Telecom Networks
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.

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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 โ€“ physical, virtual, logical, and service โ€“ and their relationships. It boosts efficiency, enables effective planning and capacity management, and drives frictionless operations.

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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 โ€“ 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

Legacy TDM to next gen optical WDM/OTN, as well as MPLS, GSM-R, FMRCS. VC4-IMS covers all use cases

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

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