Contributed by David Flesh, Sr Manager, Product Marketing, Cisco Network Management Technology Group
Cisco Live has a great turn-out this year with thousands of customers meeting in Las Vegas to share information on networking and learn about the latest and greatest from Cisco and Cisco partners. Within the service provider management applications group we have several exciting announcements around Cisco Prime™. The first is the availability of Cisco Prime Optical, the third release in the Cisco Prime for Service Providers portfolio (Cisco Prime Fulfillment and Cisco Prime Performance Manager are already available).
Cisco Prime Optical is a carrier-class, multitechnology management system that integrates the end-to-end management of traditional transport networks and new carrier packet transport networks. It can help maintain the integrity of existing services, plus deliver interactive, content-based services and high-bandwidth applications.
Cisco Prime Optical is Cisco’s go-forward solution for service providers and other organizations that require carrier-grade capabilities for managing optical transport networks. Cisco Prime Optical is the evolution of Cisco Transport Manager and includes all of the powerful capabilities of that offering combined with significant enhancements.
Cisco Prime Optical manages the entire Cisco optical portfolio, including:
- Metro Core
- Metro dense wavelength division multiplexing
- Metro edge and access products
- New Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) System products
If you are at Cisco Live come by and see Cisco Prime for Service Providers at booth #1183 in the World of Solutions.