ECtel Ltd. (NASDAQ: ECTX), a leading provider of Integrated Revenue Managementâ„¢ (IRMâ„¢) solutions, has announced that in a series of benchmark tests conducted in cooperation with Sun Microsystems its Revenue Assurance product RAP and IRMâ„¢ Product Framework have demonstrated industry leading performance and scalability, handling throughput of 2.2 billion transactions per day. The new level of application performance set by this benchmark will enable very large communication service providers to achieve enterprise-wide revenue assurance.
The test environment simulated high-end production conditions with a representative configuration of a revenue assurance system. Depending on the various configurations tested, RAP processed up to 36 Million transactions per hour per CPU, highlighting the high-performance architecture of RAP, as well as the power and advanced features of the Solarisâ„¢ 10 operating system (OS) and UltraSPARCâ„¢ IV processor technology. The system also utilized Oracle 10g capabilities and Sun StorEdge modular disk arrays with 4.7 TB of storage. These results demonstrate ECtelâ€™s technology leadership and enable the new levels of performance and efficiency required for end-to-end revenue assurance projects of large communications providers.
“Communications providers are continuously improving business support systems in order to maintain their edge in a competitive environment, presenting a growing performance challenge to both service providers and vendors,” said Stephen Terry, Manager OSS/BSS Solutions & Partner Development at Sun Microsystems. “By combining Sunâ€™s market-leading platforms and expertise with ECtelâ€™s high-performance software, we have provided a proven solution to communications providers seeking unparalleled scalability.”
Mr. Eitan Naor, President & CEO of ECtel, said: “ECtel provides solutions to the worldâ€™s leading communications service providers, and consistently addresses their increasing expectations. We have recently completed the implementation of a revenue assurance solution for one of the leading wireless operators in the US, in which the exceptional performance of our products was key. By cooperating with industry leaders we are able to maintain and enhance our competitive advantage and provide superior solutions to customers.”
RAP is ECtelâ€™s automated revenue assurance platform that facilitates cost-effective assurance of revenues and processes. It provides a unique set of functionality and capabilities and enables operators and system integrators to implement system interfaces, define Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), add or update revenue assurance KPIs, controls and more.
ECtel (NASDAQ: ECTX) is a leading global provider of Integrated Revenue Managementâ„¢ (IRMâ„¢) solutions for communications service providers. A pioneering market leader for over 15 years, ECtel offers carrier-grade solutions that enable wireline, wireless, converged and next-generation operators to fully manage their revenue and cost processes. ECtel IRMâ„¢ Product Suite features the world-leading fraud and revenue assurance products, FraudViewÂ® and RAP, that minimize operator revenue leakage across networks and operations support systems (OSSs). ECtel serves prominent tier one operators, and has more than 100 implementations in over 50 countries worldwide. Established in 1990, ECtel maintains offices in the Americas , Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.ectel.com
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