Service OAM Demystified

| By Aakanksha
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Service OAM (or Operation, Administration & Maintenance) is simply about detecting service performance degradation and making the networks more reliable. Developments in OAM are arguably the most important networking advancements and that is what makes OAM the backbone of the modern ethernet services being provided today. Wondering why OAM is such a big deal when we already had fault management systems in place? With the advent of carrier grade ethernet, especially with Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0), the networking technologies, environment and most importantly the service types have changed. So have the customer expectations. Due to the intense competition, network operators need to…

WebNMS Carrier Ethernet OAM Solution

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Carrier Ethernet is on the fast lane to growths thanks to its compelling capabilities. In order to be able to efficiently support the management needs of the Carrier Ethernet networks and services, WebNMS offers Carrier Ethernet Solution. It is an intelligent monitoring and management solution for the next generation Carrier Ethernet services. It meets the monitoring needs of simple L2 VPNs to advanced MPLS connections. Added to the comprehensive WebNMS features, the Carrier Ethernet Solution provides additional custom features that simplify provisioning, OAM integration and provides insightful performance reports. The image below represents the Carrier Ethernet SDN Solution functi…

WebNMS Use Case: ViaSat Builds NMS for NextGen LTE Satellite System

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ViaSat, the leading producer of innovative satellite communication products, built an LTE satellite network for Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems for a US based large scale service provider. Due to the tight timelines, ViaSat preferred to use an easy to customize framework with comprehensive features as against developing in-house from scratch. The need of the hour was a framework that could be molded to suit the LTE satellite network requirements and was quick and simple to customize. ViaSat evaluated multiple NMS options such as HP Openview, IBM Tivoli, NetBoss and even OpenNMS and realised that WebNMS delivered value in terms of the flexibility and easy integrat…

Are you tracking your network’s KPIs?

| By Aakanksha
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Deriving actionable business intelligence from the network is critical to improving network profitability and meeting SLAs. An important factor in managing & optimizing networks is to define, measure and quickly analyze the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The KPIs are visual cues that indicate the network performance and help you make better informed decisions faster. As a senior manager, you do not derive value from the overwhelming information about jitters, alarms and through-put. You need to focus on more wholistic & forward looking metrics that represent the complete network or just the key customer segment or maybe even a region depending on your business prioritie…

WebNMS’ Intuitive & Insights-driven UI

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WebNMS’s web client UI is now packed with advanced features and data visualization Steep increase in network devices, growing service complexity, challenges as a result of visualization  and demand for mobility has greatly impacted the telecom networking terrain. The constantly growing complex networks today demand network engineers to analyze and draw insights from large data sets. Is your network management system simplifying this task for you? With highly effective data visualization techniques and many usability focused features, WebNMS now offers an intuitive & insights driven user interface to meet the needs of the current network management scenario. With dynamic updates…