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Guy Dubois on the Mach

Guy Dubois, ex-CEO of Cramer Systems and EVP at Amdocs has a new job with MACH. MACH offers stuff to allow operators to manage roaming, revenue and billing things. Check out his introductory memo here.

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Make OSS People Happy: Give Them Less Choice!

How quickly can a team of developers, with an understanding of OSS data models and system design, produce a reasonably useful OSS application? The answer is inversely proportional (not a phrase I've used much since A-level mathematics class) to the amount of *choice* built in to the application. Note that I said 'choice' not 'complexity'. […]

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Top 5 OSS Platform Architecture ‘Things’

A little while ago, following someone’s good advice, I produced a one-page flyer/data-sheet/brochure outlining how I can help OSS vendors and customers with their platform architecture designs. Check it out. Offering my services as an independent consultant it’s good to have a niche; something only I and a few other people can offer. A rare combination of more common skills […]

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Vodafone Selects Amdocs Operational Support Systems

Amdocs continues to build on the success of the Cramer suite of OSS products within the Vodafone group of companies. Today Amdocs announced a win, presumably comprising product licenses and services, to allow Vodafone to deploy OSS to manage IP/MPLS data networks across Europe. The size of the deal was not mentioned in the press […]

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