“Atos Origin and CellGlide announce a value-added reseller agreement”
Madrid, October 7, 2004
Atos Origin, a leading international information technology (IT) services company and CellGlide, the leading provider of telco-grade mobile traffic shaping solutions for GPRS, EDGE and UMTS mobile networks today announced a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) agreement.
Under the strategic agreement, Atos Origin will market and integrate CellGlide's flagship product, the CellGlide GPRS Mobile Traffic Shaper™ (MTS). It will provide consulting services and also maintenance services for the solution. The MTS is a telco-grade service node that enables mobile operators to successfully and efficiently provide reliable 3G-like and priority access services using available GPRS network infrastructure. The VAR agreement between CellGlide and Atos Origin covers the distribution of services throughout the Iberian region (Spain, Portugal and Andorra).
Liron Langer, Co-Founder and CEO at CellGlide said, "During the past few years we have been committed to working with customers and partners to ensure that the CellGlide mobile traffic shaping platform performs successfully and to optimum capacity with the mobile network infrastructures. The VAR agreement with Atos Origin highlights the awareness of players to the growth in the variety of data services usage, the need of products which can support the delivery of these services in high quality and so the readiness to invest in solutions such as ours.
CellGlide is pleased to help the mobile operators to overcome this challenge with its Mobile Traffic Shaper (MTS) and believes that this trend together with the VAR agreement will enable us to a gain market-leader status. With Atos Origin and CellGlide joined in this strategic partnership, CellGlide has significantly enhanced its customer base and effectively multiplied its access to relevant mobile operators. We are extremely proud to team up with Atos Origin and integrate our solution in their impressive telecom portfolio.”
Juan Luis Rivero, Telecom Business Development Director at Atos Origin Iberia said, "We are very pleased to work with CellGlide and are delighted to add its Mobile Traffic Shaping platform in our portfolio. This agreement is significant to us as we see great benefits in such a solution for operators in today's mobile data market."
CellGlide is the leading provider of telco-grade Mobile Traffic Shaping solutions (MTS) for GPRS, EDGE and UMTS mobile networks. CellGlide's MTS enables operators to effectively manage and control all mobile data services. Operators are able to gain immediate ROI benefits through service differentiation, offering predictable, reliable, and billable delivery through accurate, cost-efficient network dimensioning. 3G-like and other data services, such as rich media streaming, can therefore be made available, even using existing 2.5G network infrastructure. Complementing the functionality of existing network service nodes, the CellGlide MTS also allows vendors to offer advanced mobile network Quality of Service (QoS).
Installed at the edge of the core network, the CellGlide solution allocates cell resources in real-time, based on available cell capacity, specific service characteristics, and operator service policies. CellGlide maintains sales and support facilities in Europe, the United States, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. For further information, please visit www.cellglide.com
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs 45,000 people in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and its clients include ABN AMRO, Akzo Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ING, KPN, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Standard Chartered Bank, Telecom Italia, UK Department for Work and Pensions, Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.
Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Euronext Premier Marché and operates under the trade names Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.
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