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Ethernet Service Automation

Accelerate service delivery, reduce OPEX, and improve customer experience

Improve customer experience with rapid service activation and closed-loop assurance

Service providers that rely on legacy operations environments and time-consuming, piecemeal troubleshooting to fulfill and assure Ethernet services, face long order-to-service intervals and sky-high operations costs—negatively impacting their competitiveness and profitability.

The proven Blue Planet Ethernet Service Automation solution combines order management, inventory, multi-domain service orchestration, and service assurance with AI-powered analytics in a single open platform that automates order-to-service and trouble-to-resolve processes end to end across multiple network layers and multi-vendor elements.

The solution overcomes the challenges of outdated operational processes, accelerating time to revenue, and improving operational efficiency. It’s ideal for forward-looking network providers that offer Ethernet business services, wholesale access, or wireless backhaul.

Key benefits

No. 1

Improve customer satisfaction and speed time to revenue by accelerating service fulfillment by up to 95 percent

No. 2

Reduce service activation OPEX by up to 85 percent with end-to-end network topology and Ethernet Services auto-discovery, as well as automated service and network orchestration and service assurance instantiation

No. 3

Dynamically create Ethernet Services—compliant with MEF 7.3, 10.3, and 59—over OTN, QinQ, Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ITU G.8032), MPLS-TP, and IP/MPLS transport networks

No. 4

Avoid unscheduled downtime with automated, closed-loop remediation that identifies potential network issues before they cause network outages and trigger SLA penalties

No. 5

Integrate with current network and operations environments using a simple, standards-based approach

No. 6

Achieve return on investment in under one year with this comprehensive, business-focused software solution

DFA: At the Forefront of Ethernet Service Innovation

Andreas Uys

"As we provide more Ethernet and virtual services, we are investing in technologies that streamline the process and make this change economical." - Andreas Uys, CTO, DFA

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Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is the premier open-access fiber optic company in South Africa, providing its clients with the infrastructure they need to run their businesses. DFA uses Blue Planet to automate Ethernet service delivery end to end across their multi-layer network. The solution contributes to DFA’s operational excellence and helps improve customer satisfaction.

See how Blue Planet and DFA are reimagining Ethernet service automation

Improve Ethernet Services with Intelligent Automation

Learn how the Ethernet Service Automation solution can help you accelerate time to revenue, improve operational efficiency, and deliver a superior customer experience by automating Ethernet service design, activation and assurance end to end across multi-vendor network elements and multiple network domains.

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