OSS Flowthrough

ANT Flowthrough Solutions and End-to-End Integration

ANT offers service providers integrated solutions for critical software-driven systems like Operations Support Systems and Business Support Systems (OSS/BSS) that help manage networks, services, customer service and the business. As ANT customers have found out, seamless integration of systems and processes delivers incredible savings in operational costs and opens up creative ways to deliver innovative
new services.

ANT Expertise

ANTís experience working closely with leading Tier-1 carriers for more than a decade has enabled it to build a strong foundation of domain knowledge and in-house talent. Carriers, OEMs, and ISVs leverage ANTís expertise in:
  • Business process analysis, design, and automation solutions
  • Development and re-engineering of interfaces between systems and with network elements
  • Development and upgrade of legacy user interfaces to web interfaces
  • OSS/BSS application or product development and maintenance
Integration of OSS applications with business-facing applications such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), SCM (Supply Chain Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Data Warehousing and eBusiness.

ANT Offerings

We offer OSS/BSS application development and maintenance services in all network domains including wireline, wireless, cable MSO, and broadband. The functional areas we cover include:
  • Order Management
  • Workflow Management & Business Process Automation
  • Provisioning, service configuration, and activation
  • Service creation
  • Inventory/resource management
  • Service catalog
  • Fault management
  • Performance management
  • Trouble management (including customer service, ticketing, etc.)
  • Workforce management
  • Numbering system management (Telephone number, IP administration, number portability)
  • Policy management (QoS or quality of service and SLAs or service level agreements)
CASE STUDY

Success story: Smooth Migration

Challenge

A large telecom service provider needed to migrate an OSS application to a Web interface and integrate it into a flow-through process. The project had to be completed successfully in a matter of months to meet a pre-announced service delivery schedule.

ANT Solution

ANT designed and developed integration framework consisting of message oriented middleware and web services. The framework provided the backbone for delivering functionality through a web interface. ANT team of OSS and web specialists was able to deliver the solution right on time to meet the deadlines for new service delivery.

Benefits to Client

  • On time delivery
  • Significant cost savings
  • Robust integration framework- Reusable to deliver more functionality with minor enhancements