Core Network Management Briefing

1 hour
As the capabilities of core networks increase, simplified management solutions that unlock their potential become more and more important. Convergence of optical and routing network functions ups the ante even further -- requiring management tools that help streamline new organizational processes. WWT can leverage its heavy investment in core networking technologies to help guide you through the ever-changing landscape of core network management.


In this briefing, WWT subject-matter experts will demonstrate and discuss with you the capabilities of various core network management solutions. This will be a mix of architectural white-boarding and hands-on demonstration of the solutions running in the Advanced Technology Center.


  • General challenges of managing core networks
  • Optical-specific management considerations
  • Routing-specific management considerations
  • Description of OEM solutions that matter to you, including any of the following:
    • Cisco Crosswork Network Controller (CNC)
    • Cisco Evolved Programmable Network Manager (EPNM)
    • Cisco Transport Controller (CTC)
    • Infinera Transcend Network Management System (TNMS)
    • Juniper Networks Paragon Pathfinder (formerly Northstar) Controller
    • Juniper Networks Paragon Suite
    • Nokia Network Functions Manager for Packet (NFM-P)
    • Nokia Network Functions Manager for Transport (NFM-T)
    • Nokia Network Services Platform (NSP)
  • Planning and design considerations for implementing a new core network management solution
  • Operational considerations for long-term health of your core network
  • Discussion of the future of core network management

What is a Briefing? 

A scheduled event with a WWT Subject Matter Expert – typically via a live Webex – where we present an overview of specific topics, technologies, capabilities or market trends. Attendees are allotted time for Q&A to pose questions specific to your organization. Delivered free of charge.

Who should attend:  

CXO suite, directors, architects, engineers, network services personnel