A couple of months ago I talked about data migration and how Celona is taking a ‘productised’ approach to solving the issues that are usually addressed by bespoke integration. Yesterday, Celona teamed up with Amdocs to deliver a webcast on data migration approaches for network inventory. I was keen to find out what’s new with […]
Archive | March, 2009
Amdocs has announced a new OSS deal with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, Costa Rica’s national telco and energy company. Along with system integrators GBM (some relation to IBM I believe), they’ll be delivering planning, inventory, discovery, activation, TT, fulfilment and assurance products. That’s a lot of stuff.
There are a number of ‘standards’ out there that, as a system integrator or product vendor, you may want to use within your OSS solution. Stuff like MTOSI, OSS/J, SID, 3GPP all look like useful starting points for inventory-like data models and their integration points. It is important to appreciate the difference between a standard’s […]
OSS and BSS are data-centric systems, as I am sure you appreciate. Billing records, CRM records and inventory data immediately spring to mind as the classic data silos found in any service provider. Despite the growing sophistication of both OSS and BSS solutions, the problem of managing and accessing this data has got worse in […]