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Oss (ôs), city (1994 pop. 62,141), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands; chartered 1399. It is a significant industrial center. Manufactures include meat products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipment, and metalware.
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(1) (Open Source Software) Software that can be modified and recompiled by the user. See open source.

(2) (Operations Support Systems) An umbrella term for software that supports the telecommunications industry, but is not involved with the routine network operations of transmitting and switching data. OSS includes inventory management, CRM, middleware, performance monitoring, test & measurement and provisioning. B/OSS includes the billing. For more information, visit www.nextgenerationservices.com.
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The Next Generation Network OSS BSS market provides capabilities that have become an absolute requirement for Communication Service Providers (CSP) of all types including integrated legacy carriers (fixed, wireless, and cable/Internet), Multiple System Operators (MSO) and Over-the-Top (OTT) providers.
Based on this, the report provides an outlook of the OSS industry and offers a way forward for buyers, vendors and operators to capitalize on the opportunities that are present across the region.
However, it failed to pinpoint the OSS Center personnel involved.
With the OSS system, he added, the business license can be obtained in less than an hour.
The COA also found that the OSS 'failed to conduct thorough pre-qualification of claimants.'
Mats Hellman, Head of Solution Area OSS, Ericsson, says: "We believe that the Gartner Magic Quadrant reports validate our strategic focus on digital transformation, and key industry challenges, such as IoT and 5G.
The OSS will also provide neuro-psychiatric examinations and drug tests as well as be the one to issue the Directorate for Intelligence (DI) Clearance, the counterpart of the National Bureau of Investigation Clearance.
* Key behaviors indicate increasing maturity of OSS projects.
The market, by OSS solution, is estimated to be dominated by network planning & design segment in 2015.
OpsNGN is a carrier-grade, next generation fluid OSS orchestration platform for hybrid networks supporting legacy, Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) domains.
In this study, we examined whether OSS displays neuroprotective effects against cognitive deficits, neuronal cell death, neuroinflammation, and synaptic loss in A[beta][O.sub.1-42]-induced AD models in vitro and in vivo.