Atreus Systems Awarded Two Patents for Automated Service Provisioning and Activation

Released on: February 25, 2008, 10:26 am

Press Release Author: Atreus Systems

Industry: Telecommunications

Press Release Summary: Atreus SystemsT, the leading supplier of provisioning
solutions for converged IP services, announced today that the U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office has approved the issuance of two patents.

Press Release Body: Ottawa, ON - February 25, 2008 - Atreus SystemsT, the leading
supplier of provisioning solutions for converged IP services, announced today that
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved the issuance of two patents:
Patent No. 7,024,470 which covers methods for setting up user self-activating
network-based services; and Patent No. 7,134,013 which covers methods for setting up
network-based services.

The patent strengthens Atreus' intellectual property portfolio and provides the
company with ownership of key innovations that address powerful new capabilities
designed to meet the stringent performance and scalability requirements of the
world's largest carriers. The issued U.S. patent titled, \"Systems and Method for
Setting Up User Self-Activating Network-based Services\" and "Policy Distribution
Point for Setting Up Network-based Services", builds on Atreus' unique provisioning
and activation solution, which empowers service providers to streamline the complex
processes required to provision any subscriber-based IP service-from Hosted PBX and
Unified Messaging to fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) and collaborative business

"Service providers are dealing with the twin challenges of mounting competition and
increased operational complexity as they strive to offer high-value services to
their customers," said Doug Bellinger, chief technology officer at Atreus Systems.
"Atreus' ongoing commitment to innovation helps carriers respond quickly to market
pressures and gives them the sophisticated operational and business capabilities
they need to deliver converged service bundles."

Atreus Fosters Service Provisioning Technology Leadership

The newly awarded patents are part of a strategic product portfolio that allows
Atreus to continue to set the standard for innovation in the service provisioning
market for converged IP services. Complementing the patented provisioning technology
is an extensive library of service-specific modules that encompass industry best
practices for provisioning. Atreus' out-of-the-box service solutions help providers
rapidly deliver new services by streamlining the many steps required to successfully
turn-up and manage a service. Atreus also provides pre-integrated vendor-specific
adaptors for VoIP and IMS application servers, and easy-to-use portals for CSRs and
resellers, as well as customer administrators and end users.

Leveraging industry standards, such as OSS/J and eTOM, the Atreus solution is
designed to give service providers a wide range of compelling service management
benefits including rapid definition and deployment of services at a low cost;
flexible, standards-based integration that reduces time-to-market and
cost-of-integration; compatibility with emerging, SOA-based back-office
architectures; and rapid return on network investment by simplifying and speeding
service deployment.

About Atreus Systems
Atreus SystemsT is the leading supplier of provisioning software for converged
services. As the vendor of choice for the world's most successful providers, Atreus
has provided advanced activation solutions for KPN, Telus, Centennial, Spirit
Telecom, and Bell Aliant. Atreus has formed strategic partnerships with
Alcatel-Lucent, BEA, BroadSoft, Ericsson, Level 3, Oracle and Sonus, delivering
carrier-class service provisioning with customer self-management. For more
information, visit

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provisioning, service activation, and service fulfillment for VoIP and IP services.

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Contact Details: Atreus Systems, Inc.
Tony Busa
1130 Morrison Drive, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario
K2H 9N6
(613) 683-3664
(613 233-8204

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