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Roamware Selects IBM Big Data Analytics Technology to Build Solutions That Empower Mobile Operators to Harness the Power of Data
Jun 26, 2013 (07:06 PM EDT)
SHANGHAI and SAN JOSE, California, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Roamware, Inc., a global leader in Mobile Operator Service Solutions, today announced the launch of RWisdom, a roaming Big Data Analytics solution for mobile operators in collaboration with IBM.
RWisdom helps operators leverage their most valuable, yet under utilized, asset - data. With RWisdom, operators can exponentially improve their roaming revenues with dynamic Big Data driven insights on roaming subscriber behavior. RWisdom also enables operators to open up new revenue streams by offering dynamic location specific insights on subscriber behavior in an information-as-a-service model to industries such as retail, travel and financial services to name a few.
Roamware is building RWisdom on IBM's Big Data platforms including both IBM InfoSphere BigInsights and IBM InfoSphere Streams platforms. Roamware selected these IBM Big Data technologies as industry-proven middleware platforms to deliver real-time analytics, data processing and data management capabilities to enhance RWisdom, while providing the ability to manage and analyze the volume, variety and velocity of Big Data seen in mobile operator environments, in a secure and reliable manner. The RWisdom solution will also leverage IBM Analytics Accelerators - analytic engines integrated into these IBM platforms optimized for the Telecom industry.
"We have entered the Data Age and mobile operators are best placed to benefit from rich data sources available in their networks and to become providers of data-driven subscriber insight to a variety of consumer driven industries," said Bobby Srinivasan, COO & Managing Director-RWisdom, Roamware Inc. "RWisdom prepares mobile operators to leverage the Data Age for revenue and profitability growth. Roamware is excited to collaborate with IBM, an industry leader in Big Data technology. Roamware's mobility expertise gained from processing petabytes of operator data per day for nearly 600 operators and IBM's Big Data technology leadership positions us as the number one Mobility Intelligence Provider to operators."
"Telecom is one of the early adopters of Big Data," said Kathy McGroddy Goetz, VP Business Development, Information Management, IBM. "The combination of Roamware's analytics engine and IBM Big Data software provides mobile operators with a comprehensive view of subscriber data as well as home and partner network performance, which is essential to achieving key business objectives, such as improving roaming and domestic revenue, enhancing subscriber experience and finding new revenue streams from the insights delivered by Big Data."
About Roamware, Inc
Roamware, Inc. is the global leader in mobile operator service solutions with a customer base of nearly 600 Mobile Operators and MVNOs across 168 countries. Company HQ is in Santa Clara with global operations. http://www.roamware.com
About IBM Big Data and Analytics
IBM has a strategic focus on business analytics and Big Data, which spans hardware, software, services, and research. IBM has completed more than 30,000 analytics client engagements and projects $20 billion in business analytics and big data revenue by 2015. IBM has established the world's deepest portfolio of analytics solutions; deploys 9,000 business analytics consultants and 400 researchers, and has acquired more than 30 companies since 2005 to build targeted expertise in this area.
IBM secures hundreds of patents a year in big data and analytics, and converts this deep intellectual capital into breakthrough capabilities, including Watson-like cognitive systems. The company has established a global network of nine IBM Client Centers for Smarter Analytics and goes to market with more than 27,000 IBM business partners.
For more information about IBM and Analytics visit: http://ibm.co/Ms42Xe
SOURCE Roamware Inc