Legacy OSS Migration

ANT is at the forefront of the challenging environment of migration of networks from fixed to mobile, circuit-switched to packet-switched, voice to data and the convergence of several networks that is driving fundamental changes in the economics of the telecom industry.

Business applications like operations support systems ( OSS ) are required to not only keep pace with the structural and economic changes but also deliver the capability to serve customers better with newer and more convenient services. ANT also understands the urgency of service providers as well as OEMs and ISVs to migrate their legacy systems as well as legacy data to support next generation services.

ANT Expertise

Enabling migration despite shrinking resources is what we have excelled in with leading telecom customers. Our expertise extends to handling challenges such as:
  • Migrating or revamping interfaces to gateways that use open, standardized technologies so as enhance interoperability and flow-through service fulfillment.
  • Evolving systems to support real-time monitoring for robust QoS and real SLAs.
  • Enhancing billing engines and applications to support flexible billing modes including transaction-based, usage-based, value-added, etc.
  • Migrating applications to enable “anytime, anywhere, any service” self-service ordering and management
    by consumers.
  • The need to upgrade to newer platforms while supporting existing ones.
  • Sanitizing, harmonizing and migrating data to newer generation systems
ANT Offerings

We offer solutions that are open and standards-based. This standards-based approach helps our customers preserve their investment in legacy systems (and support them) even as they migrate to next generation platforms.

Our professionals have demonstrated their expertise in using leading edge computing platforms and operating systems and balancing them with open, standards-based protocols with leading service providers. This ability, along with our Global Flexi-Delivery Model, offers our customers a wide array of choices in deciding on the technologically best solution and cost-effective implementation.

Our Legacy OSS Migration services include:
  • Evaluate your current business processes and identify gaps
  • Re-engineer systems to support current and new services and enable cost-effective operations.
  • Design data migration strategies
  • Perform data analysis, data purification and data migration
  • Develop tools to support migration
  • Provide change realization services
CASE STUDY

Success story: Next Gen Migration

Challenge

Leading service provider wanted to migrate telephone number and address system to a next generation system. The legacy system developed by a top systems integrator was unwieldy and did not support broadband services.

ANT Solution

ANT delivered a comprehensive solution that included:
  • Systems design and development
  • Interface development for seamless integration to support both voice and broadband services
  • Capability to sanitize and upload the latest data to deliver DSL Loop Qualification (data were in disparate databases with a lot of redundancy and inaccuracies)
  • Development and testing report generation module
Benefits to Client
  • On Time and On budget completion
  • Significant savings in development funds as well as the total cost of provisioning and supporting
    a subscriber
  • Improved speed of service delivery resulting in more revenue opportunities
  • Ability to compete with other wire line service providers and cable broadband service providers