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Network Performance Monitoring

and Management

OPTIMA



Raw Counters Configuration
Summary KPIs
Data
Dictionary
Filters
Data Explorer
Browser Query Builder
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Administration
Client
Alarm
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Alarm
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Abstraction
Data
OPTIMA Set-Up
OPTIMA Modular Approach 1
Data Explorer and Query Builder
Browse all counters, KPIs and Configuration Data
Create data queries using simple drag and drop
Used for the creation of Modules
Filters
Create user defined groups of network elements eg worse 10 cells
Store locally or share with all users through the database
Use in all areas of the tool
GIS Display
Display any statistic on a GIS display with map data
Colour a cells coverage
Play back statistics
Alarm Module
Fully user definable alarm definitions, eg threshold on a KPI value
Forward alarm events to a FM system or use local handler
SMS and e-mail alerting



OPTIMA Modular Approach 2
Inspector Monitor
Near Live Monitoring of Network Statistics
User definable Content and Presentation
Reporter
Fully user definable report content on any data in the Database and external
sources
Scheduling at user definable periods or conditionally
Many distribution channels/ formats

Inspector and Work Area
Customisable display of any KPI for any time period.
Display data from external sources
Ability to build fully importable and exportable module libraries


Web Wizard
Combined Reporting and GIS HTML client


Graphical Counter Display
Engineers see Network 2
Dimensionally Any PM Stats
displayed
All GIS layers available.
Playback functionality of
Performance events
Possible to filter in 2D view on
threshold values.
All Filters common across suite
Hierarchy automatically from
planning software.
Querying across systems.
Planned Data with Configuration
Data and Performance Statistics.

OPTIMA Performance Alarm Module
User Friendly GUI
Full Flexibility in Alarm
definition (Any
counter/KPI)
Multiple and Complex
thresholds
Alarms stored in
Database
Ripple Counting
Different profiles based
on time of event
Alarms can be cleared
automatically
Forwarding to FM
systems




Network
Raw data
Interface
programs
OPTIMA
DB
Alarm GUI
Alarm
Service
FAULT
MANAGEMENT
SYSTEMS
OPTIMA Alarm Module Usage

SMS
e-mail
OPTIMA Server
OPTIMA Alarm Processing
Workstation
Alarm
Processing
Service
Alarms
Configuration
Event List
Alarm
Handling
Service
Vodafones Fault Management
Application
Alarm
Configuration
GUI
OPTIMA Client
Alarm
Configuration
GUI
Oracle dB
Alarm triggers

OPTIMA Inspector

Manage modules and module
combinations
Define your own modules and
module combinations to display
any network data
Near Live Monitoring of Network
Statistics
Customisable display of any KPI
for any time period.
Import and Export data modules
Load data from other
ENTERPRISE tools, e.g. ASSET,
DATASAFE, PROBE or external
data sources
Display data from any ORACLE
database


OPTIMA Reporting Capabilities
Key management reports can be
scheduled and sent automatically
or posted to a web site
Conditional reports automatically
sent to appropriate recipient
Fully user definable report content
on any data in the Database and
external sources
No wasted analysis of large
volumes of data

Individual User Work Areas

Map Business Processes. i.e
Capacity Planning, Optimistaion

Situation
Problems
Identified
Diagnosis
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Correction

Combined Web Based Reporting and GIS
Integrated Web based
Reporting and GIS module
covering all Enterprise modules
and external data sources

Password access defines
privileges and front end user
views. E.g. Optimisation User,
Management, Quality user.

Filters available based on
user/region/layers etc.

Fully interactive GIS display of
network featuring height raster,
vectors, all coverage's and any
network element based data
Cross Integration into CM Platforms
Physical Architecture

Metaframe
Server Farm
Metaframe
Controllers /
Licence Manager
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Firewall
Internet
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Metaframe Web Clients
1000T Switch
Network Connections to
Data Warehouse and
Fault Management
Local Clients
Hot Standby
Enterprise
Enterprise
Licence Manager
Alarm Monitor
Report Scheduler
SunFire or Windows
Common Configuration and
Administration Function

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VENDOR/EQUIPMENT INTERFACES
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ARCHIVING AND DATABASE
MAINTENANCE
DATA SUMMARY
INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE
MANAGER
CONFIGURATION AND ADMINISTRATION
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APPLICATION
ALARMS TO
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PM DATA
MANAGEMENT
INTERAFACES
Summary
AIRCOM with OPTIMA offer the most complete system on the
market today, for benchmarking, filtering, sorting, reporting,
diagnosing, fault-finding this is the tool
Unlimited reporting and analysis capabilities none of the
analysis is hard coded in the program
OPTIMA 100% Multi-Vendor
One system with various user Interfaces for all different users of
a PM system
Engineering Processes can be mapped into work areas
Seamless Integration with systems already in place
With OPTIMA/DATASAFE/OSS EXPERT/QUALITA AIRCOM
International offer an unrivalled OSS Portfolio









OPTIMA Roadmap
2003 - 2005
Roadmap Drivers
Customers
Understand, achieve and exceed customer expectations
Complement current and future rollout strategies
Market
Develop customer base
Maintain lead over our Competitors
Technology Standards
Telecoms standardisation bodies (e.g. ETSI, 3GPP, ITU, 3GPP2, UWC)
Platform (Operating System, Database, Internet)


2004 2005
Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q3 Q1
Future
Released
4.2
M3
5.0
2004 v5.0






Statistics functions in Inspector
Security full user roles with privileges at
report, table and data level
SNMP Interface for system and
performance alarms
Web based GIS and reporting tool
UNIX backend architecture #2


4.2
M1
4.2
M2
OPTIMA 5.0
New WEB interface
User interactive reports via a user friendly web interface
Integrated GIS show any performance statistics on a
map in a web browser
Ability to seamlessly access any Enterprise module via
the same web based

OPTIMA 5.0
Security
Improved administrator functions to define user roles
and permissions down to individual reports and tables
SNMP Interface for system and performance
alarms
SNMP interface provided for forwarding of system
alarms (eg loader fail) and performance alarms to a FM
system.

OPTIMA 5.0
Improved Data Loading Architecture
Cross platform data loading (NT and UNIX)
Java based configuration
Improved system monitoring heartbeat monitors
for all processes with active notification of problems
Ability to (optionally) store log information for all
loading programs in the database
Configuration of all elements through one common
configuration utility. Configuration stored in the
database.


2004 2005
Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q3 Q1
Future
Released
4.2
M3
5.1
2005 v5.1 (subject to Review)







Pattern matching and heuristic profiling
Advanced trending ability to automatically
correlate and trend network performance
across different elements to identify
potentially future problems
Corba interface for improved system
integration
Realtime connection to element managers to
allow
realtime trace facility
counter management (activation / de-
activation / modification)



4.2
M1
4.2
M2
5.0
Training Positioning
Learn how to make it happen:
Key courses GSM, GPRS, UMTS
Project Management
Radio Planning
Performance Management & Optimisation
Transmission & Fixed Networks
ENTERPRISE Suite tools
BSS Planning and Optimisation Workshops
Training key benefits
Experienced and Energetic Trainers 100% AIRCOM:
Practical Instructions Learn by Doing
Flexibility- How you want it
No Nonsense Approach
Training Consulting Meeting your exact needs
Training Centres Worldwide: UK, Singapore, India, UAE and
USA, or we can come to you

Whatever your role, AIRCOM is the preferred solution
Service Summary: Support &
Maintenance
A summary of the services supplied by AIRCOM as part of the Support and
Maintenance service, is as follows:
Helpdesk Service (email or telephone)
Defect reporting and Maintenance
Scheduled product maintenance updates every 8/10 weeks
Supply of all new Releases
Standard Product Upgrade Testing service
Online access to Support resources on the AIRCOM web site including:
Product downloads
Documentation downloads
Release notes defects closed & known issues
Online customer specific defect status reports
Knowledge base articles (FAQs, workarounds & application notes)
Technical Update email bulletin list
Email update notification service
Free utility Powertool programs