Welcome to the October issue of IBM Service Provider News, replacing Netcool News and Vallent News Update.
This is an exciting time at IBM Tivoli as we see our acquisition integration plans come to fruition. We will keep you
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||OSS Transformation: Opportunities & Challenges
Heavy Reading's key research findings about the blurring of the lines between IT and network operations - A special
IBM excerpt to download.
||Integra Telecom Switches to IBM Software for Real-Time Service Management and Reduced Costs
Integra Telecom replaces HP OpenView software with IBM Tivoli Netcool software.
||India’s UTStarcom Awards BSNL Deal to IBM
IBM to provide IT infrastructure management capability for the deployment of 2.8 million lines of DSLAM in approximately
900 cities throughout India.
||TerreStar Selects IBM to Help Design Nation's First 4G Mobile Communications Network
IBM BladeCenter HT to run mission critical applications.
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