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MGI 360 Ratings: Billing Platform in Billing Management MAY 2 2017

MGI 360 Logo RATING UPDATE : We are upgrading the MGI360 Rating of Billing Platform from 51 to 54 and changing the outlook to Positive from Neutral.
OPINION: The improved rating reflects steady incremental progress in the product, competitive wins and production roll-outs, addition of management, high customer retention and satisfaction, better execution and more mature internal processes. We have had an opportunity to interview a number of actual and prospective clients describing a solution that is quick to implement, yet sophisticated enough for most complex tasks. Channel score is flat as the partner ecosystem and direct sales are going through a build-out. The finance score remains unchanged as the company continues to grow at 65%+ per year at break-even performance. BP functional capabilities are ahead of its product packaging. The company has been successful in penetrating a number of high profile accounts with a complex mix of requirements. 
USE CASE: The company solutions have a particular sweet spot in monetizing complex hybrid (physical and digital) assets such as in ports, logistics, transport and energy among others.
COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
Billing Platform is an extensible and highly configurable platform for agile monetization. Customers are able to rapidly create highly targeted monetization implementations in an agile fashion. Company technology addresses many of the pillar disciplines of Agile Monetization Platforms. BP has its roots in telecom billing management and is managed by its original founding team of highly skilled software engineers. The firm is technology focused and leverages systems integrators for part of its channel effort. Company is self-funded and profitable.
COMPETITORS
Aria Systems, goTransverse, Zuora, Oracle BRM, SAP Hybris Billing, Ericsson
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