He feels the trend toward suites has
increased because of the promise of
smooth integration when a carrier purchases multiple systems from the same
software solution provider.
“At least for now, I see the years of
best-of-breed are gone,” says Petersmark.
“CIOs and IT leaders are more interested in the kinds of core systems and
IT architecture and environments that
simplify their company’s life. Suites free
IT resources to work out things that are
even more valuable to the company. All