C Spire™ Selects Centina Systems for Strategic Service Assurance
Comprehensive solution will monitor all network services for business and residential customers
PLANO, TEXAS – JANUARY 12, 2015 – Centina Systems, a leading provider in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide, announced today that C Spire™ will deploy its NetOmnia™ suite of solutions for service assurance. This will include real-time end-to-end network visibility for improved troubleshooting and problem resolution.
C Spire is a full service provider of Internet, telecommunications, and network services. The company offers Triple Play services to residential customers along with a suite of fixed and wireless services to businesses and backhaul network services to wireless carriers in the southeastern U.S. C Spire, which also operates the nation’s largest privately held wireless network, will implement Centina’s NetOmnia out-of-the-box, all-in-one solution for Fault and Performance Management, Ethernet Assurance and SLA Manager to monitor the company’s entire infrastructure, including Ethernet, optical, core, access networks for business, and FTTH for residential offerings.
C Spire maintains over 4,500 route miles of fiber optic cable infrastructure throughout Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida (states in which it is certified as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier), which includes 43 DWDM Spans, 95 OC-48 SONET Rings, 18 OC-192 SONET Rings, two regional MPLS networks and five Ethernet backbone rings, all of which will be monitored by NetOmnia.
“It’s critical to drive as much productivity and cost efficiency as possible into our service assurance processes, particularly as our business and industry continues to grow and diversify,” said Gregg Logan, CTO for C Spire. “After an extensive evaluation of solutions available in the market, we determined that Centina’s NetOmnia provides the enhanced value we need through its analytics and next-generation network performance visualization.”
With NetOmnia, C Spire can now improve its operational and business performance through an end-to-end unified view of the network and real-time SLA monitoring. NetOmnia’s advanced analytics and capacity planning reporting will enable C Spire Fiber to improve network performance and customer experience.
“C Spire has a stellar reputation for driving technical innovation and achieving superior customer satisfaction,” said Anand Gonuguntla, Co-founder and CEO of Centina Systems. “Centina is excited to partner with C Spire to apply strategic assurance solutions that combine network optimization with predictive and proactive analytics.”
Learn more about how Centina Systems NetOmnia™ solution is redefining network performance management at www.centinasystems.com.
About Centina Systems
Centina Systems is the global leader in innovative network performance and strategic service assurance solutions. The company focuses on helping operators and enterprises worldwide support both established and emerging services and business models, through unparalleled end-to-end visibility into the operational performance of their infrastructure.
Centina’s NetOmnia™ family of assurance and management solutions have redefined the market approach to assurance, incorporating features like enhanced SLA management, real-time, visual data analytics, customizable reports and dashboards for dynamic network views, and an integrated, plug-and-play architecture that provides actionable intelligence across hundreds of device-types and multiple types of networks. For more information, visit www.centinasystems.com.
About C Spire™
Cellular South, Inc. and its affiliates provide products and services under the C Spire™ brand. For more information, visit cspire.com.