Netcracker Technology

Netcracker Technology Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is a provider of business support system (BSS), operations support systems (OSS) and software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions. The company also offers professional services (including planning and consulting, operations and maintenance, and support), as well as managed services.

Netcracker Technology
IndustryInformation Technology
Founded1993; 28 years ago (1993)[1]
HeadquartersWaltham, Massachusetts, United States
Key people
Andrew Feinberg (President & CEO)
ProductsSoftware
ServicesConsulting, Outsourcing, Managed Services, Solution Delivery, Operations and Maintenance
Websitewww.Netcracker.com

Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Netcracker maintains operations and development facilities across the globe.

HistoryEdit

Netcracker Technology was co-founded in 1993 by Dr. Michael Feinberg, currently Netcracker's Chief Technology Officer and Bonnie Ward, the company's Vice President of Corporate Initiatives. In 2008, after 15 years of independent growth, the company was acquired by NEC Corporation.[citation needed] Netcracker then became a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC.[citation needed]

In 2010, Netcracker initiated a large-scale expansion whereby NEC consolidated its Telecom Operations and Management Solutions (TOMS) software and services business under Netcracker.

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In February 2015, NEC and Netcracker launched [3] a joint business brand.

AcquisitionsEdit

2011 - Subex's activation business.[4]

2012 - Convergys Corporation's Information Management (IM) business was acquired[5] The acquisition was completed in May and following the acquisition, the unit was integrated into Netcracker.

2016 - CoralTree Systems.[6]

Products and servicesEdit

Netcracker's products focus on Business Support Systems (BSS), Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) technologies for Communications Service Providers worldwide.

The Netcracker 12 suite was launched in May 2017. The suite covers seven product domains, including Digital Customer Enablement; Digital Business Enablement; Digital Operations Enablement; Digital & Cloud Infrastructure; Cloud Platform; Advanced Analytics; and Business, Operations & Infrastructure Agility Layers offerings.

The portfolio also covers five services domains, including Business & Operational Consulting; End-to-End Turnkey Delivery; Agile Development & DevOps; Cloud Enablements; and Support & Maintenance, Managed Services & End-to-End Outsourcing services.

Its offerings operate within the realms of operations support systems, business support systems, customer experience management, DevOps, microservices, billing and revenue management, AI, the Internet of Things, big data analytics, software-defined networking, network functions virtualization, and more. The Netcracker 12 suite is specifically designed to help service providers evolve into digital service providers via successful digital transformation.

Netcracker also offers a full of suite of Managed Services and Professional Services. The company's Managed Services include Hosted, Client-Hosted, and Build-Operate-Transfer delivery models. Professional Services include System Integration, Consulting, Solution Delivery, Outsourcing, and Operations and Maintenance.

Netcracker's suite includes orchestration capabilities, an SDN Controller, and a range of virtual network functions (VNFs), such as virtualized customer premises equipment (vCPE), virtualized evolved packet core (vEPC), and other value-added VNFs and management offerings.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Netcracker Website".
  2. ^ Netcracker CEO Outlines a Profitable Future for Mobile Operators. Mobile Europe. February/March 2011, Issue No. 214.
  3. ^ NEC and Netcracker Launch New Business Brand and Optimize NEC’s Network Expertise and Netcracker’s IT Leadership. NEC Press Releases. February 24, 2015.
  4. ^ Netcracker Announces Agreement to Acquire Subex's Activation Business. Business Wire. September 19, 2011.
  5. ^ NEC Announces Agreement to Acquire Convergys' Global Information Management (IM) Business, a Leader in Business Support Systems (BSS). NEC Press Releases. March 22, 2012.
  6. ^ "Netcracker Acquires CoralTree Systems | Business Wire". www.businesswire.com. Retrieved 2016-08-11.