If it emerges from bankruptcy, MCI faces an OSS challenge of epic proportions

June 3, 2003

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MCI in OSS Chaos

ATLANTA -- Supercomm -- Most large carriers have ended up in a tangle with their operations support systems as they’ve built dedicated networks to deliver different services, each of which has required its own proprietary management systems. Few, however, can match the tangle that bankrupt IXC, MCI (Nasdaq: MCIT) -- WorldCom as was -- now faces, the scale of which was spelled out to Boardwatch by Nagesh Tata, MCI’s senior manager of global operations, here at the Light Reading LIVE! event yesterday.

”We’ve got 2,000 different OSS systems, including resource managers, maintenance tools, five different provisioning systems, trouble ticketing systems, remote testing, individual project tools, several different inventory systems, each with their own accounting system,” says Tata. “There’s a lot of chaos still at this point."

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