How Utility Telecoms Can Build a Reliable Asset Database: Part 1

Utilities are comprised of diverse technologies overlaid upon increasingly complex telecommunications infrastructure. While the management of assets and their relationships seems like a daunting task, it can be achieved with a strong automated asset management solution in place. In this three-part blog post series, we’ll discuss how a single, unified, and reliable asset and resource database can enable faster deployments, quicker error resolution, and a … Continue reading How Utility Telecoms Can Build a Reliable Asset Database: Part 1

Industry Expertise: Unified Resource Management for 5G Network Deployments

Industry Expertise: Unified Resource Management for 5G Network Deployments

To successfully plan, build, and deploy new 5G services, mobile network operators must have a holistic view of active and passive assets and maintain an accurate and up-to-date inventory of all physical, logical, and virtual network resources. Unified resource management is the common foundation on which an end-to-end 5G network is built and plays a make-or-break role in activities such as cell site acquisition, merger … Continue reading Industry Expertise: Unified Resource Management for 5G Network Deployments

Industry Expertise: Supporting a Gigabit Society with Unified Resource Management

Industry Expertise: Supporting a Gigabit Society with Unified Resource Management

How can service providers successfully adapt to changing market dynamics, support disruptive technologies, and stay ahead of the competition? A critical cornerstone for success lies in how they manage their infrastructure. To keep pace with ever-increasing data volumes, communication service providers must roll out more fiber for B2B and B2C market segments as well as additional fiber connections to mobile sites. This should be done … Continue reading Industry Expertise: Supporting a Gigabit Society with Unified Resource Management

The Importance of a Unified Resource Management Solution to Support Cloudification, Digital Twins, and 5G Rollouts

Due to the pandemic, we’ve spent the past two years ushering in new ways of doing things. Sales teams have learned how to connect with business partners and customers online, project managers virtually oversee execution from remote sites, and engineers can determine the right system architecture via video calls. One thing these modifications all have in common is that they all rely on telecommunication and … Continue reading The Importance of a Unified Resource Management Solution to Support Cloudification, Digital Twins, and 5G Rollouts

How Communication Service Providers Can Meet Changing Requirements through Unified Resource Management

Communication service providers (CSPs) must keep pace with emerging trends and technologies from mobile 5G rollouts to the massive amount of IoT devices and sensors needed for new business applications, smart cities, and Industry 4.0 use cases. At the same time, CSPs must continue to deliver uninterrupted, high-quality services fast enough to meet the requirements of today’s gigabit society.This can be achieved by operating a … Continue reading How Communication Service Providers Can Meet Changing Requirements through Unified Resource Management

Industry Expertise: How to Achieve Zero Downtime Data Migration

Every telecommunications company will, at some time, need to consolidate inventory systems or replace a legacy inventory management solution. One common reason is to address new technology challenges such as 5G rollouts or hybrid, VNF-based networks. These technologies have requirements that many current management systems are not able to handle. Virtual network functions, 5G, FTTx, and flex-grid optical networks all require more advanced methods than … Continue reading Industry Expertise: How to Achieve Zero Downtime Data Migration

FNT GraphicCenter – Visualize and Analyze Infrastructure Data Easily

FNT expert: Peer Dierolf, Product Manager  FNT GraphicCenter is the new visualization application from FNT that makes it easy to visualize and analyze infrastructure and service data. It is fully integrated into the FNT Command Platform and based on yWorks technology. Peer Dierolf, Product Manager at FNT, explains what makes this visualization application stand out.  What exactly is FNT GraphicCenter?  Customers using the FNT Command Platform … Continue reading FNT GraphicCenter – Visualize and Analyze Infrastructure Data Easily

Industry Expertise: IT Trends Transforming Infrastructure Management

The cloud and hybrid IT bring flexibility to infrastructure managementThe use of the cloud as part of a cloud-first or hybrid IT strategy increases the complexity of infrastructures. With the cloud shift, its components become more dynamic, volatile and short-lived. While this means the amount of information about the infrastructure grows, the validity of the information decreases. Infrastructure managers need to adopt an integrated documentation … Continue reading Industry Expertise: IT Trends Transforming Infrastructure Management