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 Use Case: Broadsoft VoIP Management and Continuous Monitoring

| By Eric Wegner
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When you pick up the phone, there’s an expectation of the call going through.  Voice over IP (VoIP) has been with us since the mid to late 1990s and the expectation remains the same.  In the early days you could hear the choppy latency.  Yet now, carrier class scale and new functional features are just as important as call clarity and reduced latency.  Switching to VoIP saves on service and infrastructure costs and has moved from Hobbyist to a mainstream alternative to the old switching gear and POTS line.
Old Switchboard; Source: Seattle Municipal Archives
  An innovator and leader in software-based VoIP solutions for service providers is Broadsoft.  Their product portfolio is called Broa…

SDN and the impact on Network Management

| By Rajavel Subramanian
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Over the last several months, we have been watching the developments related to the latest buzzword in networking, Software-defined Networking or SDN in short, with great interest. Though at a relatively early stage of adoption and with major networking vendors just starting to define their strategy around SDN, it promises to be potentially the most disruptive development the field of networking has seen in a long time. While the need for network virtualization in datacenters of major cloud providers has, in a way, driven this innovation in networking, it has become increasingly obvious how service providers and enterprise networks can benefit from SDN. It’s a given, that it is only a matter of time bef…

WebNMS’ Intuitive & Insights-driven UI

| By Aakanksha
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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…