B4N Orchestrator is the central point of management & orchestration of B4N Service Platform. It provides the centralized orchestration of both the SDN and NFV environments – VIMs, Remote Nodes, SDN Controllers, VNF Managers and VNF Catalog. Cooperation of all this elements allows to build and manage comprehensive network services throuth distributed Cloud infrastructure.
The product provides complete service lifecycle management of VNFs and their related components to allow scaling of these applications across multiple Data Centers, if needed, to deliver high-volume distributed services.
B4N Orchestrator contains service monitoring and reporting components which can be integrated with traditional OSS or NMS. The product communicates with traditional CSP operational support and billing support systems (OSS/BSS) via APIs developed using REST, NETCONF or Java. It can also interface with SNMP- or CLI-based network management systems.
Built-in policy management includes tenant management for accessing to isolated resource pools and operation management for system administration and technical support issues. Among the management functions, there is the self-care portal that enables Customers to manage their own services in a friendly manner. Portal can be used as the separate operational tool or as a part of centralized WEB-based CSP’s self-service solution.