MIB integration risks when using umbrella OSS without deploying the vendor’s own NMS

Most professionals working in the network design and NOC design of Carrier Service Providers (CSP) are frequently facing a dilemma. Should they implement a vendor's Element Manager (EMS) and integrate it to their OSS/NMS umbrella systems or should they directly manage the vendors devices from the umbrella OSS/NMS? Let's [...]

2017-02-10T15:04:10+00:00 Feb 13th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, NMS Essentials|Tags: |0 Comments

Selecting a Network Management Architecture

Networks are increasingly becoming complex and distributed. As a result, problems like hardware failures, performance degradation, resource allocation, bandwidth monitoring and assignment and service provisioning are harder to solve and become real challenges for Network Operation Centers (NOC). The NOC is in constant search for efficient integrated network management systems [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:47+00:00 Jan 27th, 2014|Categories: NMS Essentials|Tags: |0 Comments

What is Unified Network Management?

unified NMS revolutionizes the vertical management concept by supporting unified management at the Element, Network and Service management layers. Unified Management can be defined as: Management of multiple technology domains from a single platform (wireless backhaul / transport, wireless broadband access, xDSL / VoIP access, etc.). Unified user interface [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:51+00:00 Sep 5th, 2013|Categories: Functions (FCAPS), NMS Essentials|Tags: , |0 Comments

What is the TMN Model?

The TMN reference model refers to a set of standards by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU-T) for the specification of a Telecommunications Management Network (hence, the acronym TMN). TMN covers a wide range of topics related to the principles for how to manage telecommunication networks. The topics are formally described [...]

2016-10-25T07:23:35+00:00 Feb 26th, 2013|Categories: NMS Essentials|Tags: |0 Comments