Incognito Software Announces Agreement to Acquire FastFlow Broadband Provisioning Manager

Acquisition Reaffirms Incognito’s Position in the Device Provisioning Market

VANCOUVER, BC (October 24, 2008) – Incognito Software Inc. today announced that it has signed a definite agreement to acquire FastFlow® Broadband Provisioning Manager (BPM), a device provisioning solution from BigBand Networks, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Incognito Software will acquire the key assets and rights of FastFlow® BPM.

Earlier this year BigBand decided to divest of its provisioning asset, consistent with the company’s strategy to focus resources on being the leading video networking supplier and advancing its position in the digital video networking category. It became evident that Incognito was the right company to provide existing FastFlow customers with the best device provisioning support. Today’s announcement reaffirms Incognito’s position as the leading provider of device provisioning solutions.

“This acquisition is another significant contribution to Incognito’s continuing commitment to provide device provisioning solutions for cable MSOs and provide a forward looking roadmap to those wishing to deploy new services and technologies. Incognito has been at the forefront of PacketCable, DOCSIS 3.0 and IPv6 development and wishes to bring this knowledge to a larger group of customers,” remarked Patricia Steadman, CEO and cofounder of Incognito Software. “The result is a 30% increase in our customer base (approximately 150 global service providers) to which we can provide the benefits of our enhanced knowledge, research and development in our core specialty of broadband device provisioning.”

Incognito’s goal is to provide quality support and maintenance to existing FastFlow® BPM customers to ensure network stability while continuing to invest in its flagship product for device provisioning, the widely deployed Broadband Command Center™ (BCC). For those wishing to migrate to BCC, Incognito will be providing a set of migration tools to ease the transition.

About BigBand Networks

BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBND) provides broadband service providers with innovative network solutions designed to make it easier to move, manage and monetize video. These solutions are based on BigBand’s video networking platforms that are built to enable efficient and reliable delivery across a wide range of services, including digital TV, high definition TV, advanced advertising, video-on-demand and interactive TV. BigBand Networks’ customers include more than 200 service providers– including six of the ten largest service providers in the U.S. and leading cable and telco service providers in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. BigBand Networks is based in Redwood City, Calif., with offices worldwide. For additional information about the company, please call +1.650.995.5000, email or visit

About Incognito Software Systems Inc.

Incognito Software Systems provides end-to-end device provisioning, service activation, and resource management solutions for communication service providers. Incognito streamlines every step of the service fulfillment process with a turnkey fiber solution that provides fast entry to the fiber market for greenfield and established operators alike. By simplifying back-office automation and offering a unified service catalog, Incognito enables best-in-class service fulfillment and customer experience assurance. Since 2014, Incognito has been part of Volaris Group, an operating group of software and services provider Constellation Software Inc. More than 160 million subscribers worldwide are currently provisioned by solutions from Incognito.

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