Automated assurance: implementation framework and guidelines for CSPs and vendors
12 December 2018 | Research
Strategy report | PPTX and PDF (6 slides) | Automated Assurance
"CSPs are increasingly realising that the existing assurance processes must evolve to analytics- and insights-led semi- and fully-automated processes as NFV/SDN and 5G technologies are introduced."
Communications service providers (CSPs) and vendors must redesign their assurance solutions to be based on a horizontal architecture that uses unified data collection and mediation layers to generate insights, and they should apply ML/AI-based analytics for automation. They must execute a multi-pronged strategy for assurance automation that includes intelligent automation, automated root cause analysis and assisted closed loop orchestration.
This report provides:
- an overview of the reasons why assurance automation will be necessary
- a framework for automated assurance architecture
- three areas of assurance automation that CSPs and vendors should focus on
- information on the market opportunity for automated assurance.
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