Service Activation Center

Reduce the time-to-market for new revenue opportunities with the automated activation and provisioning of broadband services over any access using Incognito's cloud-native platform.

Cut time and cost for orchestrating and activating services with Incognito's modular, productized, cloud-ready software platform. This multi-network solution can be deployed and operational in weeks, automating service activation and provisioning processes across multiple access domains, including fiber, mobile, Metro Ethernet, and cable.

With SAC's catalog-driven service order management, 'no code' configuration for service fulfillment processes, and centralized, network-agnostic approach for service delivery, service providers can facilitate service rollout to monetize services quickly, reduce IT costs, and improve the subscriber experience across B2C, B2B, and B2B2X markets.

Platform Overview

Incognito Service Activation Center is a productized cloud-ready platform that automates intent-based service provisioning and activation, and streamlines back-end processes to reduce OPEX. The platform's TM Forum Open Digital Architecture approach makes deployment simple, helping operators monetize their services sooner.

  • Incognito's platform provides catalog-driven service fulfillment and a unified record of all devices, subscribers, and services.
  • Configurable business rules editor speeds B/OSS and network integration with no-code approach to slash IT costs.
  • Catalog-driven service order management allows operators to design, implement, and process service orders.
  • Single-click service activation and order fulfillment enable the fast, hassle-free rollout of new services.
  • Automated service activation and fulfillment provides error-free processes to increase fulfillment success rates, reduce operational costs, and improve the digital experience of subscribers.
  • Supports containerization to simplify deployment and maximize the use of cloud technologies. Incognito's solution is Red Hat OpenShift Container certified and is available in the Red Hat Container Catalog.
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Additional Resources

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Features and Benefits

Accelerate the rollout of new services across any network access technology and onboarding of customers.

  • Reduce the burden on back-office system managers, IT, customer care, and network operations with one-click service activation and order fulfillment.
  • Supports service activation across access network technologies such as FTTx, HFC, 4G/5G fixed wireless access (FWA), IoT, and 5G network slicing.
  • Automate multi-service activation across all networks and devices with configurable business logic via no-code approach.

Gain end-to-end visibility of the provisioning process to track the real-time status of services.

  • With integration into Incognito's DX and BCC products, the provisioning status dashboard provides valuable insights into the provisioning timeline.
  • Understand when a service is successfully provisioned or pinpoint any issues or delays.
  • Augment field technician apps/portals to allow them to identify when a service is provisioned to speed up and successfully complete installations.

Increase ARPU with multiple service options.

  • Activate new service tiers, usage-based pricing and packaging models, free trial and reduced-price incentives, prepaid and postpaid billing models, and targeted value-added applications.

Maximize OSS investments with cloud economics

  • Reduce IT costs via simplified maintenance, featuring container and Kafka message bus support. Geo-redundant deployment with the infrastructure to support CI/CD operations.
  • Detailed dashboards for provisioning KPI statistics to provide centralized business and operational intelligence.

Benefit from neutral networks and wholesale B2B services support.

  • Manage large-scale wholesale services with Service Activation Center.
  • Separate B2B customers and network resources and provide self-service portals to ISP customers by restricting access to client information on a per-tenant basis based on specific privileges.

Incognito’s cloud-native solution, with container deployment support using Kubernetes, is Red Hat OpenShift Container certified.

  • Maximize the use of cloud technologies to reduce costs, simplify deployments, and future-proof operations to support next-generation technologies.
  • High-availability application performance and uptime, with geo-redundant deployments, for increased reliability and fault tolerance.
  • Lay the foundation for CI/CD operations (continuous integration/continuous deployment).

Optimize billing system and charging with flexible models.

  • Decrease time-to-market with the ability to create new configurable subscriber service offerings easily.
  • Simplify activation of prepaid services with support for a wide range of prepaid billing models, such as scheduled, time-based, and volume-based, covering any service type and providing CSRs access to usage history.

Ensure interoperability and compliance with industry standards, including:

  • TM Forum certified TMF641 Service Order Management API provides a standardized way to create, modify, and delete services.
  • Industry-aligned RFS-CFS catalog-driven workflow engine.
  • Camunda: Open source-based business process flow management.
  • Network adapters: Support all Tier 1 vendor EMSs and OLTs.
  • Proven integration with TV, video, voice, and internet platforms.
  • Endorsement of TM Forum's ODA as a signatory to Open API and Open Digital Architecture manifesto.

Service Provisioning Dashboard

Track the progress of services delivered and business data.

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Platform Performance Dashboard

Real-time insights and comprehensive analytics to ensure reliability.

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Key Capabilities

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Service Catalog

Embedded service catalog provides service definitions used in the catalog-driven service activation processes. Complimentary to existing product catalogs, the platform offers a generic approach to service definition and enables operators to define plans easily and activate any service across any technology.

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Subscriber and Service Inventory

System of record for all services activated, service lifecycle, status, and complete end-to-end hierarchy: CSP (B2B provider) > accounts > subscribers > services > CPEs.

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Business Process Management

Fully configurable business processes use Camunda Workflow and Decision Automation Platform, enabling service order management, and also include status, logging, and progress visualizations. Support closed-loop operations with service diagnostics, and alarm/fault correlation.

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Business Rules Editor

'No-code' approach to configuring and abstracting service fulfillment processes for any network technology speeds complex IP B2C and B2B products to market by simplifying B/OSS and access network integrations, now with NETCONF/RESTCONF support.

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Resource Management

Pre-integration to Incognito's Digital Experience solution, Address Commander (IPAM), and Broadband Command Center (DHCP), enabling zero-touch activation of FTTx, cable, and FWA.

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Open APIs and Adapters

Extensive library of proven ready-to-use adapters and northbound open APIs, including certified TMF 641 API, for integration to third-party systems. Proven integration pedigree with leading network and back-office system components.

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