ACE*COMM Provides 'First Looks' at IPDR Standard to European Market

ACE*COMM Demo Highlights IPDR.org Specification's Effectiveness For

Service Providers at Billing Systems 2001 Conference in London, England



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from ACE*COMM Corporation

    LONDON, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- ACE*COMM
 Corporation (Nasdaq:   ACEC), the innovator of Convergent Mediation(TM) and
 provider of Next Generation Network (NGN) Operations Support Systems (OSS)
 technologies, will be showcasing the first-ever European demonstration of
 systems interoperating using the IPDR.org Network Data Management - Usage
 (NDM-U) Specification Version 2.0.  The demonstration will take place at the
 Billing Systems 2001 Conference on April 24-26, 2001, in London, England and
 highlights the role of ACE*COMM's Convergent Mediation(TM) technology within
 the context of the emerging IP standard.
     ACE*COMM will show how the NDM-U specification can be used to deliver
 Carrier Grade Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and Video on Demand (VoD) services.
 Viewers will see how mediation enables standard IPDR usage measurement for
 downstream operations and business support systems.
     The ACE*COMM demonstration supports a presentation by Aaron Heintz,
 IPDR.org Technical Director, who will speak on the overall organization's
 mission statement as well as discuss the current deployment status of the
 NDM-U specification within the industry.  Mr. Heintz's session is part of
 tutorial entitled "Comm Trends ... Follow The Money" by Kimber Lewis,
 Independent Consultant for Sidcor.  The presentation will take place on
 Wednesday, April 25th, from 14:00 - 16:00.
     ACE*COMM's Convergent Mediation(TM) solution does more than meet the needs
 of Internet carriers.  It captures, secures, validates, correlates and
 augments data from all types of network elements and distributes the data in
 appropriate formats to all types of Operations Support Systems (OSS) and
 Business Support Systems (BSS).  All data is stored in Convergent
 Mediation's(TM) industry-leading N*VISION(R) system -- its Data Warehouse
 platform -- which provides extensive traffic analysis tools for network
 planning, service-level measurements, financial performance, customer
 profiling, and more.
     Convergent Mediation(TM) provides real-time network usage processing and
 reporting, flexible and scalable distributed architecture, seamless interfaces
 to virtually all types of network elements and downstream systems, and
 unparalleled decision-making power.
 
     About IPDR.org
     IPDR.org is an open consortium of leading service providers, equipment
 vendors, system integrators, and billing and mediation vendors collaborating
 to facilitate the exchange of usage and control data between network and
 hosting elements and operations and business support systems by deployment of
 IPDR standards.  IPDR.org Charter Members include: Accenture, ACE*COMM,
 Agilent, Amdocs, AP Engines, Apogee Networks, Aptis Inc., AsiaInfo, AT&T,
 Convergys, Digiquant, ECtel, EDB4tel, empowerTel Networks, Hewlett-Packard,
 Intec Telecom Systems, Intel, IP23, Lucent Technologies, Narus, Savera, SCC
 Communications, Sema Telecom, Sprint PCS, Telesens, TeleStrategies, Telus,
 Xacct. http://www.ipdr.org
 
     About ACE*COMM
     ACE*COMM is the global leader in enterprise network management
 applications and advanced Convergent Mediation(TM) products for wired and
 wireless voice, data, and Internet communications providers.  Our proven
 technology enables the capture, security, validation, correlation,
 augmentation, and warehousing of data from all network elements and
 distributes it in appropriate formats to all types of OSS (Operations Support
 Systems) and BSS (Business Support Systems) operations.  Our solutions are
 tailored to each customer's needs, providing the analytical tools to extract
 knowledge from their networks -- knowledge they use to reduce costs,
 accelerate time-to-market for new products and services, generate new sources
 of revenue, and push forward with next-generation initiatives.  For more than
 20 years, ACE*COMM technology has been effectively deployed in over 3000
 installations in more than 65 countries worldwide, adding to the success of a
 broad range of customers and partners such as Marconi, Motorola, General
 Dynamics, TRW Inc., Portal Software and Siemens.  ACE*COMM is a registered ISO
 9001 quality standard company.
 
     Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news
 release include forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks
 and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially
 from those projected, including, but not limited to: the failure of
 anticipated orders to materialize, delays or cancellations of orders due to
 various factors, including business and economic conditions in the U.S. and
 foreign countries; industry-wide slowdowns, any limitations on customers'
 financial resources, the continued convergence of voice and data networks, the
 continuing success of the Company's strategic alliances for product
 development and marketing, customer purchasing and budgetary patterns or lack
 thereof; pricing pressures and the impact of competitive products; the timely
 development and acceptance of new products; the Company's ability to
 adequately support its operations, and other risks detailed from time to time
 in the Company's Report on Form 10-Q and other reports filed with the
 Securities Exchange Commission.
 
     ACE*COMM and the ACE*COMM logo are registered trademarks and Convergent
 Mediation is a trademark of ACE*COMM Corporation.
 
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SOURCE ACE*COMM Corporation
    LONDON, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- ACE*COMM
 Corporation (Nasdaq:   ACEC), the innovator of Convergent Mediation(TM) and
 provider of Next Generation Network (NGN) Operations Support Systems (OSS)
 technologies, will be showcasing the first-ever European demonstration of
 systems interoperating using the IPDR.org Network Data Management - Usage
 (NDM-U) Specification Version 2.0.  The demonstration will take place at the
 Billing Systems 2001 Conference on April 24-26, 2001, in London, England and
 highlights the role of ACE*COMM's Convergent Mediation(TM) technology within
 the context of the emerging IP standard.
     ACE*COMM will show how the NDM-U specification can be used to deliver
 Carrier Grade Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and Video on Demand (VoD) services.
 Viewers will see how mediation enables standard IPDR usage measurement for
 downstream operations and business support systems.
     The ACE*COMM demonstration supports a presentation by Aaron Heintz,
 IPDR.org Technical Director, who will speak on the overall organization's
 mission statement as well as discuss the current deployment status of the
 NDM-U specification within the industry.  Mr. Heintz's session is part of
 tutorial entitled "Comm Trends ... Follow The Money" by Kimber Lewis,
 Independent Consultant for Sidcor.  The presentation will take place on
 Wednesday, April 25th, from 14:00 - 16:00.
     ACE*COMM's Convergent Mediation(TM) solution does more than meet the needs
 of Internet carriers.  It captures, secures, validates, correlates and
 augments data from all types of network elements and distributes the data in
 appropriate formats to all types of Operations Support Systems (OSS) and
 Business Support Systems (BSS).  All data is stored in Convergent
 Mediation's(TM) industry-leading N*VISION(R) system -- its Data Warehouse
 platform -- which provides extensive traffic analysis tools for network
 planning, service-level measurements, financial performance, customer
 profiling, and more.
     Convergent Mediation(TM) provides real-time network usage processing and
 reporting, flexible and scalable distributed architecture, seamless interfaces
 to virtually all types of network elements and downstream systems, and
 unparalleled decision-making power.
 
     About IPDR.org
     IPDR.org is an open consortium of leading service providers, equipment
 vendors, system integrators, and billing and mediation vendors collaborating
 to facilitate the exchange of usage and control data between network and
 hosting elements and operations and business support systems by deployment of
 IPDR standards.  IPDR.org Charter Members include: Accenture, ACE*COMM,
 Agilent, Amdocs, AP Engines, Apogee Networks, Aptis Inc., AsiaInfo, AT&T,
 Convergys, Digiquant, ECtel, EDB4tel, empowerTel Networks, Hewlett-Packard,
 Intec Telecom Systems, Intel, IP23, Lucent Technologies, Narus, Savera, SCC
 Communications, Sema Telecom, Sprint PCS, Telesens, TeleStrategies, Telus,
 Xacct. http://www.ipdr.org
 
     About ACE*COMM
     ACE*COMM is the global leader in enterprise network management
 applications and advanced Convergent Mediation(TM) products for wired and
 wireless voice, data, and Internet communications providers.  Our proven
 technology enables the capture, security, validation, correlation,
 augmentation, and warehousing of data from all network elements and
 distributes it in appropriate formats to all types of OSS (Operations Support
 Systems) and BSS (Business Support Systems) operations.  Our solutions are
 tailored to each customer's needs, providing the analytical tools to extract
 knowledge from their networks -- knowledge they use to reduce costs,
 accelerate time-to-market for new products and services, generate new sources
 of revenue, and push forward with next-generation initiatives.  For more than
 20 years, ACE*COMM technology has been effectively deployed in over 3000
 installations in more than 65 countries worldwide, adding to the success of a
 broad range of customers and partners such as Marconi, Motorola, General
 Dynamics, TRW Inc., Portal Software and Siemens.  ACE*COMM is a registered ISO
 9001 quality standard company.
 
     Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news
 release include forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks
 and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially
 from those projected, including, but not limited to: the failure of
 anticipated orders to materialize, delays or cancellations of orders due to
 various factors, including business and economic conditions in the U.S. and
 foreign countries; industry-wide slowdowns, any limitations on customers'
 financial resources, the continued convergence of voice and data networks, the
 continuing success of the Company's strategic alliances for product
 development and marketing, customer purchasing and budgetary patterns or lack
 thereof; pricing pressures and the impact of competitive products; the timely
 development and acceptance of new products; the Company's ability to
 adequately support its operations, and other risks detailed from time to time
 in the Company's Report on Form 10-Q and other reports filed with the
 Securities Exchange Commission.
 
     ACE*COMM and the ACE*COMM logo are registered trademarks and Convergent
 Mediation is a trademark of ACE*COMM Corporation.
 
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