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...The award for Operational Excellence covers AsiaInfo-Linkage 's implementation of its Cloud-based Veris Products Suite

...China Mobile - the world's largest telecom operator (by number of subscribers). That's right, last week at the annual industry conference held by TM Forum in Nice (France), China Mobile was honoured with the Forum's Excellence Awards in 2 of the four categories (Operational Excellence and New Digital Services). The TM Forum awards are given annually to member companies recognised for their distinguished contribution and innovation in the OSS and BSS industry.

On April 23rd, I wrote about China Mobile leading the nominations in my article titled TM Forum Management World 2013 - A Showcase for Innovation, and now I'm happy to inform readers that they won the award.

The award for Operational Excellence covers AsiaInfo-Linkage 's implementation of its Cloud-based Veris Products Suite which incorporates multi-tenant business support architecture, to serve the operational requirements of China Mobile's different business units across China. As a result of the implementation, China Mobile was able to both reduce existing operating costs across its business units, while smoothing the introduction of new digital services to reduce costs and increase revenues. The Cloud-based architecture developed by AsiaInfo-Linkage and its multi-tenancy approach enables a consistent platform to be deployed across operational business units while allowing for flexibility of approach within each unit. More than 700 million China Mobile customers are now supported by AsiaInfo-Linkage's Cloud platform, which was overlaid on the existing systems thereby enabling processes to be streamlined and consistent within the flexible framework. (Listen to this webinar to learn more about AsiaInfo's experience of deploying centralized BSS on Private Cloud platforms, and the real-world benefits obtained by our customers.)

AsiaInfo - Linkage recently launched its VerisTM product suite to the European market, and we anticipate that the innovation packed into this suite will support a lot more awards in the coming years. Watch the space!"

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Mohammed Sha is the Director of Product Marketing at AsiaInfo-Linkage, the supplier of the world's most advanced software solutions and IT services to the telecommunications industry.

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