As data consumption surges, mobile network operators (MNOs) are tasked with increasing network bandwidth and capacity demands – which means finding, planning, and bringing more mobile RAN sites on air. Operators know all too well the process of acquiring sites, evaluating candidates, and negotiating leases is cumbersome. When selecting a new site candidate, demographics, access to power supply, the line of sight or a backbone … Continue reading Mobile RAN Site Management: What to Look for in a Software Solution
Beginning March 2023, FNT Command will be available in version 13.6. What’s new? That is what we asked Bernd Pratschke, Product Manager at FNT. In this interview, he answers questions about the new features and functionalities in FNT Command 13.6. In your opinion, what are the most important new features in FNT Command 13.6? We were able to implement many enhancements and optimizations. The most … Continue reading FNT Command 13.6 – An overview of the new release
Against a backdrop of increasing data volumes and growing networking, digitization and automation have become top priorities for many companies and public authorities. The rise of the digital infrastructure, in which more and more devices from different manufacturers, with a wide variety of hardware and software, are being networked together adds tremendous complexity to network infrastructure management. Along with growing complexity, the demands being placed … Continue reading Holistic network management with the FNT Command Platform and StableNet® combo
The colocation market is in a state of flux. Dynamic change is the only constant, with competition fierce and customer expectations rising. Operators need to set themselves apart from the competition, boost customer satisfaction, secure new income streams, and achieve greater cost efficiency – all at the same time. Many are extending their business models beyond retail customers to serve hyperscalers. New players, such as … Continue reading Next Generation Colocation Management: Why the Choice of Management Solution Matters for Colocation Providers
A complete documentation of the company infrastructure offers new digitization and automation opportunities. Being tasked with documenting your company’s Enterprise technology infrastructure is probably not your idea of a good time. s. It’s a huge undertaking to accurately record the IT infrastructure and keep this database up to date. Some of the most common excuses to avoid such a project includes everything from lack of … Continue reading IT documentation as a business enabler or how you learn to love documenting
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
Manage IT and DC infrastructures and telco networks efficiently with user-specific workflows and integrated work order management FNT ProcessCenter is a new component of the FNT Command Platform that enables end-to-end process management for all changes made to the existing IT, data center or network infrastructure. In this interview Andreas Regele and Jonas Wagner, both Product Managers at FNT, explain how FNT ProcessCenter makes internal workflows and the control of external service providers more efficient. Why is efficient process … Continue reading End-to-end process management with FNT ProcessCenter
In many ways, IT is similar to the human body. Different parts are specialized to perform specific tasks, but they are all dependent on each other to function properly. Just as the brain controls the body, IT systems control every technical function and process within an organization.