Adoption of physical network inventory best practices must start now, before the next great cycle of infrastructure investment begins
Communications service providers (CSPs) have had a checkered history when it comes to the accurate tracking and management of their physical assets. For any tier 1 or 2 CSP, their network is the largest capital investment the company will make and represents a huge ongoing financial commitment for maintenance and upgrades.
Declining profit growth from traditional telecoms services over the last decade has seen CSPs becoming much more focused on operational efficiency, driving cost out of operations to improve their bottom line. One proven method of boosting operational efficiency is to use modern telecoms-specific software inventory and management solutions to account for and monitor network assets.
Read this insight paper from Telecoms Tracker Research and Consulting.
Smallworld Network Inventory
With more than 25 years' experience and a proven network-based model, GE's Smallworld geospatial asset management offerings provide today's telcos with elegant solutions to network connectivity and data workflow management challenges.