QUEBEC CITY -- EXFO (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF), the communications industry's test, monitoring and analytics experts, today announced the integration of their active service assurance solution into Amdocs NFV powered by ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform). Delivering real-time, active testing and monitoring functionality as an integral part of ONAP, provides the foundation for fully autonomous service assurance in support of orchestrated service lifecycle management operations models.
"Virtualized networks and services challenge the carrier's ability to manage end-to-end service quality since they are continuously changing" says Abdelkrim Benamar, EXFO's Vice President, Service Assurance, Systems and Services. "Embedding active service assurance in the service chain and making it an integral part of the service definition, gives service providers the ability to automate the entire service lifecycle and drive autonomous network and service optimization–unleashing the true benefits of virtualization".
"With EXFO's vVerifier virtual network functions onboarded to Amdocs NFV powered by ONAP, CSPs can easily and efficiently build self-monitoring services and closed-loop operations policies, reducing time to market and operational costs, and improving customer experience," said Yogen Patel, VP, Head of Marketing for Amdocs Open Network. "The Amdocs EXFO NFV solution provides end-to-end visibility and monitoring and control of dynamic service-oriented, cloud-centric, NFV and hybrid networks."