CHAMPAIGN, Ill.– Communications Data Group (CDG) is pleased to announce the recent integration between CDG’s MBS consumer and enterprise billing and OSS solution and 3-GIS’s fiber network management software. The initial phase of the integration allows MBS clients utilizing 3-GIS software solutions to manage the address structure creation and ONT equipment creation and removal in 3-GIS through MBS, while the 3-GIS Patch Panel assignment to the address is managed in 3-GIS and then automatically generated in MBS. Additional phases to expand the integration and create 1-click access between the two systems are planned for the future.
According to CDG’s Vice President of Product Development, Mike Chalk, “Integrating the 3-GIS and MBS systems is a great example of an enhancement that we feel benefits the workflow processes in both systems by reducing swivel-chair activities between 3-GIS and MBS, increasing the transparency, and simplifying the client’s ability to access 3-GIS information directly through MBS.”
When asked about the value of the integration with MBS, Michael Measels, VP of Product Management at 3-GIS, noted, “The MBS integration expands further on our philosophy to ‘open data for business’ as our customers ready network assets for service and achieve faster returns on their investment.”
CDG has been providing scalable, accurate (B/OSS) billing and operational support solutions for voice, video, and data for retail and wholesale telecommunications carriers and service providers since 1970. Options include: BDS, Interconnect, CABS, Mediation, MBS Customer Care, Network / Plant, Ticketing, Service Provisioning, E-Care, Workflow, CRM / Prospects, and third-party financial, accounting, mapping, and facilities management products.
3-GIS, an SSP Innovations company, empowers companies to achieve better operating efficiencies and meet the challenges of building increasingly complex fiber networks. 3-GIS uses a data driven approach based on geospatial reference, rules-based calculations, mobility, and web-based services to realize the market opportunities of fiber assets. The company has development, design services, product support, and operational staff in five countries challenging the status quo every day to improve the economic visibility of fiber networks.