Gartner Research

How to Select a Revenue Assurance Solution From Vendors With a BSS or OSS Background

Published: 10 April 2006

ID: G00138679

Analyst(s): Norbert Scholz

Summary

Revenue assurance solutions developed by business support systems and operations support systems vendors excel in network expertise and agility. Network service providers that deploy such solutions must ensure that they are distinct from other BSS and OSS solutions and have long-term commitments.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • RA Vendor Sourcing Requirements
    • Purpose and Methodology
  • The BSS/OSS Approach to RA
    • Advantages of the BSS/OSS Background
    • Disadvantages of the BSS/OSS Background
    • Recommendations for NSPs
  • ACE*COMM
    • Company Overview
    • Market Positioning
    • Solution Overview
    • Assessment
  • CAPE Technologies
    • Company Overview
    • Market Positioning
    • Solution Overview
    • Assessment
  • Coastal Technologies
    • Company Overview
    • Market Positioning
    • Solution Overview
    • Assessment
  • ECtel
    • Company Overview
    • Market Positioning
    • Solution Overview
    • Assessment
  • Subex Systems
    • Company Overview
    • Market Positioning
    • Solution Overview
    • Assessment
  • Appendix A — Study Participants
  • Appendix B — RA Approaches Compared
  • Appendix C — How Do RA Vendors Stack Up?

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