OSS White Papers and Reports

These resources include analyst, press and vendor reports on various topics such as the business case, financial benefits and recommended approach to OSS projects.

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VanillaPlus 4G OSS Apr2014

Can OSS/BSS rise to the LTE challenge?

30 pages exploring how CSPs are turning to OSS/BSS to optimise, monetise, plan and roll out their LTE networks. The network may be different but at least, this time, the back office is being planned in parallel.

Published March 2014. Download it here.

Analysy Mason Oracle Feb2014

Analysys Mason, Oracle: Next-Generation OSS and Virtualized Networks

A new OSS for virtualised next-generation networks (vNGN-OSS) architecture is needed: one that is less expensive, more agile and automated, and that matches the flexibility and elasticity of a virtualised network, while still being capable of managing a traditional network.

Published February 2014. Download it here.

Heavy Reading SA NFV SDN Apr2014

The Role of Service Assurance in a Virtualized Service World

This Heavy Reading white paper reviews the appeal of one of the biggest trends in telecom today SDN (Software Defined Networking) SDN and NFV (Network Function Virtualization), and the key reasons why operators are moving towards a virtualized network world.

Published April 2014. Download the paper here.

OSS Business Case Builder Apr2014

OSS Business Case Builder

You have spotted an opportunity to help your organisation to meet important goals through the implementation of an OSS project and feel compelled to gain support to seize the opportunity.

Can you clearly articulate the problem you will solve or the opportunity you will seize?

Download the paper here.

Telecoms Survey Apr2014

2014 Telecoms.com Global Industry Survey

This survey asked the industry about operators’ big data strategies, the evolution of LTE roaming, ongoing migration of BSS systems into the cloud, operators’ use of wifi and multi-play strategies, among other issues.

The benefits and challenges associated with each of these areas of operator focus emerged clearly, with customer retention and customer experience among the dominant concerns throughout.

Published March 2014. Download it here.

Connect Selling to Telcos Jan2014

Successful Selling to Telecoms Operators

If your a CSP, you might find this gives you some new ideas for running your own RFP/RFI processes.

If you are on the other side of the table, this is a useful short survey and report that gives you helpful insight in to the way telcos select vendors in formal RFP/RFI processes.

Published February 2014. Download it here.

Orga Systems Aug2014

Embedded Policy Control

The new whitepaper “Embedded Policy Control – the DNA of Next Generation Billing” explains how CSPs can master and monetize the data revolution by creating new business models with embedded policy management and evolved charging capabilities.

Published July 2014. Download it here.