BSS expert Dr Ralf Guckert new CTO of Orga Systems
Strengthening of end-to-end portfolio will be priority Paderborn, 2 April 2013: With effect from 1 April, Dr Ralf Guckert has been appointed as a further managing director and CTO of Orga Systems GmbH. With Guckert, an internationally recognized and renowned BSS expert will take over responsibility for the technology area and thus also the further expansion of the portfolio of real-time based products for the telecoms industry, energy industry as well as M2M applications in further industries, for example automotive. Customer care and billing for digitally networked life “More and more industries demand complex integrated solutions for intuitive customer management and, at the same time, billing of the convergent services in real-time.  For almost 20 years, Orga Systems has been developing high performance and scalable products offering solutions for this need. In the context of digitally networked life, we will continue the targeted expansion of our leadership position. This is ...

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Wolfgang Kroh appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Orga Systems GmbH
Paderborn (Germany), 14 January 2013: With effect from January 16th, 2013, Wolfgang Kroh (59) is appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Orga Systems GmbH, Germany, a leading software systems vendor with an international customer base in telecommunications. Wolfgang Kroh succeeds Ramez Younan who decided to leave the company in order to pursue other interests after having successfully developed the company over the past three years driving healthy growth, global customer and territory expansion, entrance into new strategic industries, and expanding Orga Systems offerings making it one of the leading globally recognized billing and customer experience players. The Executive Board of Orga Systems consists of Wolfgang Kroh and Johannes Nussbickel (CFO) who joined the Company in 2011. Wolfgang Kroh is an experienced executive from the information and telecommunications industry. As former Chief Executive Officer of LHS Aktiengesellschaft, a leading vendor of customer care and billing solutions and Frankfurt Stock Exchange-listed ...

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Wolfgang Kroh übernimmt Vorsitz der Geschäftsführung der Orga Systems GmbH
Paderborn (Deutschland), 14. Januar 2013: Mit Wirkung vom 16. Januar 2013 übernimmt Wolfgang Kroh (59) den Vorsitz der Geschäftsführung der Orga Systems GmbH mit Sitz in Paderborn. Er ist Nachfolger von Ramez Younan, der das hauptsächlich in der Telekommunikationsindustrie tätige Softwareunternehmen verlässt. Er hat das Unternehmen in den vergangenen drei Jahren erfolgreich weiterentwickelt. Dazu zählen u.a. nachhaltiges Wachstum, regionale Expansion, der Einstieg in neue strategische Segmente und Erweiterung der Orga Systems‘ Produktpalette zu einem global anerkannten Anbieter von Billing- und Kundenmanagement-Systemen. Somit besteht die Geschäftsführung der Orga Systems GmbH aus Wolfgang Kroh und Johannes Nussbickel, der seit 2011 CFO des Unternehmens ist. Mit Kroh wechselt ein erfahrener Manager der Informations- und Telekommunikationsindustrie sowie Unternehmenschef an die Spitze von Orga Systems. Zuletzt war Kroh Vorstandsvorsitzender / CEO der 2007 von Ericsson übernommenen, börsennotierten LHS Aktiengesellschaft, einem führenden Anbieter von Kundenverwaltungs- und Abrechnungssystemen, ehe diese im Jahr 2010 von Ericsson zu 100 ...

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Orga Systems signs managed services contract with Brazilian tier-one operator
Orga Systems chosen to manage operator’s business support systems (BSS) and third-party applications Paderborn (Germany), 18 December 2012: Orga Systems has signed an on-going managed services agreement with a Brazilian tier-one operator to support the operator’s BSS and overall billing environment. Using Orga Systems’ streamlined management services, the agreement will enhance the operator’s ability to offer customer centric services, improve productivity and continue its rapid growth. Improving quality and efficiency of BSS and 3rd party applications The agreement will also give the operator the opportunity to have a supplier in charge of its BSS with Orga Systems, delivering solutions and services which focus on operational predictability, precision of execution, service guarantee and cost-efficiencies. Orga Systems will not only manage the operator’s BSS, it will also be responsible for third-party applications, such as the modules responsible for managing: – All the operator’s mediation for top-ups, promotions and balance inquiries; – On-line ...

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Meralco and Orga Systems bring smart grid roll out to Philippines
Real-time billing for smart grids enables Meralco to pilot prepaid scheme Paderborn (Germany), 15 November 2012: Orga Systems and Meralco, a leading Asian energy supplier, are bringing the first smart grid solution to the Philippines. In an initial pilot scheme, 40,000 customers will be connected. Using Orga Systems’ OS.Energy as part of an end-to-end smart grid solution, Meralco provides dynamic smart metering innovations. OS.Energy offers a tiered prepaid electricity scheme based on a centralized real-time billing solution. It improves energy cost-effectiveness and offers real customer-centric services. Real-time platforms – the driving force behind successful customer-centric offerings In order to keep its customers happy, ensure regulatory compliance and maximize its revenues, Meralco implements a new meter-to-cash solution. Using OS.Energy for their smart metering infrastructure enables Meralco to communicate with its customers in real time to notify and advise them of consumption, thresholds, and payment issues. It also offers tiered tariffs, including ...

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Orga Systems offers smart metering expertise to EU-funded program
Strong Contribution to Smart Grid Intelligence Project in Thailand (SmartThai) Paderborn (Germany), 12 November 2012: Because of its awarded dynamic real-time billing and flexible tariff solutions for intelligent smart grid environments, Orga Systems is best placed to bring its expertise to emerging countries. Just recently, Orga Systems has been chosen to bring in its expertise into an EU-funded program on Smart/Intelligent Grid Development and Deployment in Thailand (SmartThai). Smart Grids are the backbone of future-proof energy systems The Thailand section of the World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE Thai) is backing the SmartThai program to improve the sustainable economic and social development of Thailand through the efficient delivery of sustainable, economic and secure electricity using Smart/Intelligent Grid systems based on EU models and technologies. Orga Systems runs Training Workshops and Corporate Exchange Under the leadership of WADE Thai, a series of training sessions have been developed to introduce cost-effective, user-friendly ...

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Orga Systems’ CEO awarded GTB Power 100 for third year in a row
Successful restructuring and international positioning of Orga Systems Paderborn (Germany), 31 October 2012: For the third year in a row, Orga Systems’ CEO, Ramez Younan, has been awarded Global Telecoms Business Power 100, the international nomination of the 100 most powerful and influential people in telecoms. Leading executives throughout the telecommunications industry Now in its fifth year, the Global Telecoms Business Power 100 list compiles the most powerful and influential executives in the industry, selecting nominations from the readers of the publication – including CEOs, CFOs and other senior executives of the world’s major operators, telecoms vendors and industry organizations. Since he joined Orga Systems in 2010 as CEO, Ramez Younan has transformed Orga Systems to be the leading real-time convergent billing and customer experience company serving more than 450million subscribers. This brings Orga Systems to its current position as #4 market share in the key convergent billing sector, according ...

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Real-time customer interaction is key for profitable smart meter investments
Orga Systems showcases smart metering project at the Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2012 Paderborn (Germany), 02 October 2012: Orga Systems will be speaking about its smart grid solution for the utility sector at the upcoming Metering, Billing/CRM Europe, which will take place at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam from October 9th – 11th. The awarded solution is an important part of the Prepaid Electricity Service offered by a leading Philippine utility company; enabling them to retrieve the maximum benefits from smart metering investments. Benefiting from dynamic real-time billing The electricity industry is changing rapidly – forcing utility companies to find new and more intelligent ways of managing their energy supply infrastructure. In the end finding the right business cases is essential to utility companies. Offering new services such as prepaid, cost control and budgeting to customers and bringing real-time customer experience into play are opportunities to unlock new revenue streams ...

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The inevitable shift towards M2M
Paderborn (Germany), 18 September 2012: Orga Systems is supporting the upcoming M2M – Beyond Connectivity seminar, taking place in London on September 20th, where a wide array of experts including analysts, operators and vendors from the telco industry will discuss trends and challenges. In line with this, Orga Systems will be contributing with a keynote speech about M2M opportunities across the telco ecosystem, discussing different business cases and how to take advantage of this emerging technology in different verticals. Adapting business models to stay profitable According to leading analysts, there will be more machines than people connected to networks by 2020, making the M2M market increasingly interesting for operators seeking new revenue streams and growth opportunities in other sectors. The ability to exchange key information and data between devices communicating end-to-end without human intervention is making it possible for operators to reduce costs while improving efficiency and services to customers. ...

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Orga Systems präsentiert die dynamische Abrechnung innovativer Smart Home Anwendungen auf der IFA in Berlin
Paderborn (Germany), 30 August 2012: Bei der diesjährigen Internationalen Funkaustellung (IFA), die vom 31. August bis 5. September 2012 in Berlin stattfindet, wird die Orga Systems im Rahmen eines Vortrags das Thema der dynamischen Abrechung am Beispiel eines „Wind-to-Home“-Szenario erläutern. Das Szenario basiert auf dem Forschungsprojekt SHAPE des Vereins Connected Living e.V. Als Mitglied des Vereins, forscht und arbeitet die Orga Systems mit weiteren Projektpartnern an einer verteilten Mehrwertdiensteplattform, die eine dynamische Tarifierung und Abrechnung für Energieverbräuche und damit verbundene Dienstleistungen ermöglicht.   Im „Wind-to-Home“-Szenario wird der Einsatz überschüssiger Windenergie im Stromnetz zur Warmwasseraufbereitung in Privathaushalten betrachtet und evaluiert. Ein standardmäßig mit Gas bzw. Öl betriebener Warmwasserspeicher wird dabei zusätzlich elektrisch unterstützt und kann auf diese Weise den Verbrauch fossiler Brennstoffe in solchen Zeiten vermeiden, in denen der Einsatz von Windstrom zum Aufheizen günstiger ist. Dadurch spart der Endkunde Verbrauchskosten und Energiedienstleister können zusätzlichen Strom vermarkten sowie einen Beitrag zur ...

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Orga Systems recognised in four Hype Cycle reports
Paderborn (Germany), 29 August 2012: Orga Systems has been identified as a “sample vendor” in four of Gartner’s prestigious Hype Cycle independent reports. Orga Systems’ growth as a significant billing and charging player has been signposted in the analyst house’s “convergent charging” and “integrated policy and charging control solutions” categories. The Hype Cycle Gartner’s Hype Cycle reports enable companies to gain an extensive understanding of the marketplace and various technologies’ positions in it, offering an objective insight on how companies can deploy and manage their solutions in their specific industries in a more sufficient and profitable manner. Orga Systems has gained recognition as a sample vendor in the following reports:   Hype Cycle for Communications Service Provider (CSP) Operations 2012- Orga Systems named as sample vendor for convergent charging and for integrated policy and charging control solutions Hype Cycle for Consumer Technologies, 2012 – Orga Systems named as sample vendor ...

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Orga Systems presents new Telesperience research paper on seven key steps to boost CSPs’ revenue
Paderborn (Germany), 4 July 2012: Nine out of ten CSPs see real-time business processes as key to maximising revenue, according to a research paper by UK-based analyst house Telesperience and real-time charging and billing experts, Orga Systems. The revenue maximisation paper also uncovered research that only 8% of CSPs felt they had the necessary tools to deliver a 360° real-time view of their customers to generate better cash flows. The research, sponsored by Orga Systems, establishes seven key steps to help CSPs boost revenue across their organisations. How to maintain revenue growth Teresa Cottam, Chief Analyst at Telesperience, looked at current bottle-necks and strategies for how CSPs deal with revenue maximisation. She found that many organisations didn’t have the capability to deliver customer-centric experiences because they lacked seamless and fully-automated real-time processes and technology – critical steps in revenue maximisation. When questioned, many CSPs in the survey believed they were ...

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Sunrise deploys Orga Systems’ real-time charging and billing platform OPSC Gold
Paderborn (Germany), 26 June 2012: Sunrise, the largest private telecommunications provider in Switzerland,  has started to upgrade to Orga Systems’ OPSC Gold real-time billing and charging platform to enable full monetisation of prepaid voice and data services as well as supporting Sunrise customer loyalty strategy in the prepaid sector. Sunrise will also deploy Orga Systems’ Next Generation Control Point (NGCP), 3GPP compliant, real-time data charging to support growing demand for data services. The new systems will be rolled out in the first quarter of 2013. Orga Systems and Sunrise strengthen long-term business partnership Orga Systems, a leading provider of convergent real-time charging and billing solutions for telecommunications has a 13-year relationship with Sunrise and has helped them manage charging for their subscribers. Sunrise upgraded to OPSC Gold to access a real-time convergent platform for voice and data services. The MNO decided to migrate to OPSC Gold because Orga Systems fulfilled ...

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Orga Systems wins twice at Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation awards 2012
Paderborn (Germany), 15 June 2012: Orga Systems, #1 choice for real-time charging and billing, won two awards at the esteemed Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards 2012, announced 12 June. In the category “Wireless Network Infrastructure Innovation”, Orga Systems won the award “Mobile Customer Experience Innovation” for its Next Generation Control Point (NGCP). This unified charging and billing platform helped Ukrainian operator life:) increase its charging performance by 300% and drop customer complaints by 75%. Orga Systems won its second award “Smart Grid Infrastructure Innovation” in the category “Business Service Innovation” for OS.Energy, a smart billing solution for energy providers. This solution is an important part of the leading Philippine utility company Meralco, which plans to launch a Prepaid Electricity Service. The great and good of the telecoms industry, including operators and service providers from around the world, gathered to celebrate the sixth annual GTB Innovation Awards, specifically honouring projects ...

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Orga Systems double winner at Pipeline Innovation Awards 2012
Paderborn (Germany), 23 May 2012: Orga Systems, #1 choice for real-time charging and billing, won two awards at the prestigious Pipeline Innovation Awards 2012, announced 21 May. Orga Systems won the “Best Deployment” category for its Next Generation Control Point (NGCP) unified charging and billing platform, which helped Ukrainian operator, life:) increase charging performance by 300% and drop customer complaints by 75%. Orga Systems also received the “Advanced Connectivity” award for its OS.Automotive in-car service billing innovations for a leading car manufacturer’s connected cars. Dubbed the most credible and objective endorsement of innovation in the communications technology industry, the Pipeline 2012 Innovation Awards winners were announced at an exclusive reception in Dublin, Ireland. Designed to celebrate next-generation companies for advancements in technologies, products and deployments, the awards saw 70 companies apply for nominations in ten categories with 20 organisations being announced as winners. Made up of leading global service providers, ...

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