IP Infusion Achieves SEI CMMI Level 3 Certification

June 8, 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ — IP Infusion, an ACCESS company and provider of intelligent software for Next Generation Network (NGN) equipment that enables service providers to offer state-of-the-art Ethernet services, today announced that the company has been appraised as fully compliant at Maturity Level 3 with Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Capability Maturity Model(R) Integration for Development (CMMI(R)) Version 1.2.

The Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI(SM)_A) was conducted for the engineering, support and professional services organizations at IP Infusion. The appraisal was conducted by Beth Layman (partner at Layman and Layman) and the results were announced after the SEI completed its audit processes.

“Achieving SEI’s CMMI Level 3 Certification is confirmation of IP Infusion’s continued commitment to providing the highest quality products and services to our customers around the world,” said Koichi Narasaki, president and CEO, IP Infusion. “This accomplishment is an important validation of the processes, support systems and engineering capabilities that we utilize everyday to deliver equipment manufacturers the greatest quality products and services.”

CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes. CMMI helps integrate traditionally separate organizational functions, set process improvement goals and priorities, provide guidance for quality processes, and provide a point of reference for appraising current processes.

Since 1984, the SEI has served the nation as a federally funded research and development center. The SEI staff has advanced software engineering principles and practices and has served as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. As part of Carnegie Mellon University, the SEI operates at the leading edge of technical innovation.


ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global company providing leading technology, software products and platforms for Web browsing, mobile phones, wireless handhelds and other networked devices. ACCESS’ product portfolio, including its NetFront(TM) Browser, ACCESS Linux Platform(TM) and Garnet(TM) OS, provides customers with solutions that enable faster time to market, flexibility and customizability. The company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. ACCESS is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mother’s Index under the number 4813. For more information about ACCESS, please visit http://www.access-company.com/.

About IP Infusion

IP Infusion Inc. delivers advanced software solutions that power communications equipment for packet-based Next Generation Networks (NGN). With a unique modular architecture and the industry’s broadest suite of communication protocols, IP Infusion enhances product differentiation and market agility for many of the world’s leading network equipment vendors. Incorporated in Delaware in October 1999, IP Infusion is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and is a wholly owned and independently-operated subsidiary of ACCESS Systems Americas, Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD., of Tokyo, Japan. For more information about IP Infusion, please visit www.ipinfusion.com.

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(R)CMMI and Capability Maturity Model are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University. (SM)SCAMPI is a service mark of Carnegie Mellon University.

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