Swisscom, Netcracker Extend Partnership

Netcracker Technology has announced that it has extended its strategic partnership with Swisscom to bring Agile and DevOps processes and tools to the operations environment, the company said.

The Joint Development agreement creates an environment that allows Netcracker and Swisscom to collaborate on software development, delivery and deployment of operational software based on Netcracker´s Digital OSS suite, delivering significant time-to-market advantages and total cost of ownership (TCO) savings.

Swisscom, the telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, offers customers throughout the country a full range of sophisticated products and services, including fixed-line and mobile telephony and Internet services, digital television and IT and networking solutions. The company is well known as an industry innovator, serving multiple geographic locations, where speed to market is essential to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Swisscom will leverage Netcracker´s distributed Agile and DevOps collaboration capabilities to drive the organization towards a new operational model. By jointly incorporating continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD) processes and tools, Swisscom will improve service upgrades and deliver newer services faster, adapting swiftly to its customers´ demands. By automating development and deployment, Swisscom expects to significantly reduce its TCO.

Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, offers mission-critical digital transformation solutions to service providers around the globe. For more information, visit www.netcracker.com.

Swisscom, Switzerland´s telecoms company, and one of its IT companies, is headquartered in Ittigen, close to the capital city Berne. Outside Switzerland, Swisscom has a presence on the Italian market in the guise of Fastweb.