Ventelo Selects InfoVista to Take Reporting Capabilities to a New Level

PARIS, France and HERNDON, Virginia—November 16, 2010—InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions,  today announced Ventelo, the second largest provider of telecommunications and data communications services in the Norwegian telecom market, has chosen to work with InfoVista to provide enhanced service-level reporting to its VPN and wholesale customers and effectively meet and exceed performance expectations and service-level guarantees. Working with Cisco, Ventelo selected InfoVista’s VistaInsight® for Networks for its ease of deployment, scalability, and ability to monitor network performance, usage, and capacity in real-time to ensure the quality of services delivered.

“We were very pleased to work in synergy with InfoVista to deploy this solution in a very quick time to market. It provides Ventelo with a powerful performance management and assurance solution and personalized reporting capabilities that fit each of its customer's specific requirements, architectures, and SLAs.” said Bjørn Andreas Wentzel, Service Provider Sales Manager, for Cisco.

The rapid expansion of advanced business services offerings drives the need for enhanced reporting that enables Ventelo to verify for its customers that they are receiving the level of service expected. VistaInsight for Networks delivers an out-of-the-box functionality and flexibility that supports a full-service view across the network and makes it possible to create tiered levels of reporting and provide secure online access through a customer portal. The solution delivers a variety of network and service performance capabilities that empower network managers, engineers, and operations teams to proactively ensure the delivery of applications and services.

“Everything we do as a company is in line with our mission to make services simple and easy for our customers,” said Grethe Myhrvold, Product Area Manager, Ventelo. “InfoVista’s solution supports that mission by allowing us to proactively assure services and provide clear and personalized reporting on them. We are very pleased to have this capability in place so quickly.”

 “Ventelo’s selection of InfoVista’s solution affirms our commitment to offer service providers scaleable solutions that meet the dynamic needs of today’s marketplace and deliver a competitive edge,” said Pete Shah, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, InfoVista. “We are pleased VistaInsight for Networks supports Ventelo’s goal to continue to strengthen its position in a market that is growing rapidly.”

About Ventelo

Ventelo is the second largest provider of telecommunications and data communications services in the Norwegian telecom market. Ventelo delivers internet, home telephony, and mobile telephony to over 100,000 subscribers, as well as telecommunications and data communications to corporate clients, and wholesale telecommunications, data communications, and infrastructure to the operator market. More information on Ventelo can be found at www.ventelo.no.

About InfoVista: 

InfoVista is the leading provider of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions and services that enable efficient network and IT transformations. 

Our award-winning solutions empower communications service providers and IT-intensive enterprises to deliver high-performing and differentiated services, while cost-effectively planning, operating, optimizing and monetizing their networks. InfoVista’s combined expertise and technology innovations in radio and IP networks provide more than 550 customers worldwide with a new level of network intelligence, visibility and control across the entire network life cycle. Using InfoVista solutions, they deliver optimal quality of service, ensure a high-quality user experience, invest appropriately and consolidate their OSS/BSS ecosystems, while keeping total cost of ownership as low as possible. For more information, please visit www.infovista.com.

Contact: 
Erin Hable
Account Executive
Sterling Kilgore, Inc.
(630) 964-8500 ext. 222
ehable@sterlingkilgore.com