Industry Expertise: Benefits of GIS-Enhanced Hybrid Network Infrastructure Management

To support the demands of the digital world, network operators must be able to effectively document and manage large quantities of geographically dispersed asset data. A geographic information system (GIS) is the ideal extension of an infrastructure and resource management solution, as it provides a geo-referenced representation of such data.Applying location intelligence to infrastructure management processes significantly increases efficiency and brings network asset and resource … Continue reading Industry Expertise: Benefits of GIS-Enhanced Hybrid Network Infrastructure 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: How to Achieve an Inside View of Network Infrastructure

Cables carry the data needed to light our cities, make cloud computing possible, and enable billions of devices to function, be it miniature sensors, Industry 4.0 machines, or huge industrial facilities. Some 2.5 quintillion bytes are transported through cables every day. That’s equivalent to the storage capacity of 36 million iPads. How these cables are managed matters – a lot. Cable management is crucial to … Continue reading Industry Expertise: How to Achieve an Inside View of Network Infrastructure

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

IT Infrastructure Management in 2021: optimal conditions for IT and business processes

Only future-proof IT infrastructure management can create the optimal conditions for IT and business processes to work together and achieve shared success. Digital transformation relies on IT infrastructure. Today, the underpinnings needed to connect people, machines, information, and applications are under extreme pressure due to changing requirements and rising customer demands. Systems must be fast and economical, flexible and stable, open and secure. Evidently, it … Continue reading IT Infrastructure Management in 2021: optimal conditions for IT and business processes