Network Services Automation and Management Briefing

2 hours
You’ve been tasked with creating an automation solution for network services. This problem is very different than infrastructure automation. You have to consider the customer/service relationship; the whole “service lifecycle”; and how to cleanly add, change and remove service configuration. Standard IT automation tools don’t seem to solve all the problems and you’re left doing expensive custom development (not to mention the support issues of such a solution). Are there tools out there which address this problem? Request this briefing to get ideas and information to help you solve your service automation problems.

Goals & Objectives

In this briefing, we'll discuss the nature of network service automation and how it differs from typical infrastructure automation. We take a comprehensive look at network service management from order, through fulfillment and on into assurance. We will offer insights into how network providers can solve these complex problems with industry standard approaches and tools.

We will address:

  • The nature of network service management.
  • Principals, standards and architectures.
  • Tools, solutions and use cases.
  • Fulfillment vs. activation.
  • Service testing and closed loop automation.
  • Where to start for your operation.

What is a Briefing? A scheduled event with a WWT subject matter expert — typically via a live Webex — who presents an overview of specific topics, technologies, capabilities or market trends. Your attendees are allotted time for Q&A to pose questions specific to your organization. These are delivered free of charge. 

Who Should Attend? Network planners, service designers, architects, technical managers and engineers. Anyone who has a role related to delivering and maintaining customer services in your network.