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
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
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
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
Two FNT experts provide insight into the new features and functionalities of FNT Command 13 FNT experts: Bernd Pratschke, Portfolio Manager and Marlene Pfauth, Product Manager Bernd, FNT Command 13 has just been released. What are the highlights of the new release? Bernd: FNT Command 13 comes with many new features and functions in different areas. In this release, we focused strongly on the extension of Telco Active Inventory, Asset Management, 2D Footprint and the Cable Management … Continue reading FNT Command 13: a brief introduction to FNT’s new major release
Key Factors and Best Practices to Deliver Digital Services to the Network Edge Mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) are driving the need to build networks capable of connecting a broad range of devices with very different application requirements and connectivity characteristics. To ensure reliable connections and the best customer experience, telecom providers need to focus on the periphery of their networks, also known … Continue reading Key Factors and Best Practices to Deliver Digital Services to the Network Edge
Industry Expertise: Benefits of a Digital Twin To remain successful in the 4th Industrial Revolution, CSPs need to ensure they can constantly evolve based on customers’ requirements, new trends, and technological changes. Some of the requirements of these demands present sizable hurdles to overcome – greater broadband capacity, faster connections, the ability to accommodate exponentially more connected devices, and extending the boundaries of the service … Continue reading Digital Twins: The Next Big Thing in Hybrid Network Infrastructure Management
To keep pace with competitors, IoT and the rise of edge computing – network transformation is mission critical. However, as modern networks are highly complex, this transformation has the potential to be a time-consuming and costly process. From FTTA and C-RAN architecture upgrades, to laying fiber and connecting BBU pool resources to the core network, there are countless steps that must be taken to ensure data is properly transported over mobile networks to geographically dispersed users.