Building automated intelligence and analytics in optical networks
Optical network automation blog page
The next wave of 5G, cloud and IoT applications will depend on optical services that can provide secure, reliable, high-performance and low-latency connectivity on demand.
To meet these needs, optical network operators need to scale their networks, monetize available capacity and improve operational efficiencies—all without hiring more resources.
Nokia optical network automation delivers the proven use cases and optical network solutions to speed service delivery, reduce network TCO and deliver key business outcomes.
Use cases to fast-track network automation
Optical network automation needs to be faster, easier and focused on the specific challenges operators face.
Our targeted use cases speed up and simplify automation while addressing unique operator challenges.
Read on to learn how to reduce development time, harmonize multivendor implementations and digitize business processes. Explore ways to optimize all key aspects of the network services life cycle, from operations to services and engineering.
Should you automate your optical network?
Automating your optical network: benefits, challenges and foundational automation elements.
Key ingredients for automating optical networks
Topology discovery and export, and service provisioning are key ingredients for automating optical networks.
Building automated closed-loop operations in your optical network
Building automated closed-loop operations is key to automating optical networks.
Automate to lower costs and speed up optical service delivery
Discover exciting research from Nokia Bell Labs optical networking, data science and physics experts who are investigating new ways to automate optical networks for maximum performance.
Read on to learn how Nokia automation solutions expand infrastructure connectivity service delivery as a shared economy, reduce optical network TCO and protect existing customer SLAs.
Realize your automation strategy through open collaboration
Operators are opening up optical networks to collaborate, innovate and create new paths to automation. Learn how our WaveHub ecosystem program can help you fast-track your…
Reduce optical service fulfillment times from weeks to minutes with network automation
Reliance on manual processes means that service providers can take weeks to deliver on optical connectivity service orders. Find out how Nokia Wavesuite uses automation to…
Get ready to automate the delivery of optical services
Automation can help optical network operators deliver outstanding experiences and reduce TCO, but it also presents some tough challenges.
Take the automation route to accurately identify optical network fibers
Learn how a Nokia Bell Labs algorithm can help you find missing information about your optical network topology
Moneybaud: Using data and automation to get the most from optical networks
As the world becomes more dependent on optical networks, their design and operation are increasingly focused on reliability.
Using AI and automation to protect optical networks from fiber cuts
Artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining traction within the optical community as researchers investigate new ways to apply it to solve interesting problems.
Owning uncertainty to get the most from optical networks or road trips
Join us for a virtual vacation to Crete and find out how taking ownership of uncertainty can help you get the most from your optical network.
Automated power optimization: autofocus for optical networks
Discover how applying machine learning automation to spectral density data can help you keep optical wavelengths running at optimal power.
The automation path towards brighter, more responsive optical networks
Learn how to safely automate your optical network to meet the demands of future services that seamlessly integrate IT with the network.
What does it take to unleash the power of data in optical networks?
Find out how streamlined telemetry and data models can help you analyze trends and use machine learning to automate your optical networks.
How do we learn from optical networks to better automate them?
Discover how to gain a deeper knowledge of optical networks and use it to support automation that lowers network TCO and accelerates service delivery.