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Tail-f Systems Helps Networking Equipment Providers Take the Pain Out of Provisioning Carrier Ethernet Services.

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  • 1. Tail-f Systems Helps Networking Equipment Providers Take the Pain Out of Provisioning Carrier Ethernet Services www.tail-f.com [email_address]
  • 2. Agenda
    • Tail-f Systems Overview
    • ConfD - Making Network Elements Smarter
    • Industry Challenge
    • NCS - A New Approach
    • Extending NCS for Carrier Ethernet
    • Market Opportunity
    • Summary
  • 3. Tail-f Systems Overview Business • Growing rapidly • Profitable • Global distribution • Funded by leading European VC Technical • Multiple technical innovations • Leading contributor to standards • Senior development team Market • Leading provider of carrier-grade, on-device management • Powering global production networks • 6/10 largest NEPs are our customers
  • 4. ConfD Making Network Elements Smarter
    • Data Model Driven
    • • Rapid development
    • • Avoid costs of stovepipe architecture
    • • Auto-render management interfaces
    • On-Device Transactions
    • • Transaction-safe
    • • Reduce configuration errors and network downtime
    • • Not peek-and-poke
    • Built for Scale
    • • Multi-box management
    • • High availability
    • • Role-based access control
    • • Symmetric multicore processing
  • 5. Industry Challenge NEPs are required to provide more complete operations solution Customers expect fast Turn-up and spotless Frequency of change in networks increasing Complexity of service provisioning exploding Voice Services Video Services Mobile Backhaul Access Services OPERATORS must replace manual, error-prone, time consuming steps in service provisioning
  • 6. Current Approaches Ineffective
    • Manual
    • • Configure one device at a time
    • • Requires network experts
    • • Expensive
    • • Error-prone and not scalable
    • Vendor Specific EMS
    • • Minimal automation functionality
    • • CLI scripting or SNMP limitations
    • • Error-prone
    • • Not service-aware
    • Multi-vendor Tools
    • • Multiple adapter layers
    • • CLI scripting or SNMP limitations
    • • Complex and hard to maintain
    • • Error-prone
    UML and SID Models Change setting on all devices Create service Service Fulfillment Data Models, CLI, NETCONF, SNMP Network Devices Order Management Systems
  • 7. NCS - A Unique Approach Existing Gaps NCS Approach Delays in Service Activation Lack of Automation Error-Prone Operations Costly Software Overhead
    • Zero-touch Configuration
    • Multi-node Deployment
    • Device Discovery
    • Service Model Driven
    • Dynamic Modeling
    • Fine-grained Changes
    • Transaction-safe
    • Rollbacks
    • Validations
    • FastMap – Adapter-free
    • Auto-rendered Interfaces
    • Versioning
    Change setting on all devices Create service Service Configuration Deployment Engine Mapping Dynamic Automated Config synch Config change Auto-rendered UI, CLI, APIs Service Order
  • 8. Examples of Carrier Ethernet Challenges Customers expect fast turn-up and spotless service quality • Mobile operator • Financial institution interconnect • Private line replacements Complexity of provisioning multiplied per service • 20-30 parameters per device • Minimum two devices per change • Lock-step provisioning (service, OAM) Frequency of change in networks increasing • Thousands of CE elements • Tens of thousands of E-services • Service parameters
  • 9. Implementation for Carrier Ethernet
    • Complete Configuration Management System
      • Web UI based on common practice
      • Service models based on MEF 7.1 (NMS/EMS)
      • Device models based on MEF 7.1 (EMS/NE)
      • Configuration database
    • Reduce development time by 6+ months
    • Reduce project risk
    • Reduce life time engineering costs by 50%
    NETCONF JAVA WEB UI CLI NETCONF NETCONF GATEWAY Interface to inventories subnetwork managers Service Manager Service Applications YANG Service Models Device Manager YANG Service Models CDB NCS Transactional Engine
  • 10. Deployment Scenarios EMS Deployment • Add to existing EMS • Differentiate OAM Layer • Fine-grained, real-time changes OSS Deployment • Integrate with Service Assurance • Reduce cost of adapter maintenance • Accelerate service deployment
  • 11.
    • New industry challenges to provision services effectively
    • Gaps in legacy approaches driving costs, delays, and network disruptions
    • NCS is an innovative solution for building power configuration management applications
      • Dynamic, model-driven, and adapter-free
    • Growth and complexity of Carrier Ethernet driving NEPs to deliver comprehensive OAM solution
    • Tail-f Systems makes activating Carrier Ethernet networks faster and easier
    Summary
  • 12. www.tail-f.com [email_address]