Intrinsic Systems Data Science Partners



  • Telco

i-fraudlab is Intrinsic Systems’ next generation fraud management system for fixed, mobile, IP and converging network services. To support the use of big data in fraud management, the system has been expanded to include the highly scalable Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) database technology from Greenplum into the solution stack.

Every Telecommunications Network Operator and Service Provider is faced with the growing threat of leaking revenue through Network Fraud or Irregular Network Access. It is currently estimated that between 1% and 3% of annual revenues are lost due to these sophisticated and well organized attacks and that even higher levels of financial damage can be caused if the problem is not detected and managed early.

i-fraudlab provides the operator with a powerful toolset to combat well-established, fraudulent profiles as well as next-generation fraud attacks which are either present now or imminent. The profile of the fraudster is rapidly changing, hence the need to install a new services platform using well-defined, IP-based technology. The sector-wide move to IP does, however, increase the likelihood of attacks to a much wider group of intellectual people.

“Greenplum offers industry-leading performance at a low cost for companies managing terabytes to petabytes of data.”
Darren Thoirs, Managing Director, Intrinsic Systems

i-fraudlab is the culmination of many years of R&D within the fraud management arena, where ideas, fraud combat intelligence and industry experience have been gathered from a wide and varied taskforce. The ultimate aim has always been to protect network operators from fraud attacks and to assist in maximizing precious revenue.

i-fraudlab™ provides the optimum solution for precise and practical management of all types of network fraud and includes the following key features:

  • TDM, IP and Converged Service Monitoring
  • Visibility of All Network Traffic from Single View
  • Flexible Fraud Management and Profiling
  • Near Real-Time Roaming Data Exchange Compliant
  • Modular and Scalable Architecture
  • Close to Real-Time Monitoring
  • OSS / BSS Integration
  • Fully Featured with Excellent ROI
  • Web-Based User Interface
  • Fully Integrated Case Management
  • Configurable Workflow Component
  • Telco Hardware Vendor Independent
  • SS7 / IP Probe Monitoring Option

i-fraudlab is built using industry standard technologies and was originally developed on the LAMP solution stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. As part of its ongoing commitment to provide horizontal scalability for ‘big data’ fraud management, intrinsic has introduced a highly scalable Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) database technology from Greenplum into the solution stack. Greenplum is driving the future of big data analytics, and with such a solid database foundation for high performance data loading and analytics, i-fraudlab can be powered up to comfortably handle the data volumes for Tier 1 Telco businesses with ease.

i-fraudlab has been chosen by Telco operators covering eighteen businesses globally over the past three years. The platform provides a solid foundation for managing network fraud, both now and in the future and across all lines of business. The product portfolio also expands beyond traditional fraud management and Intrinsic Systems works closely with operators to assist with legal compliance requests and warrant management within Government programs. i-fraudlab customers include: T-Mobile UK, Virgin Media UK Group, Cable & Wireless Worldwide, Dhiraagu Maldive Islands, Logica UK, SingTel Optus and Telefonica UK.


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