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Utility Networks
Design, planning, build and operations inventory

Build and optimize communications infrastructure for flexible grids and new opportunities

Utility networks are transforming to deliver new smart capabilities and communications services. Managing these assets is complex.

Critical communications infrastructure for utility companies must meet the highest KPIs, while delivering efficient operations for network expansion, roll-out and evolution, across next-generation and legacy assets. Extreme weather conditions, such as ice storms, fires and hurricane make it increasingly difficult to guarantee network availability.

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Telecom Egypt
BC Hydro


National Grid
Open Fiber
TPX Communications
Ella Link
Red Iris
Surf Net

Transform your utility networks with efficient inventory management

You need a complete picture of your network and assets, that’s accurately maintained – enabling you to design, plan, build and operate your network, backed by the most comprehensive documentation. VC4-IMS is a comprehensive inventory solution that spans your entire network.

A single view combining all network elements

It combines physical, logical, virtual and service elements into a single view, backed by precision GIS mapping.

Intuitive user interfaces deliver instant insights and support collaboration for all stakeholders.

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Fully integrated workflow management

VC4-IMS provides integrated workflow management tools to ensure efficient process automation and delivery.

It’s a complete solution that ensures your grid and communications infrastructure delivers to meet operational goals.

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Explore new commercial opportunities in your utilities network

Manage updates, deliver the assurance you need, and leverage new commercial opportunities. With VC4-IMS, utility companies can take control of their communications networks, ready for transformation.

  • Current, legacy and future network infrastructure planning and management

  • Ensure correct dimensioning and capacity to meet all requirements

  • Correlate physical with logical, virtual, and service resources

  • Integrated impact assessment for accurate change management

Consistent, reliable, accurate and up to date

A unique, automated reconciliation process tracks network and equipment changes, ensuring accuracy

Correlate with GIS data for location visibility

Understand the location of all assets, with full geo-positioning, based on Google or OpenStreetMaps

Understand network and service dependencies

Secure a complete picture of your network and how every physical, logical, virtual, and service assets are connected

Integrate and share key data

APIs enable inventory and asset data to be shared with other business processes, boosting automation

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

Leased line revenue accounting

Understand leased lines, end-to-end, across all necessary assets, with full ROI calculations for SLAs

Planned work and impact analysis

Take control of planned work, with automated impact analysis, efficient customer communication and more

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