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Lifecycle Software achieves TM Forum’s Open API Certification for Product Catalog and Product Ordering Management

United Kingdom, March 13, 2024 - Lifecycle Software, a leading provider of Business Support Systems (BSS) and Real-Time Charging Solutions for the telecommunications industry, is pleased to announce that it has received two Open API certifications from TM Forum: TMF620, Product Catalog, and TMF622, Product Order Management.

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The recently certified Open APIs are part of the Unified catalog by Lifecycle Software. This platform unifies the business needs for catalogs in a single place, federating technical product and commercial offer catalogs.

George Glass, CTO of TM Forum said, “Congratulations to Lifecycle Software on this achievement, showcasing their leadership in delivering innovative solutions for telecom needs. These Open APIs are vital for building new digital services and applications and Lifecycle Software’s commitment to TM Forum’s Open API standards will benefit the entire enterprise IT ecosystem."

The Product catalog Management API (TMF620) provides a standardised mechanism for managing the life cycle of catalog entities and accessing catalog items in critical processes such as order placing, campaign operations, and sales. The Product Ordering API (TMF 622) defines a standardised framework for organising and placing product orders, which integrates smoothly with external systems such as CRM/Order Negotiation systems. This API is intended to provide a simple set of operations, ensuring consistent interaction across all platforms.

"With this accreditation, we reinforce our commitment to providing telecom operators with agility, dependability, and scalability, making bringing new offerings to market easier and faster than ever before. This would not be possible without our fantastic and dedicated teams. Congrats to everyone. Our Unified catalog platform continues to lead the way, offering a comprehensive solution that empowers brands with agility and efficiency", said Kelvin Chaffer, CEO at Lifecycle Software.

The Unified Catalog (UC) a is cloud-native, stand-alone solution to meet the telecom business's catalog demands in one spot. The platform provides MNOs, MVNOs, and telecommunications companies with a vendor-agnostic, scalable, and cost-effective solution. It empowers Sales and Marketing Teams with unparalleled agility, supported by open APIs, an intuitive UI, and a sophisticated optimization engine, enabling them to bring new propositions to market more easily and quickly.