Centrally manage Datacenter, Main Switching Center and scattered Point of Presence (PoP’s)
Telecom infrastructure consists of Datacenter, Main Switching Center and scattered Point of Presence (PoP). The datacenter primarily consists of servers running applications like Customer Database, Billing, Project Management, Email, Helpdesk, etc. The Main Switching Center is the backbone setup of a telecom service provider which consists of Telecom Switches, Multiplexers, Routers, Modems, etc. These equipments could be their own or with current Global network village connectivity; third country equipments are also present and needs manageability. These equipments are connected to various exchanges & PoP’s which in turn are connected to the customer via a Last Mile medium.
Since maintaining highest level of uptime is a prime necessity as any breakdown can affect the entire service with huge monetary or business loss.
Key challenges faced by Telecom service providers in managing such infrastructure are
• Consolidated and Centralized management of all units at various levels
• Maintaining and managing critical | Non Critical; manned and un-manned PoP’s
• Effective Local and Global Infrastructure management
• Continuous monitoring of primary and redundant links
• High and alternate means of access to equipment for issue and outage resolution
• Maximizing uptime
The DSView® 3 management software platform provides secure, remote and consolidated out-of-band management of the entire IT infrastructure. DSView 3 software enables you to use a single interface to ensure the data center is continuously up and running by controlling DSR® KVM over IP switches, console management appliances, power distribution units, and IPMI-enabled servers.
GUI Console over IP
DSR® KVM over IP switches provide multiple digital paths to remotely access out-of-band devices and remotely power cycle connected devices. Managed with the DSView® 3 software, DSR KVM switches enable BIOS-level control of servers and serial equipment anytime, anywhere.
CLI Console over IP
Avocent advanced console servers provide secure, remote access to IT devices and console port management for UNIX- and Windows-based servers.
Power management and control
DSView® 3 software’s IP power management enables out-of-band remote management of Avocent power control devices, Server Technology Switched CDU products, and power management of IPMI-enabled servers – offering a proactive approach to power management that helps eliminate downtime caused by power issues.
Service Processor Consolidation
Avocent server management solutions help enterprises leverage service processor technologies in any of their servers, no matter the server vendor. This provides proactive server monitoring and maintenance to reduce operation costs and speed troubleshooting and problem resolution. Avocent’s solutions save staff time by enabling companies to capitalize on existing service processor resources to manage expanding IT environments.