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Ensemble Director

Ensemble Director is a fully featured management platform that enables creation and deployment of virtualized services. It offers the freedom to create your own application or integrate virtualized services into existing IT infrastructure. Through open APIs, Ensemble Director provides traditional FCAPS capabilities for physical and virtual network elements, whether provided by ADVA Optical Networking or third-party suppliers. Its intelligent service assurance transforms the performance and cost of your network and its highly customizable GUI provides complete visualization and total control.

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Ensemble Director

  1. 1. Ensemble Director April 2017
  2. 2. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.2 Ensemble Director • Ensemble Director represents our latest, industrial-class network management solution optimized for today’s innovative networks and technologies • Built with a future-proof design to address tomorrow’s technologies and networking opportunities • Web 2.0 thin-client model • Open, extensible architecture • Virtual design • Live extensibility • Distributed architecture • Hosted on commodity servers • Carrier-class high availability • Massive scalability • Multi-domain support • Industry standard interfaces: Web, CLI, SNMP, CSV, REST, NETCONF, RESTconf Infrastructure Features
  3. 3. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.3 Framework • Fault management • Performance monitoring • Security • Provisioning • Inventory • Nodal discovery • Topology discovery • TCA monitoring Core Components • Quick service provisioning • End-to-end service management • Optical, NFV/SDN services • Service faults monitoring • Service assurance Services • Open API architecture • Supports custom and third-party applications • Dynamic loading/unloading of apps Application Extensions
  4. 4. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.4 Fully customizable GUI Client-agnostic browser support • Desktop, tablet, mobile Network discovery Geographical maps Network domain, nodal and service views Multi-tenancy (NaaS) Features - I Visualization/Control Continuous surveillance: • Network, node and service level Alarm correlation and filtering Alarm profiles (latching alarms) Alarm acknowledge and comments Faults Monitoring Reliable access to nodes High level of security Service-based provisioning End-to-end management Configuration Automatic and manual data synchronization from NEs High-speed processing Robust and reliable engine Historical events logging Audit Sync and Event Processing 190943807
  5. 5. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.5 Performance KPI collection Collection templates Extensive graphical capabilities Customizable views (charts, graphs, tables) Data consolidation exporting Data Collection and Reporting Multi-Domain/Tenancy Support Enabling network-as-a-service User Management User activity (audit) logging Local and remote authentication Fine-grain security policy definitions Data/Communication Security Encrypted communications Encrypted database options Features - II Security Features 170939975 Centralized software management Automatic backup and restore • Nodal configurations • System database Housekeeping
  6. 6. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.6 Advanced Graphical User Interface HTML-5 flex box layout module Adapt automatically to tablet and mobile devices Mobility Google material design • Standardized visual model • Intuitive familiar interface Scalable vector graphics (SVG) • Navigate by graphics • Zoom in/out Advanced Look and Feel Create customized views per user • Content and layout Tailor GUI to operational workflows Composability
  7. 7. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.7 OSS Integration (Northbound API) • Inventory reporting hardware, services, topology • Fault reporting • Performance monitoring CSV • Inventory reporting • Service/traffic configuration • Performance monitoring XML (MTOSI) • Full configuration and monitoring • Fault reporting (via web sockets) REST • Fault reporting (traps) • PM retrieval (limited) SNMP • Full configuration and monitoring • Notifications NETCONF • Full configuration and monitoring • Notifications RESTCONF
  8. 8. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.8 Architecture • VM-based infrastructure • Interface tier • User interfaces • GUI, CLI, REST • OSS/BSS/SDN interfaces • REST, SNMP, CSV, NETCONF, RESTCONF, MTOSI • Application tier • Network/service applications • Platform administration • Database • Mediation tier • Vendor-specific mediation to NEs • REST/JSON • NETCONF/XML • ... Future protocols Mediation Tier Application Tier Interface Tier ADVA Vendor A Vendor B Database DB Applications Discovery Fault PM Admin Config Accounting Security DB Service Mgr. Topology Monitor Config ... GUI CLI REST RESTSNMPNETCONF CLI CSV
  9. 9. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.9 Platforms • Multiple OS support options: • Ubuntu 15.10 • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (future) • VirtualBox on Windows • (lab/demo environments) • KVM for installed hardware platforms • IPv4 and IPv6 support
  10. 10. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.10 Scaling Single User Multi Server ClusterMulti User Lab/Demo NE’s : 1-10 Users : 1 Small Network NE’s : 200-5000 Users : 1-50 Large Network NE’s : 5000-50,000 Users : 50-100
  11. 11. © 2017 ADVA Optical Networking. All rights reserved. Confidential.11 High Availability • Carrier class high-availability solution • N:M VM redundancy model provides inherent redundancy • “Five nines” availability • Immunity from multiple failure conditions • Immediate failover/recovery • Load-balancing provides performance assurance • In-service upgrades • Geographic redundancy made easy by VM model