Sigma Systems, Terayon partner
Sigma Systems Group will provide back-office automated provisioning for Terayon's cable modem termination systems and cable modems used by broadband service providers internationally.
Sigma's Cable Broadband in a Box software supports flow-through service provisioning and activation for high-speed Internet, interactive TV services, video-on-demand and voice services.
Cable Broadband in a Box is a suite of OSS products consisting of applications for service provisioning and activation, self-provisioning, network topology management, and service diagnostics for cable broadband service providers. It is based on ServiceBroker, Sigma's signature service management technology.
In other news, Cisco Systems made a minority equity investment in Sigma Systems. Financial details were not disclosed. The capital raised will be used by Sigma to fund the next stage of its growth plan, which includes establishing sales offices in the U.S. and Europe, as well a software development facility in India. Sigma said it will also continue to invest heavily in research and development for new software and processors to ensure its customers remain at the forefront of cable provisioning, service activation and billing.