TORONTO, ON – (5th June 2018) – Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, today announced its commitment to play a leading role in the TM Forum Open Digital Lab for the digital ecosystem. Sigma will deploy its Create-Sell-Deliver product portfolio into the Open Digital Lab environment to provide the flexible platform upon which any type of digital service can be created, sold and delivered. Sigma is collaborating with Open Digital lab partners and regularly leads TM Forum Catalyst projects, where it has supported IoT services for smart cities, connected home, connected car and a range of services enabled by NFV/SDN and 5G.
TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, will establish the Open Digital Lab to accelerate innovation for service providers and suppliers. The Open Digital Lab will accelerate innovation and support experimentation and prototyping of new services that are underpinned by TM Forum’s Open APIs.
Catherine Michel, CTO of Sigma Systems commented: “Sigma is proud to take a leading role in the TM Forum’s Open Digital Lab, the all-important step of proving a platform in conformance with the Open APIs to foster product innovation for service providers. Sigma believes that agility in product innovation is the critical element to monetizing the next generation of digital services. Sigma is excited that our product portfolio, in collaboration with partner solutions, will be a key part of the platform now making these new advanced digital services real and monetizable using the Open APIs.”
“TM Forum members are on a journey of digital transformation for future growth. We are supporting them by creating an environment for collaborative innovation to help accelerate their transformation programs, and our Open Digital Lab will be a significant enabler for this. Sigma has played a leading role in TM Forum’s collaboration work and Catalyst projects to develop an open and interoperable future, and their commitment and contributions to The Open Digital Lab will further help our members accelerate their digital transformation strategies,” said Nik Willetts, CEO of TM Forum.
The Open Digital Lab will enable faster deployment of TM Forum’s Open APIs, as well as provide access to many open source technologies, such as Node.js, OAuth2 and OpenID Connect. With the involvement of Sigma, the lab will also allow for digital services-based innovation across a broad set of use cases.
About Sigma Systems
Sigma Systems is the global leader in catalog-driven software solutions for communications, media, and high-tech companies. It serves over 80 customers in 40 countries with its award-winning products. The company’s portfolio spans enterprise-wide Catalog, Configure Price Quote (CPQ), Order Management, Provisioning and Insights products in addition to offering a core set of services including professional services, cloud services, and managed services. Sigma utilizes an agile approach to implementing its B/OSS products for its customers. Sigma has offices in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with technology and integration partners globally.
About TM Forum
TM Forum is an association of over 850 member companies that generate a combined US$2 trillion in revenue and serve five billion customers across 180 countries. We drive collaboration and collective problem-solving to maximize the business success of communication and digital service providers and their ecosystem of suppliers. We support our members, as they navigate their unique digital transformation journeys, by providing practical and proven assets and tools to accelerate execution, and by creating digital and physical platforms that facilitate collaborative problem solving and innovation. Learn more at www.tmforum.org.
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