Automated Service Assurance in Cloudified Networks

Price: Starting at USD 3,000
Publish Date: 17 May 2023
Code: AN-5817
Research Type: Research Report
Pages: 39
Automated Service Assurance in Cloudified Networks
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Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Determine key trends that are driving market demand for cloud-friendly and automated assurance solutions.
  • Educate product engineers on key design requirements for Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered and cloud assurance software as the industry progresses toward more cloudified networks.
  • Identify the core technologies that suppliers are using to design and develop next-generation service assurance solutions.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are the key decision factors for CSPs when selecting an assurance vendor?
  • How is the service assurance domain evolving considering cloud tools, software, and DevOps methodologies?
  • How is the supply side implementing big data analytics and AI in its End-to-End (E2E) automated assurance offering?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Summaries of key technology strands that suppliers must consider as they bring to market automated assurance solutions that are more suitable to cloudified networks.
  • Analysis of how the cloud stack—hypervisor abstraction and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) layers—impact event monitoring, aggregation, and correlation.
  • Insights into the competitive landscape for automated assurance solutions.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Decision makers for networks and cloud infrastructure who need to understand key automation and service assurance imperatives.
  • Innovation leaders and architects who need to understand how software and the cloud impact the existing service assurance landscape.
  • Suppliers that need to understand Communication Service Providers’ (CSPs) requirements and pain points so they can communicate to individual CSPs’ circumstances.

Table of Contents


Executive Summary


Assurance in Cloudified Networks

Service Assurance Definition
Automated Assurance Drivers
Service Assurance Challenges

Evolution of Service Assurance

Current and Future Landscapes
Assurance Requirements for Automation

Network Lifecycle Automation

Three Conditions for Lifecycle Automation
E2E Lifecycle Automation
A Hybrid Analytics Framework
Automated Assurance Scope

An Automation Framework

Overlay and Underlay Automation
Automation Engine in DevOps Cycles
What to Automate

Market Forecasts

AI-Enabled Maintenance Tools

Automated Assurance Suppliers

Automated Assurance Market Landscape