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BCTI can help you migrate from Sandvine 1.0 to Active Network Intelligence (ANI). Expertise and low cost.

Migrate from Sandvine 1.0
to ANI
Migrate from Sandvine 1.0
to ANI

Adopting Sandvine's latest Active Network Intelligence (ANI) portfolio .
We can plan your upgrade and offer a commercial incentive as part of your next ...

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Intelligent, automated platform that delivers a deep understanding of companies’ network data to drive faster, better decisions

One of Brian Chin Technologies key partner to help you run your world-class organization is Sandvine.

One of Brian Chin Technologies key partner to help you run your world-class organization is Sandvine.

Sandvine
Sandvine

Intelligent, automated platform that delivers a deep understanding of companies’ network data to drive faster, better decisions

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Sandvine 1.0 MIGRATION to ANI

SV 1.0 Network Elements

Policy Traffic Switch (PTS)

SDE-Subscriber Mapping  
PTS, SDE - Record Generator (Rf) 
PTS (Gy Integration) 
PTS (Gx Integration) 
PTS (Sd Integration) 
SDE (Sy Integration)
SDE (Rx Integration)
SDE (Quota Manager/PCRF)
SPB (Subscriber role)

SPB (Statistics role)

Network Demographics Server (NDS)

Control Center

License Manager server

SV ANI Network Elements

Active Logic (AL)

Maestro

Insights Data Storage (IDS)

Deep Insights / ANI portal

Active Logic Client  (AL Client)

Elements

Description

Traffic classification and Management (i.e Protocol recognition, Usage counting, Shaping, Blocking etc.) Active logic handle just Data plane traffic. All the control plane traffic and integration (ex. Gy, Gx) is moved to Maestro in Sandvine ANI architecture

Gy, PCRF (Gx), QM , Sd, Sy, Record Generator (Rf) and Rx (IMS) functionalities of PTS, SDE moved to Maestro. All Control plane functionalities to be controlled by Maestro explicitly

SPB (postgres) v/s IDS (Vertica database)
IDS provides ODBC connector for external integration

Visualization and Reporting platform

Real time traffic view and Ruleset configuration

License and ANI nodes System Configuration Manager

We are experts in Sandvine’s execution

Our objective is to understand your company

and help you meet your precise needs.

Sandvine & BCTINetworks become more efficientRationalize disparate data sourcesEnable service differentationIncrease profit margins

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Our BCTI engineers have the hands-on product and all  platform knowledge.  They will help your company understand, optimize and leverage from the wide library of solutions and use cases.

Our objective is to  understand your company and help you meet your precise needs. To do so, we can custom projects to fit your requirements.

AUTOMATION
  • Operators benefit from the power of machine learning, reduces the need for manual intervention, translating into a more efficiently run network, and direct resource and cost savings
ANALYTICS
NETWORK OPTIMIZATION
REVENUE GENERATION
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Automation

Benefit from the power of machine learning and reduce the need of manual intervention

Intent-Based Congestion Management:

Manage congestion based on network QoE targets for applications.

Automated Mobile Congestion Management:

Dynamically manage mobile QoE during congestion.

Automated Home and Access Network Diagnostics:

Proactively diagnose and troubleshoot home and access issues

Automated Churn Prediction and Prevention:

Mitigate potential customer churn with proactive detection.

Analytics

Stop guessing and start taking decisions with Network Intelligence!

Network Performance Monitoring and Analysis.- Monitors the metrics that makes the difference to determine if user expectations are met. Increase your customer satisfaction!

With Network Performance Monitoring and Analysis you can improve QoE, create competitive differentiation, potentially gain market share, reduce churn, and increase  profitability.

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 Analyze and detect new trends!

Today’s Operator challenge:  deliver the best possible customer experience. Personalize services and Improve customer engagement. This is accomplished understanding the user network behavior (e.g., web browsing habits, video interests, application popularity, etc.).

Poor service quality, whether real or perceived, is enough for customer to take any action, from calling support line, to consider a new network operator.

  • Service Planning: granular user data structured to answer service planning questions, including precise application usage/quality.
  • Service Quality Trends: individual users and segmented user groups’ historical QoE key performance indicators.
  • Service Quality Troubleshooting: an optional, real-time customer experience view used by customer care teams to identify and resolve quality issues, usage overages, and billing disputes.

With Subscriber Service Analysis operators gain valuable customer-centric insights

that are tied to the performance of the network’s most critical and popular services.  They can achieve mass personalization, unlocking monetization opportunities and improving customer retention.

Network operators have to plan and expand capacity. But the solution is more complex than simply fattening pipelines; today’s networks are a mix of traditional network elements, caches, and content delivery networks, making it difficult (and expensive) for operators to adapt existing infrastructure.

To make informed decisions about capacity planning and network engineering, today’s network operators need the deepest possible insight into usage trends.

  • Unmatched visibility into network traffic and trends.
  • Advanced QoE metrics, with granular application visibility, user visibility, and network topology/hierarchy awareness.
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Capacity Planning Analysis also provides more visibility into how subscribers are using the network, allowing operators to plan their network strategy for both short- and long-term needs.

Encryption is the second biggest challenge for operators when it comes to video. Thanks to encryption, operators are losing visibility on the once informative video metadata.

Video quality of experience is closely correlated to overall customer satisfaction, operators need true insight into how all types of video is performing on their network.

  • Detects and analyzes video streams,
  • Monitors the network’s capacity to deliver an ever-increasing amount of video
  • Understands end user video quality perception.
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With VideoQoE Analysis you can get benefit from visibility into: encrypted video QoE, the root causes of poor QoE, CDN/cache efficacy, and the impact poor video QoE has on churn rates.

With this solution data operators are empowered to make quick and accurate decisions and better understand their VoIP and VoLTE delivery to subscribers.

  • Understand call quality experience across the network.
  • Complements traditional operational metrics by highlighting individual VoIP application performance
  • Provides network operators granular data to monitor voice QoE
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Operators can diagnose and troubleshoot poor voice quality and identify the root cause faster and with greater context.

Nowadays it is a big challenge for operators to protect the network from malicious and organized cyber criminals.

  • Cyber Threat Analysis : Quantifies malicious traffic and the impact to network capacity.
  • Gives an in-depth look at the security threats on the network, answering key questions related to:
    • geolocation-based origin
    • threat types
    • potential users and devices involved
    • number of established and unestablished connections
    • volume/bandwidth impact
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Identifying infections earlier, operators can proactively intervene before major problems appear; for instance, by contacting users with infected devices and assisting them with a remediation process.

NETWORK OPTIMIZATION

Sandvine has a mechanism to recognize congestion and trigger the appropriate policy that only impacts the exact part of the network or traffic. Enables network operators to balance the traffic and distribute network capacity fairly between users to ensure maximum delivered QoE. Operators can achieve balance between two competing factors – reduced CAPEX/OPEX and good QoE.

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Video Streaming Management

Sandvine enforces intelligent rate limits on a per-stream basis,
ensuring fairness and reducing the average bitrate per stream without compromising quality.

By managing video streaming traffic, network operators can ensure:

Consistent delivery of high-quality video

Protect other services from disruptive video traffic spikes

Extend the useful life of network infrastructure

Improve ROI and deferring investment

Heavy user management

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This typically small segment of users can account for a disproportionate amount of network bandwidth, essentially taking more than their fair share.

Network operators can ensure shared network resources remain available for all users by:

1.- measuring usage over a defined period (e.g., by day, by week, by month, by rolling window)

2.- linking management policies to different factors (e.g., time of day, risk of congestion, number of users on a resource).

Wholesale and Peering Link Management

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By carefully managing traffic on wholesale and peering links, network operators can precisely control costs and even improve the QoE for all network users.

This use case gives operators the necessary visibility (for example, a view of where traffic is flowing and of the performance of links) to smooth traffic for better QoE and cost control.

Carrier Grade NetworkAddress Translation (CGNAT)

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Mitigate IPv4 address exhaustion while maintaining network visibility. An intelligence-based solution, bringing subscriber awareness for end-to-end service visibility and delivering comprehensive analytics, reporting, and user logging capabilities that can be updated with both the internal address and the external representation.

Traffic Steering/Diversion

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Redirects highly specific application, protocol, and subscriber traffic with great precision, ensuring only the desired flows are diverted to the network service node.

This solution allows operators to:

  • Reduce the number of inline elements, streamlining operations and providing higher availability at a lower cost.
  • Support network actions that require granular intelligence such as user-based opt-in video optimization.

REVENUE GENERATION

Usage-Based Services

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Zero-Rating and Application-Based Plans

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Parental Control

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Video and Television Fraud Management

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Interconnect Bypass Fraud & Data Fraud Management

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Data Revenue Leakage Monitoring

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REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Regulatory Quality Monitoring

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Regulatory Data Retention

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Regulatory Traffic Management

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Regulatory VoIP Management

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Regulatory Data Insights

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Regulatory Cyber Threat Analysis

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