Vodafone is on a journey to transform its network management by using data insights to automate as much as possible. Its partnership with Nokia and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a key part of this strategy, and has enabled Vodafone to rapidly operationalise use cases such as anomaly detection for efficient operations.
This case study provides:
- an explanation of the key challenges that Vodafone faced with respect to its data management strategy and use case development
- a brief overview of Vodafone’s partnership with Nokia and Google Cloud Platform
- a discussion of the solution architecture and an explanation of the anomaly detection use case
About the Author
Research Director - Research
Anil is the lead analyst on network and service automation research that includes the Network Automation and Orchestration, Automated Assurance and Service Design and Orchestration research programmes, covering a broad range of topics on the existing and new-age operational systems that will power operators’ digital transformations. His main areas of focus include service creation, provisioning and service operations in NFV/SDN-based networks, 5G, IoT and edge clouds; the use of analytics, ML and AI to increase operations efficiency and agility; and the broader imperatives around operations automation and zero touch networks. In addition to producing both quantitative and qualitative research for both programmes, Anil also works with clients on a range of consulting engagements such as strategy assessment and advisory, market sizing, competitive analysis and market positioning, and marketing support through thought leadership collateral. Anil is also a frequent speaker and chair at industry events, and holds a BEng in Computer Science from the University of Mysore and an MBA from Lancaster University Management School, UK.