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Columbus to Manage SaaS and IaaS Services for SMB's With Sigma Cloud ServiceBroker

February 05, 2013

Sigma Systems (News - Alert) recently announced that its Sigma Cloud ServiceBroker will be used by Columbus International Inc. (Columbus), for provisioning and managing delivery of SaaS and IaaS services to its (SMB) customers. Barbados-based Columbus International is a privately held diversified telecommunications company specializing in the delivery of digital cable television, broadband Internet, digital landline telephony services to residential and business markets spanning 25 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.  

In a statement, Andre Foster, chief information officer at Columbus, said that, "Our long-standing relationship with Sigma Systems for the provisioning and activation of our IP-based services has enabled us to rapidly rollout new valued added services to stay abreast of our customers' needs, while ensuring the highest level of order accuracy. With the extension of the Cloud ServiceBroker to our Sigma Service Management Platform, we can offer our customers a one-stop, seamless platform for their cloud services, providing a single, trusted source for their business-critical software."

Sigma System first introduced the Sigma Cloud ServiceBroker on November 15, 2012. The solution has been developed to eliminate operational silos and bring down overall CapEx and OpEx by offering a solution that serves to manage all on-network business services such as VoIP and high-speed broadband, and cloud-based XaaS services. Communication service providers leveraging the Cloud ServiceBroker can effectively provide value-added and cost-effective IaaS and SaaS (News - Alert) services to SMB customers quickly. 

Tim Spencer, President, and COO of Sigma Systems said that, "Columbus is a regional leader in delivering next-generation IP-based services. With our new cloud service provisioning solution, Columbus can quickly deploy cloud-based services to subscribers, opening a new source of revenue in a competitive market."

Initially customers will be provided with premium business software which includes online and remote backup. Columbus International is one among a group of select service providers in the world who have successfully led the integration of the Cloud ServiceBroker with their Sigma OSS platform.




Edited by Carlos Olivera

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