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Intelligent Optimization

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Aexio Fast Facts
Founded in 2005
A leading independent cellular software and solutions
specializing in Network Configuration Management and
consistency.
Aexio helps clients manage the Quality of Service of their
complex cellular networks.
Aexio's network optimization solutions have been
successfully used by major mobile network operators
around the world

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Sample Customers (Mobile Network Operators)

Software products that support the major mobile equipment vendors

Technology Partner Technology Support

CDMA

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NETWORK PARAMETER MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
(AUTOMATED CONSISTENCY CHECKS & CHANGE MANAGEMENT)

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Normal Multi-Vendor Scenario

Current practice
Manual post-processing of network data
Engineers perform individual vendor
consistency checks

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Aexio XEDA Solution

Cell Planning Tool


Site Configuration Data

Advance network view &


analysis capability XEDA collects multi-vendor switch
through Aexio XEUS dumps & data from different nodes ,
& automatically parses & performs
consistency checks.

Common web interface


for RF engineers to view
updated network
information

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Aexio Xeda Key Benefits
Automated Centralized Network Configuration
management across multi-vendor & technology
network Reduce operational time and resource
Consistent Network Configuration across whole
network Improve network performance
Controlled Network Configuration Change
Management Avoid mistakes and possible
performance degradation
Comprehensive Smart Client Aexio Xeus Improve
network optimization efficiency

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XEDA Feature Summary
Automated Multi-vendor & technology parsing
Automation Multi-Network Node support (RNC, BSC, MSC, SGSN, NodeB)
Interface with Cell-Planning Tool (Aircom Asset)

Interactive Dashboard, Network Summary, Tree & Table


Visualization Google Earth Interface
Smart-client with Xeus
Rule-based Consistency Check
Consistency Default Parameter Check
Management User-defined Consistency Check
Comparison between live and planned (Cell Planning)
Parameter Change History
Change Closed- loop Change Request
Management Guard Parameter
Auto-generated MML for inconsistency
Automated Node Report
Reporting Parameter Change History Report
Cell file export
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Automation

Cell Planning Tool


Site Configuration Data

Scheduled FTP
Parsing
Consistency Check
Report generation

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Automation Interface with Cell Planning Tool

Aircom Asset Cell


Import Planned Configuration from Cell Planning Tool

Planning Tool
Produce planned vs. live comparison report
Generate Change Request to update live
network (coming release)
Updated Cell Planning tool with live
configuration

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Parsing various types of dump files
XEDA supports various types of files to be parsed according to vendor,
technology and version:
Vendor Node Type Version/Release
Ericsson BSC R10, R11, R12, 6A, 6B, 7A,
7B, 8A
Ericsson RNC & NodeB P5, P6 & P7
Ericsson MSC R10, R11, R12, R13
Huawei BSC BSC6000
Huawei RNC BSC6800, BSC6810
Huawei NodeB BTS3800
Huawei SGSN SGSN9810
NSN/Nokia BSC S12, S13
NSN/Nokia RNC RAS5
Siemens BSC BR7, BR9
Siemens RNC A50016-G5000
Siemens MSC D900
Siemens SGSN GR50
Motorola BSC GSR8
ZTE* RNC V3
Alcatel Lucent* BSC 9130 BSC
Alcatel Lucent* RNC 9370 RNC 1500
Aircom Asset Cell Planning Tool

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Dashboard Quick Links
1. Google Earth link
2. Network Summary page
link.
3. ConCheck report link

Top 10 Nodes

Automated Task Status

7 days trending
inconsistencies

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Visualization Network Summary
Network Node Summary for whole network

Summary of
inconsistencies
with severity

Vendor Summary Network Node and Parameter


Technology and Change Report within each Node can be
Node type downloaded easily
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Show Parameter
History for
selected node
Search Cell

Network Tree for


all nodes

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Visualization Network Table View

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Integration

1. Direct Access to XEDA

2. Live Feed from XEDA

3. Auto Update Site Data

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Visualization Smart Client with Xeus
RF Engineer can analyze the network using Xeus
Smart Client

MapInfo
Network
Table

Live-feed Network
Parameter from Xeda

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Visualization XeusChannel & Code Analysis

Display Channel
Utilization

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Visualization XeusNetwork Statistics Visualization

User-defined
Delta Plot Statistics Plot
between
dates

Customizable
Cell KPI Trend
Chart
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Visualization XeusGoogle Earth Integration

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Visualization XeusDrive Test Analysis (PRO Edition)

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Consistency
Management
Rule based Consistency Check
Automated Consistency Check across multi-vendor
and technology
> 80 Built In Consistency Check Rules
Allow user-defined rule creation
Excel based Consistency Report
Provide suggestion for correction
Produce Change Request with MML to rectify
inconsistencies

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Consistency
Management
Consistency Check Rules

> 80 Built in Consistency Check rules


Inter-vendor and inter-RAT relation rules
Identify External Utran Cell that has different scrambling code and
UARFCNDL from the actual internal cell
Identify External GSM Cell that has different BCCH or BSIC value from
the actual Internal cell
Identify single Intra-BSC/RNC Cell Relation
Vendor specific rules
Identify GSM Cell that have two or more Neighbours with same BCCH
and BSIC pair
Missing MBCCHNO (Ericsson)
MSC rules
Identify External GSM cell of neighboring MSC that is not defined as
Outer Cell of the serving MSC.
B-Number Analysis (Ericsson)
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Consistency
Management
User-defined Rules
User can define additional or customize rules in the
consistency check rules editor.

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Consistency
Management
Default Parameter Check
Xeda can check each parameter against user-defined
value (Single, List or Range)

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Consistency
Management
Live vs. Planned Comparison
Xeda can compare live network parameter values
against planned values from Cell-Planning tool

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Change
Management
Parameter Change History
Xeda tracks all parameter values changes
Xeda tracks all new or deleted Managed-Object e.g.
new neighbor

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Change
Management
Closed Loop Change Request
1. RF engineer issues change 4. XEDA verifies the changes
request through XEDA with the Change Request history

RF Engineer

5. XEDA notifies
user if changes are
implemented
2. XEDA sends the
request to
Operations 3. Commit Changes
6. XEDA sends an
alert if changes are
not authorized.
Operations Engineer

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Change
Management
Change Request Status

Benefits:
1. Transparency in change management process for inter-departmental co-operation
2. Ability to track progress status & prioritize to ensure control of change process
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Change
Management
Guard Parameter
1. Guard BCCH for BSC1

RF Engineer

4. XEDA sends an alert to user 3. XEDA detects


unauthorized changes.

Benefits:
- Ensures no inadvertent changes are made
- Flexibility to update into Master database 2. Change BCCH of Cell1
in BSC1 from 100 102
- User driven change management control
Someone

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Change
Management
Guard Parameter Alert

User can either Accept


Or Revert by creating a
new Change Request

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Change Automated Consistency Check Change
Management
Request & MML

Automatically generate MML scripts to fix detected


parameter inconsistencies and integrate it with the
change request.

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Reporting Available Reports/Exports

Dynamic ReportsWeb based reporting. Support


user-definable report
Network Node ReportOn Demand Network Node
Report
Parameter History ReportChange Report for
selected node and time range
Cell FilesCell Files export for TEMS or Nemo
Asset XML ExportAsset XML creation from live
data

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Reporting Dynamic Report
Web-based reporting
Allows user-defined report

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Complete Network Configuration
Change with MML Scripting Support
XEDA 6.0

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Xeda Data Stores
Xeda store network configuration data in following
databases
Live Databasecontains mirror configuration from the live
network. It has all MO & parameters that is viewable in
Xeda
Master Database contains editable MO & parameter in
Xeda. User activity such as change request will first update
the master database .
Site Databasecontains the physical site configuration
which usually from RF Planning Tool

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Inbound Live Network Configuration to Xeda
Network Node
Report

History Report

Site Db
Live Consistency
Check

Live Db Master Db
Vendor OMC/Switch
Default
1. Automatic FTP and Parameter Check
parse the network
2. Comparison between
dump file form live
Live and Master Db.
network into Live Db
Update the Master Db
based on user-defined rules

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Outbound Network Configuration Change
from Xeda Planned Config
Import from RF
Planning Tool

Change Parameter
& Neighbor
Site Db
Rehoming

Master Db New Site


Live Db
Vendor OMC/Switch Consistency
Roll-back from
Check
saved config
4. MML Scripts are 2. Consistency
FTP to OSS/OMC 3. Comparison between
Check will rectify 1. User perform
for auto-execution Live and Master
issue in Master activities that
Database. Create MML
Database after user- update the Master
to update Live Network
activities Database
on the differences

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Benefits
Inconsistencies are rectified prior updating live
network No Inconsistencies in network.
MML Scripting support with auto-execution at
vendor OMC No Human Error in script creation

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Interface with Cell Planning Tool

Site Db

Live Db Master Db
Asset Aircom Cell
Planning Tool

Import Planned Configuration from Cell Planning Tool


Update physical configuration in Site Db
Update network configuration in the Master Db
Export live network configuration to update Cell Planning tool

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Sample Customer Use Case
Who: Mobile operator in Malaysia and a Telenor subsidiary
What: First installed on Jan 2006

Use Cases Customer Benefit


Automated parsing and reporting with remote No administration which reduces maintenance
access support cost
Daily multi-vendor consistency check Consistent Network parameter across network
Customized integration with CRM Ability to track change request

New site and re-homing check Ensure correct parameter site roll-out and
rehome

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