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HP, Huawei Ink Deal For Telecom Support Solution

Hewlett Packard and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd have inked a deal to jointly market an integrated and streamlined operations support systems (OSS) solution to telecommunications providers around the world.

Huawei will integrate HP's OpenView OSS management software into its T2000, M2000, N2000 and I2000 network management platforms. The agreement specifically covers HP's OpenView TeMIP fault management software, OpenView Performance Insight, Service Activator and Service Quality manager. Under the agreement, Huawei will offer HP's consulting and integration services to its customers, to support deployment.

"We strive to provide innovative and customized solutions to meet various needs of our customers," Huawei Vice President of Network Product Line Guo Haiwei said in a statement. "We are happy to partner with HP to provide operators with a complete OSS solution, enabling them to improve their network equipment utilization, reduce their operation costs as well as rapidly initiate and deploy new business operations."

The partners will set-up a research lab in Shenzhen, China, to develop, test and validate OSS solutions, with hardware and software supplied by both companies. Even before the announcement, VIVO Brazil successfully integrated Huawei's T2000 and N2000 network management platforms with HP's OpenView TeMIP.