Leveraging Infonova R6 to create digital ecosystem management capabilities on BT’s Compute Management System (CMS) results in finalist selection for 2015 TM Forum Excellence Awards in the Open Digital Ecosystem category

London / Graz, May 21, 2015 – The Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint, and Infonova, a leading Digital Ecosystem Management Platform vendor, today announced that they have been jointly recognized as finalists for the prestigious TM Forum Excellence Awards in the Open Digital Ecosystem Excellence Awards category. This category is for the most innovative and successful digital service or solution, which leads to the creation of a new open digital economy ecosystem. It reflects TM Forum’s leadership role in highlighting beacons of excellence and helping service providers, technology suppliers, systems integrators, and global enterprises transform and succeed in the digital economy.

The recognition of BearingPoint and Infonova as Excellence Award finalists covers their innovative work with BT to take its cloud offering to the next level. With the deployment of Infonova R6 as a key component within BT´s Compute Management System (CMS), it now has a Digital Ecosystem Management capability. This delivers the market place and collaborative partner ecosystem that drives the B2B2X capabilities that the cloud needs to offer customers, tenants and suppliers in the open digital economy.

TM Forum will announce the winners of the 2015 Excellence Awards during a special ceremony at the VIP Gala Dinner at the Palais de la Méditerranée, Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France TM Forum Live! on Monday, June 1st. Winners will also receive recognition during the opening keynote session at TM Forum Live! on Tuesday, June 2nd.

This year’s Excellence Awards finalists have raised the bar overall for the entire industry. We’ve seen phenomenal work among our members to deliver the efficiency and agility that today’s service providers require to compete in an open digital world. Overall, these companies are making huge strides to enable the profitable digital services of tomorrow.

Nik Willetts, chief digital officer, TM Forum

The Excellence Awards are judged by an independent panel comprised of leading industry and subject matter experts, analysts and investors.

We are delighted that BearingPoint and Infonova are finalists for TM Forum´s Open Digital Ecosystem Excellence Award. The nomination is a reflection of our focus on enabling our customers and clients navigate the open digital economy.

Henri Tcheng, Partner at BearingPoint and global leader for Consumer Industries

In addition, our joint selection as finalists is a strong confirmation of the value of leveraging TM Forum´s standards into innovative capabilities. The R6 platform, which is TM Forum Frameworx certified, incorporates the multi-partner ecosystem orchestration, monetization and management support requirements needed in the open digital economy.

Andreas Polz, CTO at Infonova

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About TM Forum

TM Forum is a non-profit global industry association which helps its members transform and succeed in the digital economy. The collective experience and interests of our member community comprised of tens-of-thousands of professionals within 900+ market-leading global enterprises, service providers and technology suppliers drives everything we do, from thought-provoking research and publications, to practical guidance, collaboration programs, tools and best practices, hands-on events, and training for business and IT leaders.

Through three key programs – Agile Business and IT, Open Digital Ecosystem, and Customer Centricity – we provide a unique platform for our members to connect and collaborate with individuals and groups from around the world to solve key challenges and rapidly innovate to deliver new services, improve business agility, partner for success, reduce cost and risk, and enhance customer value and loyalty. To learn more about the Forum and join our digital journey as a valued member and collaborator, please visit: www.tmforum.org.

About Infonova

Infonova, founded in 1989, specializes in providing technology and business-oriented software, solutions and services to telecommunications, media, utility and convergent industries. Encapsulating decades of knowledge, Infonova’s latest BSS, R6 is a Digital Ecosystem Management Platform with multi-tenant Concept-to-Cash BSS capabilities at its core. Its unique business architecture supports multiple tenants enabled on a single platform with individual access to the full range of R6 functionality. R6 supports organizations by providing effective business solutions needed for the creation, delivery and monetization of innovative digital services and multi-party ecosystem management. Infonova´s R6 has been implemented for fixed line incumbents, global tier 1 & tier 2 providers, multi-national ICT providers, cable TV, mobile ‘MVNO’ bureau, utilities and content players supporting both industry-specific and cross-industry digital economy business models. Infonova is a subsidiary of BearingPoint.
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About BearingPoint

BearingPoint consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients, whether in commercial or financial industries or in government, experience real results when they work with us. We combine industry, operational and technology skills with relevant proprietary and other assets in order to tailor solutions for each client’s individual challenges. This adaptive approach is at the heart of our culture and has led to long-standing relationships with many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. Our global consulting network of 9,700 people serves clients in more than 70 countries and engages with them for measurable results and long-lasting success.
For more information, please visit: www.bearingpoint.com

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Telephone: +49 89 540338029