Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ - Analyst Report) has grabbed another telecom deal from a Brazil-based company, Telefónica Vivo. This new technology will help in the introduction of efficient mobile services to millions of subscribers.
By using this technology, the company is expecting to reduce time to market for activation of 3G mobile and 4G long-term evolution (“LTE”) users. As per the recent disclosure by the company Telefónica Vivo asked for help from HP Mobile Subscriber Activation Solution, a part of the HP Operations Support System (“OSS”) portfolio.
This user-friendly technology from HP will help Telefónica Vivo in taking an important step toward realizing its mission. Moreover, it will also help in creating a collaborative environment, which in turn will allow more people to connect quickly and with ease.
HP derives good business from the telecom sector, as a constant price and product war in this sector requires companies to use new and advanced technologies like HP OSS to gain a competitive edge. Moreover, with the introduction of super-speed connections like 3G and 4G, companies are even more aggressive in managing their operations with better technology. So, this solution is expected to find some additional takers.
This particular technology from HP would be instrumental in defining, organizing and automating Telefónica Vivo work as this support is required to configure and activate a service across platforms, manage network and application servers efficiently.
Through deal wins and by adopting diversification strategies, HP is taking aggressive measures to enhance its operations and business model. The slump in its core computing market and its cannibalization by tablets has driven this computing giant to these measures.
The new tablet (Slate 7), which is also a part of the process, will be supported by Google Inc.’s Android operating system. A higher-end version based on Microsoft Corp.’s (MSFT - Analyst Report) Windows 8 operating system is already available. This tablet may strengthen the company’s foothold in the market.
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