DCN delivers mobile backhaul SLAs for Tier 1 mobile operators with Centina Systems' NetOmnia

Advanced analytics solutions provider Centina Systems´ NetOmnia solution as been deployed by Fargo, North Dakota-based fiber optic company Dakota Carrier Network (DCN) to assure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with Tier 1 mobile operators for mobile backhaul services, the company said.

The solution also offers added reporting value for existing DCN customers within the government, financial, higher education and medical industries.

DCN selected Centina Systems´ NetOmnia for its dynamic, modular architecture that enables DCN to meet the stringent SLAs required by Tier 1 mobile operators. NetOmnia also presented opportunities for DCN to increase revenue and expand overall growth by offering customized reporting for existing customers. Now with NetOmnia deployed, DCN is able to:

Reduce operations costs and improve efficiencies through automation
Enhance their flexibility to offer tailored SLAs to Customers
Improve the granularity and accuracy of service performance there-by reducing revenue leakage due to SLA non-compliance.
Proactively monitor services with real-time portals and dashboards to Network Operations, Sales, Customers and Member companies

Dakota Carrier Network, created in 1996, is owned by 15 North Dakota-based independent telecommunications companies representing 85 percent of all telephone exchanges in North Dakota and more than 90 percent of the state´s total surface area. Together, DCN and its owner companies currently have more than 40,000 miles of fiber optic cable in service, reaching every community in North Dakota. DCN´s corporate headquarters is located in Fargo, N.D., and its Network Operations Center (NOC) is located in Bismarck, N.D.

Centina Systems is the global leader in strategic service assurance and innovative network performance solutions. The company focuses on helping operators and enterprises worldwide support both established and emerging services and business models, through unparalleled end-to-end visibility into the operational performance of their infrastructure.

Centina´s NetOmnia family of assurance and management solutions have redefined the market approach to assurance, incorporating features like enhanced SLA management, real-time, visual data analytics, customizable reports and dashboards for dynamic network views, and an integrated, plug-and-play architecture that provides actionable intelligence across hundreds of device-types and multiple types of networks.