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Italtel and Cordys Partners in Cloud Computing

May 3, 2011

MILAN, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

– The agreement allows Italtel to increase the value its exclusive
competences in networks and IT and to address wider areas of the market.
Cordys technology joins Italtel’s innovative direction both in Cloud
Computing and in specific vertical sectors namely Energy Management and
e-Health.

Italtel, leading company in the development and integration of products
and services for fixed and mobile new generation networks, announces the
partnership agreement in Cloud Computing solutions and applications with
Cordys, leader in advanced services for enterprises.

Cordys has developed a unified platform of enabling technologies and
solutions in cloud computing called “Business Operations Platform”. The
partnership allows Italtel to use this technology as an enabling platform for
its own network solutions and services in PaaS (Platform as a Service) mode.
Furthermore it permits Italtel to address integration issues, process
modelling and application mash-up in Cloud solutions (private, public and
hybrid) and in specific contexts, such as that of energy management, of Cloud
Testing or e-Health.

“The partnership with Cordys, which has a native platform for cloud
computing, allows us to enhance our exclusive competences in networks and IT
and to have application integration and development solutions which increase
the value of our proposition both to service providers and to public and
private businesses valuing also Cisco infrastructure – declared Maurizio
Tondi
, manager of Italtel’s Product Unit IT Services&Solutions. This
agreement allows us to widen the market areas and to offer integrated
configuration and self-provisioning solutions also as cloud services in
pay-as-you-go mode, limiting the investment needed from the service provider,
Telco operator and businesses.

“Italtel has always represented one of the most important assets of
Italian Country System in the area of telecommunications technology. Today,
Italtel is dedicated to supplying solutions for the convergence of IT and
telecommunications, a phenomenon which is now associated with that of Cloud
Computing. Cordys Italy chose Italtel as its choice partner making its
‘Business Operations Platform’ technology available to construct advanced
telecommunications solutions – explained Paolo Bottura, Cordys Country
Manager Italy. It is an agreement which is very important to us as it allows
us to use Cordys technology at the top of its enormous potential”.

In term of offer capacity, the agreement allows Italtel to evolve the
next generation data centers proposition to PaaS solutions for a better
orchestration of services to internal and external users, enriching
furthermore the offer of Unified Communication & Collaboration, in particular
for what regards the service modeling, the provisioning and activation of the
service.

Furthermore it admits the possibility of supplying in SaaS mode its own
applications and “virtualized” products such as i-VLS (Italtel Virtual Lite
Switch) and the Italtel centralized address book (Nabook).

The first application jointly realized by Italtel and Cordys allows
service providers to provide functionality of Unified Communication in SaaS
mode. The solution includes the orchestration of all service delivery
processes (also in self-provisioning mode) through the integration of CRM,
Billing, Work Force, Inventory and network configuration processes.

The Italtel Group

Italtel designs, develops, implements solutions for NGN and NGS;
Professional Services dedicated to the design and maintenance of networks; IT
System Integration Services; Network Integration and migration activities.
Italtel counts among its customers more than 40 of the world’s top TLC
Operators and SPs. In Italy Italtel is also reference partner of Enterprises
and Public Sector for the deployment of IP Next-Generation Networks and for
the development of multimedia convergent services for their customers.
Italtel is present in 25 countries including France, UK, Spain, Germany,
Belgium, Poland, Argentina, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia.
http://www.italtel.com.

Cordys

Cordys is a global provider of software for business process management.
It’s Cordys’ mission to improve customers’ business operations with
world-class, process oriented software which allows organizations to change
and innovate the way they do business with greater speed and flexibility.
Company headquarter is in The Netherlands. Offices are in the United States,
EMEA and in the Asia-Pacific area. http://www.cordys.com.

SOURCE ITALTEL S.p.A.


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