuite® Network and Service Management software solutions.

“We’re encouraged about the prospects of combining elements of MetaSolv’s product portfolio with Lucent’s extensive, global services expertise for delivering world-class, multivendor solutions to service providers worldwide,” said Ashok Shah, vice president, Professional Services, Lucent Worldwide Services. “MetaSolv’s products deliver true value to operators deploying next-generation IP and Mobile services.”

“This strategic agreement further enhances our ability to deliver joint customer value in providing comprehensive service fulfillment solutions,” said David Sharpley, senior vice-president of marketing and product management, MetaSolv. “Lucent has a long history of providing compelling and creative OSS solutions, and we are pleased to have been selected as a key fulfillment partner to enable next-generation service delivery.”

MetaSolv’s inventory and service activation solutions have been deployed by more than 180 global operators. MetaSolv’s comprehensive, flexible inventory and order management capability automates the tracking and management of a company’s entire physical network, logical resources and service inventory. Its multi-vendor, multi-service activation capabilities are market proven and installed for high volume performance and scalability—and have been deployed by more than 75 operators in over 26 countries for an array of services including Voice, VoIP, DSL, ATM, Frame Relay, Optical and IP.

MetaSolv Software Inc.

Lucent Technologies Inc.

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