Seaborn Networks picks Amdocs to monetize subsea cable

Staff writer
B/OSS Asia

Seaborn Networks, a developer and operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, will deploy Amdocs Optima to rapidly and securely monetize its submarine cable infrastructure connecting the United States and Brazil.

Amdocs Optima is a new cloud-based digital customer management and commerce platform for managing the entire cycle of customer relationships, from initial engagement to on time delivery, accurate billing, and service assurance.

With its multi-tenancy capabilities to support multiple companies with one platform, Amdocs Optima promises to enable Seaborn Networks' to sell and lease submarine cable capacity to content providers, carriers, governments, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other purchasers of wholesale capacity.

To be delivered under a seven-year managed services contract, Amdocs Optima will allow Seaborn Networks to quickly establish the capability to offer subscription-based, usage-based, or on-demand price plans in support of any business-to-business model, simple to sophisticated, and in pay-as-you-grow business models.

"With ever increasing data demands, our São Paulo to New York direct route will provide better quality connections between the US and Brazil, one of the fastest growing markets in the world," said Larry Schwartz, CEO of Seaborn Networks.

Patrick McGrory, president for Amdocs' emerging offerings, said Amdocs Optima will enable Seaborn Networks to quickly bring their offerings to market with a better customer experience, and grow their business in a cost-efficient manner.

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