FieldRoutes | November 03, 2021
FieldRoutes—a leading Cloud-based and mobile SaaS provider for field service businesses, formerly operating as two separate companies, PestRoutes and Lobster Marketing—will be demonstrating the latest advancements to its end-to-end software solution at PestWorld 2021 from November 2-5 in Las Vegas. Enhancements and new features added include invoicing and FieldRoutes™ Payments, routing, reporting, QuickBooks® Online integration, marketing solutions and lawn care. The company will also enable early access to a new Affiliate Network at the show.
"We take our customers' feedback and requests seriously. Our software's new capabilities, integrations and enhancements to existing features are a direct result of our laser focus on our customers' ability to simplify, scale and grow their business," "We've also invested in the software's infrastructure. In 2020 we built an internal infrastructure team and migrated our software to Amazon Web Services (AWS) which ensures our customers are operating on the most reliable software."
William Chaney, chief executive officer of FieldRoutes
Pest control operators who visit the PestRoutes by FieldRoutes and Lobster Marketing by FieldRoutes booths at PestWorld can see a demo of the advancements first-hand. They focus on enabling business owners to better retain and attract new customers. They include:
Enabling owners to more easily collect payments from their customers with:
FieldRoutes Payments Auto Updater feature that automatically updates lost, stolen, or expired credit and debit cards
AutoPay by subscription functionality
Consolidated invoicing to allow multiple individual invoices to be grouped together and processed under a single invoice number
Automation for pest control customer messaging regarding chargebacks, ACH returns and AutoPay
Enabling Owners to run their businesses more efficiently so they can do more with fewer employees:
QuickBooks Online integration, which is also available at no charge for a limited time
New routing functionality that allows users to expand the summary route report by date range, route technicians by their skillset and when creating routes that include square feet (SF) or linear feet (LF) measurements, set a capacity per route based on the vehicle's chemical capacity
California WDO reporting to include activity codes
Lawn functionality to support routing for HazMat trucks, property estimations, pre-payment discounts and service plans also known as "programs"
Enabling owners to easily market their business to grow their revenue with innovations to the FieldRoutes sales and marketing suite's Buy Services Online solution:
"Map the Deal" functionality that allows users to create location-specific promotions and enter them into the FieldRoutes operations suite in minutes using click and drag functionality or by setting a max distance for the deal eliminating the need for promo codes
Early access to the new Affiliate Network that allows pest control providers the ability to profit from their non-serviceable online sales leads by sharing those leads with other pest control businesses in the network
"Over the last year, we've worked hard to advance our industry-leading software. Our investment in new capabilities and enhancements, additions of top-notch talent and the unification of PestRoutes and Lobster Marketing to become FieldRoutes is evidence of our customers' success," continued Chaney. "We take pride in being customer-obsessed and that means we deliver best-in-class technology and dedicated customer support. We've grown because our customers are growing and exceeding their goals."
FieldRoutes is a Cloud-based and mobile SaaS provider for field service businesses. The platform automates all aspects of field service operations for enterprise and small business customers that span office management, advanced route optimization, payment processing, digital sales, marketing, and customer acquisition solutions that accelerate growth, streamline operations, increase customer retention, and maximize revenue. In 2018 six-year-old PestRoutes and 10-year-old Lobster Marketing became sister companies, and in 2021 unified as one brand, FieldRoutes. Headquartered in McKinney, TX, over 1,700 field service companies rely on FieldRoutes to provide them with the data-driven insights needed to build efficiencies in and drive revenue to their business so they can grow quickly, scale intelligently and serve customers relentlessly.
prnewswire | January 20, 2021
5G is a creation of a few organization layers that influence innovation with fluctuated development levels, for example, Open RAN, network cutting, cloud framework (private, public, and cross breed) and cloud-edges. As for cloud-edges, the more extensive Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry is seeing a movement of AI to the edge. For instance, the edge AI preparing and deduction market for chipset deals is required to develop from US$2.6 billion out of 2020 to US$10.7 billion of every 2025, at a CAGR of 35%. Besides, new venture use cases place new execution, readiness and inertness necessities on the organization. These, alongside the progressing journey to drive new development, are convincing the business to shed human-concentrated organizations for a knowledge driven environment, finds worldwide tech market warning firm ABI Research.
Of late, telecoms are effectively extending the usage of AI/ML past just digitizing inward and outside cooperations. "Numerous Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are as of now on an excursion to become increased specialist co-ops where AI expands human dynamic for forecast, investigation, and new incomes," clarifies says Don Alusha, Senior Analyst at ABI Research. Rakuten, for instance, has renamed its Network Operations Centers (NOCs) to Service Experience Centers (SECs) as it actualizes extraordinary mechanization for mindful organizations. Also, Telefónica Tech is another dare to hatch new development dependent on AI/ML, cloud and IoT/Big Data. "Computer based intelligence/ML capacities empower the business to use IT-situated deftness and scale as they look to deal with the complexities of the present organizations and build up new advertisement models," Alusha adds.
New plug models should supplement existing resource serious conditions where a comprehension of cost of merchandise sold, stock turns, overseeing industrial facilities, and supply fastens is critical to progress. In the new universe of cloud, AI/ML, and programming, tech suppliers don't fabricate an item and sell it. "They sell a capacity. They sell information. They make it simultaneously they convey it. The plan of action is unique as are the financial matters. DriveNets, Enea Openwave, Ericsson, HPE, and Nokia are a few merchants among numerous others that are building programming driven methods of advertising and selling arrangements. The fact is that AI/ML-based stages are re-forming existing business models. The champs will be the individuals who act conclusively and insightfully," Alusha says.
For CSPs, proceeded with development of AI/ML will be a key empowering influence of new worth creation in their excursion to turn into an advanced specialist co-op. Innovation is a critical mainstay of that venture, yet there are other key measurements, that if not considered piece of the general digitalization venture, may restrict CSPs' capacity to catch the full an incentive in question. In particular, change the executives is basic and comprises the majority of the exertion as CSPs grasp better approaches for working. Similarly significant is to grasp transparency and break the siloes, two of a kind. CSPs that are putting resources into AI/ML-based stages should consider that effectiveness will come from sharing information and grasping open stages where APIs and information can be handily gotten to.
"AI/ML, big data and open APIs offer agility and the ability to drive innovation and enable faster and better decision making. Consequently, CSPs must realize that the new world in cellular must start with a foundation on software and API-led connectivity. The ability to harness the power of software platforms and AI/ML is bound to be a defining feature of CSPs of the future. This may well mean that, in addition to bolting on software and intelligent capabilities, CSPs need to learn how to build them as cloud-edges, Open RAN, and 5G core proliferate in the ecosystem," Alusha concludes.
These discoveries are from ABI Research's AI and Operations Automation in 5G Networks application investigation report. This report is essential for the organization's 5G Core and Edge Networks research administration, which incorporates examination, information, and ABI Insights. In view of broad essential meetings, Application Analysis reports present inside and out examination on key market patterns and factors for a particular application, which could zero in on an individual market or geology.
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Sandvine | February 10, 2022
Sandvine is launching a series of new 5G Application and Network Intelligence portfolio enhancements that give its 20+ 5G customers deeper insights into application Quality of Experience (QoE), and the impact of 4G to 5G transitions on networks, users, bandwidth usage, devices, and QoE.
The enhancements include:
Cloud native support for Sandvine's advanced 5G Service Intelligence Engine, a leading 3GPP-compliant Network Data Analytics Function (NWDAF) designed for automation and zero-touch, closed-loop service and slice assurance in 5G networks. The NWDAF will help CSPs proactively manage their core and edge networks through network function (NF) and slice load analysis use cases;
Updates to Sandvine's analytics, including Deep Insights and Insights Data Storage, designed to help CSPs deliver application QoE and security controls to subscribers through pre-packaged object models that track statistics about user behavior, devices, services and application performance;
Enriched software use case modules:
Intent-based congestion management, evolved for higher-scale deployments and actively deployed in Fixed Wireless Access networks;
Real-time subscriber insights, upgraded to give operations teams and customer care agents greater visibility into app performance and behavior to better meet 5G throughput, latency, and customer experience requirements;
Cyberthreat analysis and management to prevent cyberattacks; and
5G slice load analysis and NF load analysis for real-time operational intelligence.
A 5G Standalone (SA)-ready, cloud-native control plane platform, Maestro Policy Engine, which now provides contextual awareness about subscribers, as well as 4G to 5G inter-core handover metrics that ensure flawless coverage across access types, devices, locations, and users; and
Public cloud integrations with Google Cloud Platform, AWS, and other major cloud providers.
"We are excited that more than 20 service providers are now benefiting from Sandvine's 5G portfolio across standalone, non-standalone, fixed wireless access, and private networks. To successfully improve application quality of experience and generate new revenues while migrating to 5G, our customers need high quality, real-time data. With visibility across 5G adoption, user experiences, cyberthreats, devices, and applications, they gain operational intelligence in the form of sophisticated and predictive insights. This requires programmable networks with automated functions that respond to network conditions and customer experiences in real time. Our continued 5G portfolio innovations are ensuring that our customers can meet these requirements for emerging 5G services."
Lyndon Cantor, CEO, Sandvine
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