TEOCO Launches Sparks to Manage Complexities of Heterogeneous Networks
Sparks provides harmonized visibility into LTE and 3G networks across diagnostic, analytic, optimization and SON processes
Fairfax, Va., 28 AUGUST 2013 – TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance and Analytics solutions to communications service providers worldwide, today announced the general availability of Sparks, the latest addition to TEOCO’s family of RAN Optimization & Analytics solutions, and a major component of the Mentor 9 release. Sparks extends support for LTE equipment from various vendors into an already comprehensive platform. The solution includes additional LTE optimization and SON use cases, expanded analytics and visualization features, enhanced geolocation capabilities, and an upgrade to the underlying platform to robustify near-real-time and large-scale processing capabilities.
In the face of exponentially growing data services, the efficient optimization of network resources and the management of big data have become intrinsically intertwined. Sparks was designed to answer the industry need for a comprehensive and scalable tool supporting various vendors and multi-RAT (Radio Access Technologies) networks, while simplifying the analytical & monitoring tasks and enhancing optimization and automation.
“Sparks is a major step forward for operators facing the reality of the long-term coexistence and interaction of LTE, 3G and 2G networks”, declared Shachar Ebel, CTO at TEOCO. “Beyond the advantage of a single platform to address the operational concerns of managing and optimizing existing networks, TEOCO has leveraged its leading OSS, BSS and analytics expertise to deliver enhanced diagnostic and analytics capabilities. Existing customers will find valuable new capabilities; other operators are presented with a compelling solution to manage their entire evolving multi-vendor, multi-RAT network environments.”