Comverse, IBM forge partnership

Comverse is partnering with IBM to help telecom service providers worldwide reduce operational costs, increase efficiencies and drive growth.


Through a technology and services agreement, the two companies will offer customers solutions based on IBM's software products and service delivery platform solutions, together with Comverse's value-added services and billing and active customer management solutions.


Comverse will also include IBM WebSphere Presence Server and WebSphere XML Document Management Server as core components of the Comverse Instant SMS product.


IBM's WebSphere Telecom Web Services Server software has likewise been combined with Comverse value-added messaging products to help extend their value to telecom service providers and their subscribers.