Incognito Software Inc. recently agreed to acquire a device provisioning solution from BigBand Networks (News - Alert) in a bid to increase its ability to provide device provisioning solutions for cable MSOs.
The acquisition of the FastFlow Broadband Provisioning Manager consist of obtaining the key assets and rights of FastFlow BPM.
Earlier this year BigBand set out to divest its provisioning asset after the company developed a strategy designed to focus resources on being the leading video networking supplier and advancing its position in the digital video networking category.
At the time, Patricia Steadman, CEO and co-founder of Incognito Software, said it was clear that Incognito was the right company to provide existing FastFlow customers with “the best device provisioning support” and set out to make that happen.
“This acquisition is another significant contribution to Incognito’s continuing commitment to provide device provisioning solutions for cable MSOs and provide a forward looking roadmap to those wishing to deploy new services and technologies. Incognito has been at the forefront of PacketCable, DOCSIS 3.0 and IPv6 development and wishes to bring this knowledge to a larger group of customers,” said Steadman. “The result is a 30 percent increase in our customer base (approximately 150 global service providers) to which we can provide the benefits of our enhanced knowledge, research and development in our core specialty of broadband device provisioning.”
Incognito’s goal is to provide quality support and maintenance to existing FastFlow BPM customers to ensure network stability while continuing to invest in its flagship product for device provisioning, the widely deployed Broadband Command Center (BCC (News - Alert)). For those wishing to migrate to BCC, Incognito will be providing a set of migration tools to ease the
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