Streamlining Network Management Complexity with E-SPIN NMS/OSS Integration Packages
In the fast-evolving world of enterprise networks, organizations with expansive infrastructures or multiple Network Management Systems (NMS) face the daunting challenge of seamlessly connecting these systems. The goal is to consolidate alarm data efficiently, ensuring smooth integration of various components into a unified Operations Support System (OSS), Business Support System (BSS), or Integrated Network Management System (iNMS). This consolidation adheres to industry standards such as NGOSS, MTOSI, OSS/J, internal best practices, or strategic objectives, ultimately enhancing and simplifying NMS/OSS management.
E-SPIN takes the lead in addressing this challenge by offering NMS/OSS Integration Packages designed to work seamlessly with leading NMS platforms, including HP OpenView Network Node Manager (HPOV NNM), IBM Tivoli NetView, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold (WUG), SolarWinds Orion, ManagedEngine OpManager, CiscoWorks, Nagios, and other established NMS solutions. Additionally, E-SPIN accommodates your unique NMS ecosystem, including legacy systems, by providing tailored integration solutions.
These Integration Packages empower enterprises to consolidate all alarms into their chosen NMS dashboard or a customized consolidated alarm dashboard, delivering several key benefits:
- Centralized Alarm Monitoring: Gain visibility into alarms spread across different or multiple NMS/OSS systems through a single consolidated alarm dashboard. This reduces the need for extensive alarm monitoring staff and minimizes long-term manpower requirements.
- Alarm Threshold Customization: Set alarm thresholds and filter the types of alarms to forward and integrate into the final alarm center or dashboard application. This enables IT staff to focus on critical alarms, reducing noise and distraction.
- Real-time Alarm Synchronization: Perform on-demand alarm synchronization to ensure that all alarms are up-to-date and accurately reported, enhancing the reliability and effectiveness of your network management.
- Risk and Cost Reduction: By integrating multiple networking systems, E-SPIN simplifies your OSS infrastructure, bringing together multi-vendor, legacy, and IP-based network elements within your fixed, mobile, or converged network. This minimizes both operational risk and costs associated with network management.
- Single Point of Contact: E-SPIN serves as your single point of contact and accountability for integrating all your network management elements, simplifying communication and coordination.
- Turnkey NMS/OSS Services: E-SPIN provides comprehensive NMS/OSS services, including project management, design, installation, and integration of all required elements. This turnkey approach ensures a smooth and efficient transition.
- Customized Management Agent Development: E-SPIN offers tailored management agent development for your network’s specific elements, ensuring seamless integration and compatibility.
E-SPIN’s EMS/NMS/iNMS/OSS Integration Framework is designed to meet your project’s unique requirements, whether integrating legacy elements or building new-generation networks.
We have successfully delivered NMS/OSS Integration and Service Assurance Solutions on a global scale, serving large enterprises, telecommunications service providers, government networks, and global managed service providers (MSPs).
Our value proposition is straightforward: we simplify network complexity, providing end-to-end solutions and integration expertise to support your next-generation infrastructure. We offer total management capabilities for your network, servers, performance, applications, and databases from end to end.
The E-SPIN Integration Package for Supported NMS platforms includes the installation of E-SPIN’s proprietary NMS agent, enabling data extraction, synchronization, and updates to the central alarm center. Various forwarding and on-demand data synchronization methods are provided to achieve seamless NMS integration.
E-SPIN’s proprietary E-SPIN iNMS Alarm Integrator (EiAi) software offers a range of capabilities, depending on the version, customization, and integration:
- Compatible with Windows Server platforms, featuring an MSSQL database server, available as a virtual server appliance, physical server appliance, or customizable deployment alongside your NMS system.
- Ensures secure access via Secure Shell (SSH) for global enterprise security compliance.
- License options include per-install licensing, with additional choices for multi-year software maintenance subscriptions, license subscription services (LSS), project contracts, and onsite maintenance services available on either an 8×5 or 24×7 basis.
For more information on how E-SPIN can simplify your network management complexity and streamline your operations through NMS/OSS integration, please contact us today.
– Original write 2012-Jul-17, Last Check and rewrite 2023-Aug-1.