Lightbridge Selects ON Technology
for Remote Software Delivery for Mission-Critical
Call Centers & Mobile Workers
Telecommunications service provider
leverages ON Command CCM for accelerated deployment
of business & productivity apps, operating systems
MA, October 10, 2000 – ON Technology
(NASDAQ: ONTC), a leading provider of remote software
delivery solutions, today announced that Lightbridge,
Inc. (NASDAQ: LTBG) has selected ON Command CCM™
to manage mission-critical software for all of its call
centers. Lightbridge, a leading enabler of customer
relationship management solutions for communications
service providers, will also use the system to deliver
software to mobile and remote workers such as salespeople
and telecommuters, and other departments including engineering,
consulting services, marketing and finance. ON Command
CCM has been judged by industry analysts, reviewers,
enterprise IT managers and service providers as the
best unattended solution for remotely delivering business-critical
operating systems and applications across the extended
"As a software and services
company in a rapidly-growing market, we're constantly
looking for ways to leverage the latest information
technology to gain a greater competitive advantage,"
said Paul Beliveau, director, information technologies
for Lightbridge. "ON Command CCM automates our
critical IT processes and is a superb time- and labor-saving
alternative to 'sneakernet', especially for supporting
our remote users. We also looked at traditional low-end
cloning solutions and enterprise frameworks, but chose
ON Command CCM for its reliability, ease-of-implementation,
and full lifecycle solution."
Lightbridge has experienced rapid
growth over the past five years. With revenues growing
at an annual compounded rate of 45%, the company was
looking for a cost-effective and systematic way to manage
the explosive demand for internal IT services. ON Command
CCM allows Lightbridge to automatically build all PCs
for new employees from a central console and continuously
push software updates over the network.
For instance, the company uses
ON Command CCM to deploy in-house call center apps,
shrink-wrapped productivity apps such as Microsoft Office
and Internet Explorer, and security updates such as
new virus signatures.
"Lightbridge is a great example
of a company that's leveraging our best-of-breed technology
to keep their mission-critical operations running 24x7
-- and their end-users happy and productive," said
Phil Neray, ON Technology Vice-President of Marketing.
"We're delighted to help them achieve further success
in their business."
Lightbridge, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTBG) provides customer relationship
management solutions that enable communications service
providers to initiate and maintain relationships with
their subscribers. Clients ranging from large established
carriers to emerging service providers worldwide rely
on Lightbridge's Telesto network of integrated customer
acquisition and risk management solutions to forge enduring
customer relationships. Lightbridge's traditional and
Web-based offerings are designed to facilitate rapid
application approval, minimize fraud and expand the
opportunity to retain high-value customers. Carriers
also depend on Lightbridge as a valuable partner, leveraging
its diverse range of business consulting services to
enhance customer profitability and operational efficiencies.
Lightbridge is headquartered in Burlington, Mass. For
more information visit http://www.lightbridge.com or
About ON Technology Corporation
ON Technology empowers IT organizations and service providers to manage the full lifecycle of their computing systems over large-scale corporate networks. Our solutions are used to rapidly and reliably deploy critical applications, operating systems, and content to desktops, mobile PCs, handhelds, servers, retail point-of-sale (POS) terminals and banking workstations. Our customers leverage our solutions to significantly reduce IT costs, improve availability and reliability of business-critical applications, and enhance both IT and end-user productivity. ON’s management solution has been chosen by more than 1,000 enterprises worldwide to manage in excess of 1.2 million networked computer systems. For more information visit ON Technology’s Web site at www.on.com or call 800-767-6638.
Gerald Kimber White
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