A telecommunication providers’ guide to changing inventory management solutions without impacting business.
The Inventory Management System is a central part of an operator’s management infrastructure. It is used throughout the organization and has interfaces to many other data bases, OSS/BSS or NMS/EMS. Migrating to a new inventory management system is a big, often difficult undertaking. It does not have to be a source of hardship, however. A smooth, zero-downtime data migration and efficient go-live of a new solution is achievable. This white paper details how to change inventory management solutions in such a way that prevents disruption and keeps all processes that rely on inventory data operational.