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Unified network inventory ecosystem

Consolidate fragmented inventories into a single source of truth, and optimize processes such as network planning and design, and service assurance

Network inventory is made up of assets (Physical, Virtual, and Logical elements), and locating the correct asset in the right place as quickly as possible is essential for delivering services to customers on time. In recent times, mergers and acquisitions have fuelled the growth of service providers in the connectedness industry. As a result, most organizations have multiple disjointed inventory systems, often performing similar tasks, with critical data scattered across different systems. This results in duplicate information, complicated data retrieval and analysis, and ultimately impairs inventory visibility.

Service providers are trying to build a unified inventory system to have an in-depth network view. Still, the complexity involved in developing and implementing such a consolidation strategy discourages service providers from attempting.

In this insight, Prodapt presents a unique network inventory consolidation strategy with critical levers to help service providers achieve a unified inventory ecosystem. The levers help to cleanse the data and study its relationship recursively. This reduces the analysis and development time during network consolidation. Service providers can analyze tons of data from various sources, formulate, and have a complete view of their network inventory.


To succeed in a highly competitive market, service providers must have a unified view of their network inventory, encompassing physical, virtual, logical, and services inventory.

    Authors:
  • Muthukumaravel S
  • Lakshmi Narayanan Raju
  • Mogan AB