Infosys Network Function Automation is an automation framework with inbuilt intelligence for seamless Virtual Network Function (VNF) onboarding and lifecycle management.
With the emergence of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), the existing process and systems (OSS/BSS) require a radical transformation. The existing plan and build processes have to be executed at an accelerated pace in order to benefit from SDN and NFV. Infosys Network Function Automation enables Communication Service Providers (CSP’s) to provide a standard-based approach that automates the VNF onboarding process and minimizes its complexity.
Infosys Network Function Automation (INFA) – Features
VNF Validation & Qualification
LCM for VNF On boarding
Integration Support Security & Access
Can be easily modified, configured and upgraded for the organization specific processes and systems such as portals, CI/CD pipelines, automation frameworks etc.
Enforces industry best practices and standard with respect VNFs on boarding (e.g. TOSCA, VNF packaging etc.)
REST based Northbound APIs, Micro-services architecture provide easy and fast integration with given Eco-System of CSP
Works for multiple tenants and environment. Capable of managing respective workloads across tenants.
Enable CSPs to have predictable & faster Time-to-Market for VNF On boarding
Single Pane of glass to provide next generation digital experience
Supports growing business to exceptional levels of scalability
Automated & Configurable
Well-defined automated and configurable workflows prevents any human error or process failure and improve operational efficiency
Enhances Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) through a unified interface, unified reporting, and unified SLA management
VNF Vendor agnostic and provides capability to On-board both Enterprise and Carrier-grade VNF
Infosys provides a standard-based approach that automated the onboarding process and minimizes its complexity
Infosys leverages automation to eliminate multiple handovers between teams and applications
Infosys provides a plugin-based solution architecture that can be used across different implementations of NFVO, VIM, and CI/CD
Infosys provides customized workflows that align to specific VNF onboarding process workflows
Infosys provides automated VNF onboarding and certification while integrating various systems