Inventory management for multi-vendor networks
A complete, end-to-end view of your network and assets to drive operational excellence and cost-reduction
Telecoms networks typically consist of multiple generations of technology that are in constant evolution.
Building and operating these networks to ensure agile service delivery requires a comprehensive understanding of assets and resources. A single view is essential, to deliver operational insights and reports, and to support process automation.
Inventory management is key to efficient performance and transformation
To support the transformation of your networks and to manage costs, a modern network inventory management system that brings all data together is essential. It should deliver a comprehensive view to support all operational activities.
Web-based intelligent inventory
VC4-IMS is a web-based, intelligent inventory management system that brings your data and assets together, providing an end-to-end correlated view of your network assets – physical, virtual, logical, and service – and their relationships. It boosts efficiency, enables effective planning and capacity management, and drives frictionless operations.
Built for multi-vendor environments
Compatible with any vendor and every generation of technology, and supporting a unique reconciliation process, VC4-IMS is automatically updated – providing flexibility to meet the demands of your customers.
Any vendor, any technology networks managed
VC4-IMS provides integrated workflow management tools to ensure efficient process automation and delivery, as well as efficient change management. It boosts your ability to deliver high-performance networks for fixed, mobile, and wholesale, supporting any proposition.
Network infrastructure planning and management
Operational task automation and workflows
Correlate physical with logical, virtual, and service resources
Financial and risk analysis, and invoice validation
All communications networks covered
MPLS/IP, WDM/OTN, Fiber, FTTx/GPON,
SD-WAN/SDN, SDH,SONET, (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G),
Microwave, DSL, WIFI, Subsea cable, and many more
Correlate with GIS data for location visibility
Understand the location of all assets, with full geo-positioning, based on different sources of geographic data
Understand network and service dependencies
Secure a complete picture of your network and how every physical, logical, virtual, and service assets are connected
Leased line revenue accounting
Understand leased lines, end-to-end, across all necessary assets, with full ROI calculations for SLAs
Standard & proprietary interface support
REST, CORBA, ONF T-API, MTOSI, TL1, SNMP and more, providing comprehensive connectivity
Workflow, ticket, and order management
Integrate with existing systems, or use dedicated IMS functionality for efficient task and process flows
Consistent, reliable, accurate and up to date
A unique, automated reconciliation process tracks network and equipment changes, ensuring accuracy
Integrate and share key data
APIs enable inventory and asset data to be shared with other business processes, boosting automation
Warehouse and asset management
Manage and track all your assets (in the live network and warehouses), material costs, and depreciation in one tool
Planned work and impact analysis
Take control of planned work, with automated impact analysis, efficient customer communication and more