January 5, 2021 By Jeffrey Palmer < 1 min read

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) can deliver new services faster and improve business process and service assurance while lowering operations costs.

Did you know that 76% of leading CSPs surveyed are using or plan to use artificial intelligence (AI) to automate self-diagnostics and problem detection? The network of the future will be intelligent, autonomous, programmable, adaptable, dynamic, and agile. It will also improve business process and service assurance while lowering operations costs and accelerate the delivery of networks and services.

This AI-powered autonomous operations model is the end-state goal that CTOs at forward-thinking CSPs are moving toward as they transform their companies into Digital Service Providers (DSPs). IBM has been helping some of the largest CSPs globally — such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone — move to zero-touch network operations.

Evolve to zero-touch network operations with AI-powered automation

IBM Cloud Pak® for Network Automation is an AI-powered, telco cloud platform that enables the automation of network operations so CSPs can transform their networks, evolve to zero-touch operations, reduce OPEX, and deliver services faster. CSPs gain a range of enhanced capabilities, such as normalized lifecycle modeling, intent-driven orchestration, service design and testing, dynamic service assurance, and closed-loop operations.

Transformation is further enhanced by Red Hat® — a leader in open source software. This allows CSPs to run on any cloud, anywhere, and manage any network vendor infrastructure. IBM also works with a broad partner ecosystem to deliver tailored, complete solutions that can meet a CSP’s unique needs.

Take the next steps to deliver 5G and edge services faster, reduce operational costs and improve customer experiences

Was this article helpful?
YesNo

More from Cloud

A clear path to value: Overcome challenges on your FinOps journey 

3 min read - In recent years, cloud adoption services have accelerated, with companies increasingly moving from traditional on-premises hosting to public cloud solutions. However, the rise of hybrid and multi-cloud patterns has led to challenges in optimizing value and controlling cloud expenditure, resulting in a shift from capital to operational expenses.   According to a Gartner report, cloud operational expenses are expected to surpass traditional IT spending, reflecting the ongoing transformation in expenditure patterns by 2025. FinOps is an evolving cloud financial management discipline…

IBM Power8 end of service: What are my options?

3 min read - IBM Power8® generation of IBM Power Systems was introduced ten years ago and it is now time to retire that generation. The end-of-service (EoS) support for the entire IBM Power8 server line is scheduled for this year, commencing in March 2024 and concluding in October 2024. EoS dates vary by model: 31 March 2024: maintenance expires for Power Systems S812LC, S822, S822L, 822LC, 824 and 824L. 31 May 2024: maintenance expires for Power Systems S812L, S814 and 822LC. 31 October…

24 IBM offerings winning TrustRadius 2024 Top Rated Awards

2 min read - TrustRadius is a buyer intelligence platform for business technology. Comprehensive product information, in-depth customer insights and peer conversations enable buyers to make confident decisions. “Earning a Top Rated Award means the vendor has excellent customer satisfaction and proven credibility. It’s based entirely on reviews and customer sentiment,” said Becky Susko, TrustRadius, Marketing Program Manager of Awards. Top Rated Awards have to be earned: Gain 10+ new reviews in the past 12 months Earn a trScore of 7.5 or higher from…

IBM Newsletters

Get our newsletters and topic updates that deliver the latest thought leadership and insights on emerging trends.
Subscribe now More newsletters