Cerillion Technologies And DMR Consulting Form Partnership To Target Latin America

London, 3rd February 2003 - Convergent CRM and Event Based Billing specialist, Cerillion Technologies, has announced that it has signed a new channel partner agreement with DMR Consulting, part of the Fujitsu Consulting Group. DMR be working with Cerillion Technologies to offer CRM and billing solutions to telecom operators where broad based functionality and speed of implementation are critical factors.

This new agreement allows Cerillion Technologies to extend its international operations into Latin and Central America, as well as other Spanish speaking countries. The partnership agreement covers Cerillion CRM and Billing and also IBAS, Interconnect Billing and Settlement.

The Latin American telecom market has grown rapidly in terms of number of operators and subscriber base. The Brazilian market alone is valued at over $20Bn. There is also a great demand for new, innovative services, such as Internet telephony. These new services require more flexible CRM and billing systems. Cerillion Technologies and DMR Consulting see this as a great opportunity for a fully convergent and restriction free system such as the Cerillion CRM and Event Based Billing system.

“We are delighted to be working with DMR Consulting, especially at such an exciting time for telecoms in Latin America," said Louis Hall, Managing Director of Cerillion Technologies. "The first stage of our training program has begun, with sales and implementation workshops on all of our products already underway. We are also agreeing a joint sales and marketing plan so that maximum support is given at all times.

 More importantly, we have already responded to our first joint opportunity demonstrating our abilities to work as a virtual team over two continents and, in this case, three countries”  Said   Senor Alfonso_Garcia_Lozano , Director of Telecommunication: “Having looked carefully at the demands of operators, we have concluded that Billing systems that have end-to-end functionality and are scalable for growth are what the market requires. The cost of integrating many disparate systems is reduced and the time to market in shortened. During our analysis of what is currently available from a number of suppliers, we carried out detailed specification matching with the known requirements of operators. We  concluded that both the Retail and Wholesale billing solutions offered by Cerillion Technologies,  provide the best  platform for providing operators with what they need, now and into the future as they grow in size and complexity. Further, and most importantly, Cerillion Technologies also demonstrated their commitment to making the proposed relationship succeed, making them an ideal partner to work with and tackle this important market.
 
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