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Sigma Systems EVOLVE 2011 Attracts Leading Global Operators

2011 User Conference Features Top-Ranked Speakers With Insights on Best Service Delivery Practices Now and in the Future (October 19, 2011)

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- Sigma Systems, an industry leader in Advanced IP Service Fulfillment solutions, will host some of the world's leading next-generation operators at EVOLVE 2011, its fourth annual user conference, being held from October 26-28, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Florida.

The theme of this year's EVOLVE event is "Experience What's Now." Participants will hear some of the industry's leading analysts, strategists and service providers talk about how to profit from changes in the industry. Conference speakers will discuss the state of the communications and entertainment industry and will explore the best OSS practices to support integrated service transformation.

"Next-generation operators worldwide are grappling with the most effective way to offer and deliver value-added IP services for a truly tailored customer experience," said Preston Gilmer, vice president of marketing, Sigma Systems. "At EVOLVE 2011, some of the world's leading operators will share insights, strategies and case study examples of best practices for delivering bundled services, including personalized entertainment and communications services. Speakers will also offer their views on the business drivers and operational requirements for delivering cloud-based services."

The event's keynote address will be delivered by Jeff Kaplan, founder and managing director of THINKstrategies. Titled "Get Your Head into the Clouds - Understanding and Embracing Best Practices in Cloud Computing for Service Providers," this session will address best practices for next-generation operators to roll out and deliver cloud-based services and how service providers can leverage the cloud to overcome challenges and embrace new opportunities in today's rapidly changing marketplace.

EVOLVE 2011 will also feature discussions about real-world deployments directly from Sigma's next-generation operator customers, including Charter, Tiscali, Telus, NET Servicos, Rogers, ZON Multimedia, Columbus Communications, Bell Aliant, American Technical Support, Cabovisão and WOW. The event will also feature speakers Ari Banerjee and Alan Breznick, senior analysts at Heavy Reading. Breznick will lead a discussion on "Delivering the Enhanced Entertainment Experience." Banerjee will be a speaker in the panel entitled "Accelerating the Deployment of Service Bundles."

Participants at EVOLVE 2011 will have the opportunity to hear from some of Sigma's key industry partners, including Convergys, a global leader in relationship management. Convergys is the premier sponsor for this year's event. Sigma also welcomes Pavilion sponsors Digital Route, Mozy, NAGRA OpenTV and Innowave and Signature sponsors Redknee, Cerillion and CSG.

For more information about Sigma Systems' EVOLVE 2011 User Conference and to register online, please visit:

EVOLVE 2011 Details
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 26 - Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Florida

About Sigma Systems
Sigma Systems is the proven global leader in delivering advanced IP service fulfillment solutions. Sigma Systems' powerful solutions enable the world's Next-Generation Operators (NGOs) to Deliver a Rich Consumer Experience through communications and entertainment services -- over any access technology to any device. NGOs around the globe -- including Bell Aliant, Cox, Rogers, YouSee, NETServicos, Technology Networks, and iTSCOM -- trust Sigma Systems for service transformation and innovative solutions with market-leading expertise for the delivery of today's -- and tomorrow's -- new services. For more information about Sigma Systems, visit and follow the company on Twitter at

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