Fault Management is an integral component of the O-RAN Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) framework, empowering network operators with sophisticated tools to detect, diagnose, and rectify network faults in RAN networks. O-RAN SMO's fault management suite is a critical enabler of network resilience and efficiency and is increasing in importance for network operators as they virtualize the RAN and adopt O-RAN standards.
With an emphasis on the O-RAN Alliance's open and standardized interfaces, fault management functions assure interoperability across diverse vendor equipment, which is vital for the integrity and consistency of O-RAN networks. O-RAN SMO enhances fault management through automation, which expedites the detection and diagnosis process, thereby diminishing network outages and optimizing operational expenditures. This level of automation in fault management workflows is a game-changer for network operators, fostering enhanced network availability.
Furthermore, fault management functions within the O-RAN SMO are vital for the reliability, availability, and security of O-RAN networks. It extends its capabilities to include root cause analysis and resolution, allowing network operators to delve into the origins of network issues and implement preventative measures. This provides a robust foundation for operators to swiftly manage and resolve network faults, ensuring an optimized network experience, and is crucial for the advancement and stability of O-RAN networks.
Aarna Networks offers the number one open source and vendor neutral O-RAN SMO as part of Aarna Networks Multi Cluster Orchestration Platform (AMCOP).
We encourage you to discover the full capabilities of O-RAN SMO's fault management and how it can transform your network operations. Learn more about O-RAN SMO and contact us for a free consultation.