Comviva, the global mobility solutions provider, announced a collaboration with IBM to deliver its next-generation BlueMarble solution on the IBM Cloud for Telecom. The integrated solution is to power the digital transformation of Communications Service Providers (CSPs) globally in the era of 5G and the edge.
Comviva’s BlueMarble, now ready to run on IBM Cloud for Telecommunications, enables CSPs to modernize their business platforms without having to go through large, complex transformation cycles. Offering a complete digital customer lifecycle, from discovery, purchase, order and billing to payment and support, the solution is designed to deliver a digital platform with ready-to-use microservices. configure and flexible UI components to enable next-age customer experience across different channels, as well as a scalable and agile go-to-market solution for CSPs to monetize infrastructure and accelerate their digital transformation initiatives.
Manoranjan ‘Mao’ Mohapatra, Chief Executive Officer of Comviva, said: “5G introduces fundamental changes to the way business support solutions work for the evolution of digital services. It’s essential for CSPs to adopt cloud-native technologies that provide differentiated competitive advantage to support new revenue models. Our BlueMarble solution is 5G native and now ready to run on IBM Cloud for Telecommunications. The integrated solution is designed to equip CSPs with a future-proof, next-generation platform for rapid transformation and monetization of existing network infrastructure as they prepare for the 5G evolution .
This collaboration aligns with Comviva’s parent company, Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOWTM charter, which focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and changing needs in the age of 5G. Tech Mahindra is part of IBM’s partner ecosystem collaborating on IBM Cloud for Telecommunications to help network equipment vendors, independent software vendors (ISVs), software-as-a-service providers, and hardware partners accelerate business transformation by unleashing the power of 5G and edge. IBM Cloud for Telecommunications is designed to integrate advanced AI and automation processes at the edge and accelerate service deployment while simultaneously reducing overall costs.
Bill Lambertson, Vice President and Distinguished Industry Leader, IBM Global Telecommunications, said, “We are excited to bring together Comviva’s BlueMarble order capture solution with IBM’s Sterling Order Management using TM Forum open APIs. Telco standard that are enabled on IBM Cloud for Telecommunications. We look forward to extending this API-driven integration to joint customer engagements. »
Mahadev Subramaniam, head of IBM’s global business unit, Tech Mahindra, said, “5G is an important part of our portfolio and our growth program. As a forerunner in this field, we have made sustained investments to expand our 5G capabilities and, in doing so, strengthen the ecosystem. This collaboration reflects our long-standing alliance with IBM. In line with our CloudNXT.NOWTM framework, working with IBM aims to generate new revenue streams from 5G and solidify our vision to further evolve our IBM ecosystem.
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