MATRIXX and O2 Telefónica join forces to launch new B2B services transformation, running securely on Google Cloud
Silicon Valley, Calif., March 2, 2022 — O2 Telefónica, one of the leading integrated telecommunications providers in Germany, today announced that its newly launched B2B services are enabled by MATRIXX Software, a global leader in 5G monetization, running on Google Cloud Confidential Computing to maximize security and data privacy. O2 Telefónica is the first to run MATRIXX’s Converged Charging System on Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing. The new service combines the flexibility and simplicity of MATRIXX for monetization with the hyper-scalability and privacy benefits enabled by Google Cloud. In a first step, O2 Telefónica will use the new digital commerce platform for its digital B2B office solutions, followed by modern All-IP fixed-net, SD WAN, and 5G solutions in the future.
“We are on a mission to better serve Germany’s dynamic and fast-moving enterprise market,” said Mallik Rao, CTIO, O2 Telefónica. “We combined the flexibility and configurability of MATRIXX and the scalability and privacy capabilities of Google Cloud. As a result, we are now able to offer our B2B customers unmatched confidentiality delivered by a highly configurable charging product running on a massively scalable public cloud platform.”
Designed to enable better connection with value-chain partners and improved personalization for customers, O2 Telefónica’s new B2B service enables the delivery of more valuable and innovative products and services. For O2 Telefónica, the need to ensure speed and agility made MATRIXX on Google Cloud the preferred option. By ensuring full encryption of data, the new enterprise offering from O2 Telefónica enables the business agility that partners need to better serve enterprise customers of all sizes.
“With the first launch of this new enterprise offering in the public cloud, O2 Telefónica has raised the bar on what’s possible for telecommunication providers,” said Glo Gordon, CEO at MATRIXX Software. “We’ve built our cloud native Digital Commerce Platform to enable the flexibility and agility that only the public cloud can provide. Working in partnership with Google Cloud’s breakthrough Confidential Computing offering, we’re honored to support O2 Telefónica’s technology transformation.”
“This new offering from O2 Telefónica will help German businesses more effectively manage their digital applications and connectivity solutions, and ensure the highest levels of data privacy and security,” said George Nazi, VP, Telco, Media, and Entertainment Industry Solutions at Google Cloud. “We’re proud to bolster O2 Telefónica’s commitment to deliver secure, high speed connectivity in the region, and to support the modernization of its own core systems through the delivery of the MATRIXX Digital Commerce Platform on Google Cloud.”
When using cloud infrastructures, O2 Telefónica relies on a wide range of security mechanisms. These include strong encryption solutions such as Confidential Computing via Google Cloud. With this breakthrough technology, data is also encrypted during processing via a special shielded component. The company is thus using the latest and best technology for its digital transformation.
About O2 Telefónica Deutschland
O2 Telefónica Deutschland offers telecommunications services for consumers and business customers as well as innovative digital products and services in the area of the Internet of Things and data analytics. The company is one of the leading integrated telecommunications providers in Germany. In mobile communications alone, O2 Telefónica serves more around 46 million mobile lines (incl. M2M – as of 31.12.2021). No network operator connects more people in this country. Under its core brand O2 and various secondary and partner brands, the company sells postpaid and prepaid mobile communications products with innovative mobile data services. The basis for this is the mobile communications network based on a highly resilient GSM, UMTS and LTE infrastructure. At the same time, the company is building a powerful and energy-efficient 5G network. O2 Telefónica also provides telephony and high-speed Internet products based on various technologies in the fixed-network area. Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG has been listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TecDAX) since 2012. In the 2021 financial year, the company generated revenue of EUR 7,8 billion with around 7.400 employees. The company is majority-owned by the Spanish telecommunications group Telefónica S.A., headquartered in Madrid. With business activities in 14 countries and a customer base of around 369 million lines, the Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications providers.
About MATRIXX Software
MATRIXX Software delivers a modern converged charging and digital monetization solution proven at scale. Global operators like Telefónica and Telstra, IoT providers like Tata Communications and network-as-a-service (NaaS) providers like DISH rely on the platform to overcome the limitations of traditional Business Support Systems (BSS). With MATRIXX, service providers can rapidly configure, deploy and monetize personalized, innovative offerings. Its cloud native platform delivers accurate, real-time information that improves customer engagement. MATRIXX enables commercial innovation and real-time customer experiences that drive revenue and growth opportunities across multiple markets.