Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium
SLA Driven Operation - optimizing telecom operation based on SLA -
Atsushi TAKADA, Naoyuki TANJI, Toshihiko SEKI, Kyoko YAMAGOE, Yuji SOEJIMA, Mitsuho TAHARA,
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Network Function Virtualization (NFV)/ Software Defined Network (SDN) technologies are introduced by content providers in advance, furthermore telecom carriers are also starting examining. However, it is necessary to examine the operation policy considering the difference characteristics telecom carriers and content providers. Specifically, it is the historical background which emphasizes the geographical dispersion and high reliability of the facilities. This paper clarifies that the conversion to the operation style which focus on the quality required for each service is necessary, after analyzing the present state of telecom network operation. Also, this paper proposes a concept "Service Level Agreement (SLA) Driven Operation" aiming to make decisions automatically for assurance work based on service quality (SLA) to be satisfied by operation.