Nakina Systems  Overview  Sergio Pellizzari  Chief Solutions Architect Office: 613-254-7351 x222 Mobile: 613-794-1501 serg...
Nakina Corporate Overview <ul><li>Solutions enable rapid deployment new services and revenue generation opportunities </li...
The Problem - Carrier Operations Today Equipment &Technology-Oriented Silo Approach to Operations Aggregation and backbone...
The Nakina Network OS™ Solution   Network Elements EMS / NMS OSS / BSS Performance Management Inventory Management Fault M...
The Nakina Network OS™ Solution  Key Values for Service Providers <ul><li>Accelerates Time-To-Revenue for Next-Gen Service...
Case Study: Verizon Business Nakina Network OS™ as the   Common Element Management System (“CEMS”) in Verizon Business <ul...
Case Study: Sprint Nakina as the Network Access Security Solution at Sprint Corporate Identity Management & HR Systems Aut...
Nakina Network OS™ Applications Network Elements <ul><li>Discovery & Inventory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and Logical ...
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Nakina NOS Overview

  1. 1. Nakina Systems Overview Sergio Pellizzari Chief Solutions Architect Office: 613-254-7351 x222 Mobile: 613-794-1501 sergiop @ nakinasystems .com Hal Holloway Regional Sales Director 469-443-7637 (m) [email_address]
  2. 2. Nakina Corporate Overview <ul><li>Solutions enable rapid deployment new services and revenue generation opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Tier 1 service provider customers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The “Common EMS” platform at Verizon Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Operations Security Access solution at Sprint </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategic partnerships / relationships with: </li></ul><ul><li>Contributor in key standards organizations: </li></ul>Leading Provider of Carrier Class, Open, Multi-Vendor Network Security and Management Solutions Ottawa. Boston. Dallas. Jacksonville. London. Rome. Frankfurt.
  3. 3. The Problem - Carrier Operations Today Equipment &Technology-Oriented Silo Approach to Operations Aggregation and backbone networks for converged voice, video & data Managed & Unmanaged Any-to-Any Residential & Business Network Elements <ul><li>Carrier Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple network domains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment from many vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Element Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS proliferation per vendor / per domain / & often beyond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many implementations of same function – inconsistent, mixed quality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OSS and BSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consolidating best-in-class systems across domains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Misalignment of Network with OSS/Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Stranded Assets (2-20% of network) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wholesale billing (5% overcharge) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>System Integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extremely high cost of OSS integration & NE introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual OSS components and integrations per silo </li></ul></ul>EMS A EMS B EMS C EMS D EMS E EMS F EMS G EMS H EMS I EMS J EMS K EMS L EMS / NMS Direct to NEs OSS / BSS Etc. Planning Performance Management Inventory Management Service Provisioning Fault Management Metro Core Access Premises
  4. 4. The Nakina Network OS™ Solution Network Elements EMS / NMS OSS / BSS Performance Management Inventory Management Fault Management Service Provisioning Metro Core Access Premises <ul><li>Nakina Differentiators: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-Vendor & Multi-Domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hugely Scaleable to 100,000’s NEs, 1,000’s of users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carrier Grade Reliability & Resiliency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secures all Access to the Network & Logs all Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified World-Class Functionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modular, Fully Open & Extensible Framework with Standards-Based Interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SDK’s Enable Applications Development by 3rd parties; handles unique vendor technology </li></ul></ul>Enables rapid introduction of new network technology & services Nakina Network OS™ One solution to Discover, Secure and Manage your network
  5. 5. The Nakina Network OS™ Solution Key Values for Service Providers <ul><li>Accelerates Time-To-Revenue for Next-Gen Services & Network Deployments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces the time & cost to deploy & integrate new products / technologies into service provider networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables faster software upgrades </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improves Network Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher compliance to RFPs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthens enforcement of security policies in day-to-day network operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables single-sign-on & automated account management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with Corporate IDM & HR systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automates Processes & Simplifies Network Operations (reduces OPEX) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates the collapse & elimination of redundant management systems & silos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports scalable, consistent, repeatable processes for improved manageability & data integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces customer training requirements </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Case Study: Verizon Business Nakina Network OS™ as the Common Element Management System (“CEMS”) in Verizon Business <ul><li>Service Provider Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Building 2 large, multi-vendor, next-generation networks: ULH & CPA </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of 30+ NE types from 15 different vendors into existing back office systems </li></ul><ul><li>Overloaded operations staff; centralized operations control required </li></ul><ul><li>New technologies being introduced routinely, strong desire to reduce OPEX, limit growth in single-vendor EMSs </li></ul><ul><li>Solution Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated deployment of networks by 60% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Streamlined, single integration point for of new NEs into existing processes and back office systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reduced OPEX costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CEMS deployed VS vendor EMS: ROI / business case stands alone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software upgrade effort & costs reduced 95% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to rapidly add new technology with little effort or training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network outages due to human error significantly reduced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified, consistent process for all NE types </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved security with finer granularity on user permissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All CEMS devices 100% compliant with Corporate Security policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ULH = Ultra Long-Haul </li></ul><ul><li>CPA = Converged Packet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Running LIVE Today with >15 vendors; 30+ NE types, 50+ product versions, 7,000+ NE’s </li></ul><ul><li>CEMS expanding to replace numerous legacy systems </li></ul>
  7. 7. Case Study: Sprint Nakina as the Network Access Security Solution at Sprint Corporate Identity Management & HR Systems Authorization Authentication Key Benefits <ul><li>Identification </li></ul><ul><li>Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Access Control </li></ul><ul><li>Authorization </li></ul><ul><li>Command Filtering </li></ul><ul><li>UserID / Password changes </li></ul><ul><li>Logging </li></ul>Managed Access Security Solution Network Elements Log Archive Log of all user actions Users Fine Grain Authorization and Filtering Authentication Bridge <ul><li>Service Provider Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t manage security from one interface </li></ul><ul><li>Inadvertent network outages by Jr. operators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Privileges categories vary from NE to NE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shared and default passwords on NEs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40% of trouble tickets for password resets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full-time staff to change passwords </li></ul></ul><ul><li>UserID not verified against HR database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration with Corporate IT (LDAP) solution required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized Security Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration with Corporate Identity Management & HR systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Sign On and automated account management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operate on users & devices simultaneously </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid intervention in crisis situation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enforces Strict & Consistent Security Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Across an entire network for all users & NE types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configurable access / usage privileges for each user with command-level authorization and enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Logs all user interactions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is doing what, when, where </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automated NE Password Changes & Fast Resets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Baseline the network with userid templating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standards compliant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ANSI/ATIS T1.276-2003, ATIS PP-0300074 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Nakina Network OS™ Applications Network Elements <ul><li>Discovery & Inventory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and Logical , Automated, un-assisted Discovery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fault & Troubleshooting (Nakina Open Console) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Presentation Layer for management of all NE’s in a multi-vendor, multi-technology network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid visualization and troubleshooting using Fault in the Context of Topology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Audit & Software Delivery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automates upgrades including s/w & h/w compatibility audit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Element Back-Up and Restore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automated, Scheduled and Centralized mgmt of NE DB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive solution suite including NE access control, session logging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Sign-on for operations staff over entire network. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performance Metric Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance metric collection and current PM viewer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resource Optimization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compares gold standard parameters to live Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply/override specific parameters in network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Configuration and Provisioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provisionable Parameters Templates – use scripting and templates to configure NE parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optical Layer Provisioning of trunk and STS circuits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QinQ, PBB, PBT-TE, VCAT, E-PORT, DWDM Current </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PBT, MPLS Next Release </li></ul></ul>Security User Open Interfaces / API Discovery & Inventory Common Information Model OSS / BSS Applications 3 rd Party Applications Nakina Applications & Services Adapter Adapter Adapter Adapter Adapter Adapter NE Security Backup & Restore Software Delivery Inventory Fault Performance Configuration Provisioning Resource Optimization Performance Management Fault Management Service Provisioning Inventory Management
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