Amdocs CES 7.5 Convergent Billing Offering for Broadband to Support Sun Solaris 10 Operating System

Jan 15, 2010, 06:00 ET from Amdocs

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems (CES), today announced that its Amdocs CES 7.5 Convergent Billing offering for broadband operators is now available on the Sun Solaris™ 10 Operating System (OS) supported by Sun Microsystems' energy-efficient SPARC-based servers powered by Sun's CoolThreads™ technology and by Sun SPARC Enterprise servers with SPARC64 processors.

The broadband enhancements to Amdocs CES 7.5 Convergent Billing to support the Sun Solaris 10 OS was the culmination of joint engineering work by Amdocs and Sun for one of the nation's largest broadband operators. Amdocs CES 7.5 Convergent Billing on the Sun platform, a solution already available for service providers, is now being made available to all broadband customers as well.

In today's connected world, service providers are increasingly demanding flexibility in systems and operating software platforms. Amdocs is committed to supporting its customers on multiple platforms as it seeks to improve performance, create efficiencies and capture new opportunities. The ability to run Amdocs CES 7.5 Convergent Billing on the Solaris 10 OS is an example of the strong relationship that Amdocs has developed with Sun Microsystems, Inc. in order to provide customers with industry-leading support and technology.

"Today's news is just the latest development for Amdocs and Sun in a long history of collaboration and technology advancement. Amdocs' customers now have a new platform choice built on Sun's Solaris 10 OS, CoolThreads and SPARC64 processor technologies delivering leading system performance, management and virtualization capabilities, as well as dramatic space and energy savings," said Greg Calhoun, a vice president of sales at Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience™ – at every point of service. Amdocs provides solutions that deliver customer experience excellence, combining the software, service and expertise to help its customers execute their strategies and achieve service, operational and financial excellence. A global company with revenue of $2.86 billion in fiscal 2009, Amdocs has approximately 17,000 employees and serves customers in more than 60 countries around the world. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com.

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Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Solaris and CoolThreads are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. in the US and other countries. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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