Nokia Networks, Monday unveiled its new Self Organizing Networks (SON) portfolio, combining Eden Rock’s Eden-NET functionality that it has acquired in May this year and Nokia Networks iSON Manager in one solution. The new solution portfolio is said to boast best functionalities of both solutions to offer substantial improvements to the performance and reliability of mobile networks through automated processes to provide best-in-class multi-vendor SON capabilities.
According to Nokia Networks, the open framework based solution is designed to allow Operators to both customize and create new SON modules to remedy Operator-specific pain points. In addition, it's multi-vendor approach is further enhanced with OSS interoperability agreements with other network equipment vendors.
Ken Rehbehn, Principal Analyst, 451 Research
Mobile network operators must cope with dynamic network environments that tax traditional planning and optimization approaches. Open SON frameworks offer operators an important toolkit enabling agile responses to changing network patterns.
Peter Patomella, Vice President, CEM and OSS, Nokia Networks
Nokia Networks has underscored its intent to fast-track the evolution of self-aware, cognitive networks. We can now provide the best SON capabilities and expertise to help operators run their fast-evolving networks. They can accelerate their operations automation with available, proven SON modules and can also create new ones to address specific needs. We are extremely pleased to be able to offer the most advanced SON solution to our customers and accelerate our own innovation towards truly personalized experiences.