"The competitive landscape of the emerging broadband market is driving DSL service providers to intensify the pace of expansion into new markets," said Keith Giarman, vice president worldwide field operations for NightFire.
is working with leaders in the telecommunications industry like ADC to provide greater automation and radically reduce the time it takes for competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) and Internet service providers (ISPs) to deploy service - keeping them a step ahead of the competition.ADC
will be a key strategic partner in the U.S. market where our software products for streamlining DSL deployment are heavily deployed, and we are looking forward to working with ADC
as we embark on our upcoming international expansion."
NightFire's SupplierExpress is the only packaged software product that automates the ordering of "local loops" - the phone lines needed to complete a DSL connection - from all of the major incumbent carriers in the United States: Pacific Bell
, US West
, Southwestern Bell
, Bell Atlantic
, and Bell South
.SupplierExpress enables competitive carriers to communicate easily with multiple incumbent providers and expand to new geographic markets.CustomerExpress is the industry's first Web-based packaged qualification, order entry and order tracking system for broadband services.