AdvOSS Service Management Platform RADIUS Server --> Key Modules contd Service Control Application (Service Profile management) Concurrency Control Application Credit Control Application Policy based Request Routing Policy based Access Control (Hunt Groups) Dynamic IP address allocation SNMP support
RADIUS AAA Server --> Supported: Protocols/Standards Basic Authentication 0 PIN based 0 CLI/ANI based 0 Username/Password based 0 HTTP digest/SIP Authentication 0 IP based Advanced Authentication 0 - EAP Authentication 0 EAP-TLS 0 EAP-TTLS with MS-CHAP, PAP, MS CHAP v2 0 EAP- LEAP 0 EAP-GTC 0 EAP- MD5 0 EAP-SIM 0 IMS AKA 0 A12 (CDMA)
AdvOSS Service Management Platform DIAMETER AAA Server
AdvOSS Service Management Platform DIAMETER Server Applications Authentication MD-5 Digest with DIAMETER SIP application (RFC 4740) IMS-AKA EAP Authentication DCCA (DIAMETER Credit Control App) Sh / Sp Application HSS Cx/Dx Application Ro / Gy Online Charging Rx Sy Between PCRF and OCS
AdvOSS Service Management Platform DIAMETER Server Applications 0 Carrier Grade, High Performance & Scalable Server that provides Authentication, Authorization, Accounting and Policy lookup services over DIAMETER Protocol. It can be used by any telecom or other service provider to obtain a real-time interface to policy control, Subscriber Management, Billing and OSS systems. Sp ApplicationGy AppGx / Gxa Reference Point Ud App DIAMETER Accounting Application
AdvOSS Service Management Platform AAA Server --> AAA Applications AAA Applications: Each AAA request is handled by a respective AAA Application that interfaces with different functions in core network over multiple interfaces.
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Application Workflow Layer 0 All AAA and Service Management Applications implemented as Workflows 0 Simple but powerful scripting language for creating arbitrary real-time workflows 0 Used for implementing complex service logic and customer specific AAA policy variations while performing Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Mechanisms available to Workflow Layer 0 Change of Authorization (CoA) 0 Session Disconnection 0 API Pipelining 0 Policy Server Lookup 0 HSS lookup 0 Provisioning Network Elements 0 Accessing Web-Services 0 Accessing Databases
AdvOSS Service Management Platform common use cases enabled by workflow layer 0 Redirections, Account Top-ups and Bill Day Alerts 0 Gating 0 Asking different network elements through their exposed APIs if the flow should continue or not 0 Bandwidth throttling and real-time bandwidth Management 0 Disconnecting AAA sessions 0 Changing service profiles for subscribers by retrieving them from HSS on subscriber status change 0 Service Assurance 0 Continuing Service in the face of network connectivity and other problems
Authentication Use cases 0 Automatic Authentication (MAC based) 0 Managing the policy of the basis of Authentication 0 Multiple successive Authentications from different network elements 0 Providing device Exclusivity 0 Control of Mobility 0 Identity Theft Protection 0 Account Sharing Prevention and Allowance 0 Load Sharing among VLANs 0 Lawful Intercept 0 CPE Sharing
Authorization Use Cases 0 Service Request Authorization 0 Re-Authorization and Quota Reservation 0 Concurrency Authorization 0 Capability Authorization for multiple services 0 Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE)Authorization 0 Interconnect or terminating side capacity control
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Policy Server 0 AdvOSS Policy Server AdvOSS Policy Server
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Policy Server --> Key Modules 0 Policy server provides the core rule based engine and request zoning modules that combine with HSS and AAA applications to provide a powerful policy framework that is fully compliant with the PCRF framework defined by 3GPP for policy and charging control.
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Policy Server – Business Use cases Some important use cases are highlighted below Access Aware Policy Restrictions : based on Type of access (HFC, Wi-Max, Wi-Fi) Speed and QoS control based on periodically consumed data volume limits Fair Usage based Bandwidth ThrottlingNight unlimited and other time of day based plansPay As You Go modelsBandwidth on Demand: Subscriber initiated Turbo Boost
AdvOSS Service Management Platform HSS (Home Subscriber Server)
AdvOSS Service Management Platform HSS use cases 0 Subscriptions 0 Buckets, counters and Add-Ons 0 Monetization of Multiple Services and Counters 0 Promotions, Loyalty Programs and Bonuses 0 Service Profile Management for Multiple Network Elements 0 Service Personalization 0 Service Profiles Conflict Resolution
AdvOSS Service Management Platform HSS Use Cases
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Alerting Application 0 Bill Day Alerts 0 Bill Shock Alerts 0 Grace period Alerts
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Captive Portal Redirection of the users to a Web based Portal Captive Portal when a user is hot- lined and for sub self care, Account Recharge and monitoring.
AdvOSS Service Management Platform Example Policy-driven Use Cases for AAA 0 Authentication based on arbitrary AAA Attributes as per business requirements 0 Authentication bypass and Automatic learning 0 Handling malformed packets and missing attributes in AAA packets 0 Handling missing AAA packets for a Session 0 Handling multiple concurrent AAA sessions for same subscriber identity 0 Service Assurance mode and scenarios 0 Revenue Assurance scenarios
Service Management Platform Products Roadmap G Gx: Between PCRF and PCEF (residing on PDN- GW) Gxa: Between PCRF and Access BBERF (Bearer Binding and Event reporting function) Gxc: Between PCRF and Serving BBERF Gy: Between PDN-GW and OCS (Online charging Function) Gz: (Between PDN-GW and OFCS (Offline Charging System) SS9: Between Home-PCRF and visited PCRF RRx: Between AF and PCRF Q3 2012: support for LTE Main Goal is to make products PCC Framework compliance which will automatically make AdvOSS Service Management Products LTE Compliant (Expected to be completed Q3 2012). AdvOSS is in process of implementing the following interfaces.
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