Nokia proclaims new Software-as-a–Service providers in analytics, safety, and monetization for CSPs and enterprises #MWC22
- Nokia AVA Community Information Analytics Perform, in a SaaS mannequin, enhances community operations with AI/ML pushed closed-loop automation and supplies analytics on the community edge
- iSIM Safe Join by means of a SaaS supply mannequin manages machine-to-machine and client gadget subscriptions for eSIM- and iSIM-enabled units
21 February 2022
Espoo, Finland – Nokia right now introduced two new Software program-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers within the areas of safety and analytics, as a part of its technique to offer communication service suppliers (CSPs) and enterprises a extra versatile and price efficient method for servicing their clients, and working and monetizing their networks, as superior 5G providers are rolled out.
The brand new providers observe Nokia’s current launch into SaaS to assist CSPs and enterprises speed up the time to worth they understand from their providers providing by shifting to an agile mannequin primarily based on software program consumed purely on demand by means of a subscription, and away from custom-made software program run on expensive, complicated, on-premise infrastructure.
Versus traditional SIMs, embedded SIM (eSIM) and built-in SIM (iSIM) applied sciences can retailer and handle a number of subscription profiles remotely for authenticating customers and units on cellular networks. iSIM Safe Join offers management to automate the whole eSIM/iSIM administration course of and can open alternatives to monetize providers linked to trusted digital identities.
Nokia’s iSIM Safe Join, by means of a SaaS supply mannequin, permits CSPs and enterprises to securely handle machine-to-machine and client gadget subscriptions for eSIM- and iSIM-enabled units.
As 5G community complexity has elevated the necessity for superior analytics, Nokia is strengthening its AVA providing with new SaaS capabilities primarily based on NWDAF (Community Information Analytics Perform), a part of 5G Standalone structure.
Nokia AVA NWDAF enhances community operations with AI/ML pushed closed-loop automation, improves buyer expertise, and drives new sources of income.
With its distributed structure and open APIs, AVA NWDAF helps CSPs present analytics on the community edge; implement analytics providers outlined by 3GPP; and create partnerships with software program builders.
AVA NWDAF will probably be commercially out there in a SaaS supply mannequin later this quarter. Nokia’s iSIM Safe Join is at the moment anticipated to be out there as SaaS later this yr, and can nonetheless be provided to clients in different deployment fashions. Nokia’s SaaS-based NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome and Nokia Anomaly Detection, each introduced in November 2021, will probably be out there later this quarter. NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome permits CSPs to guarantee 5G networks and monetize safety tied with providers like 5G slicing; whereas Nokia Anomaly Detection is a machine studying service aimed toward discovering and remediating community anomalies earlier than they have an effect on clients.
Nokia plans to introduce different new SaaS providers within the areas of core, digital operations, monetization, and personal wi-fi later this yr and into 2023.
As its SaaS product roadmap evolves, Nokia expects to ship important capabilities by means of open-source software programming interfaces (APIs) which are operable throughout many hyperscale platforms. This may create a multi-vendor SaaS supply framework that makes probably the most of Nokia’s partnerships with main cloud suppliers and its ongoing investments in cloud-native software program and different applied sciences.
Karl Whitelock, Analysis Vice President, Communications Service Supplier Operations & Monetization at IDC, stated: “To completely faucet the wealth of alternatives that superior 5G providers provide, communication service suppliers and enterprises want new deployment fashions that allow sooner service supply to clients in a wiser, cheaper method. Resolution suppliers resembling Nokia with its new Software program-as-a-Service (SaaS) safety and analytics providers, are turning to SaaS as a method for serving to the telecom area modernize and monetize investments sooner.”
Raghav Sahgal, President of Cloud and Community Providers at Nokia, stated: “Adopting Nokia AVA NWDAF and iSIM Safe Join by means of the SaaS mannequin will drastically enhance the time-to-value that CSPs and enterprises can understand by having on-demand entry to providers. These newest Nokia SaaS providers strengthen our management place in serving to our clients change the very basis of how our trade does enterprise.”
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