VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance consists of multiple components and their functions.

Components Description
Domain Manager Components Following components are used in VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance:
  • SAM: The Service Assurance Manager (SAM) solution automatically correlates topology and event data from multiple managed domains to diagnose root-cause problems.
  • IP: The IP networks are composed of thousands of interconnected devices. Any outage can cause alarms on the console. To provide the actionable information must sustain service, management solutions must automate the function such as discovery, modeling, and RCA.
  • ESM: The Server Manager (ESM) works with the IP Manager and the SAM to discover, monitor, and analyze the availability and performance of the environmental and software elements.
Gateway VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance Gateway is a component that acts as an entry point to ingest metric data from an external system to VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance.
Operation UI The Operation UI is a versatile tool for monitoring and reporting performance data, topology data, and fault notifications for all aspects of your infrastructure. The Operation UI has modules that collect, aggregate, and insert data into one or more databases that the portal uses to display reports.
Reporting The reporting allows you to create, modify, and delete the improvised performance metric dashboards and reports for the supported data models.
Alarming The VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance provides alarms to call your attention to events that can potentially affect performance and system operation. Alarms provide detailed event information such as which component is affected, the type of event, and then recommends a corrective action.
Analytics The Baseline and Anomaly detection analytics solution in VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance provides a performance monitoring and learning approach for the active operations management.
Mapper The mapper is a utility where, an administrator can map an external model to the internal model.
Enrich Enriches and tags data collected by the Data Collector Service with externally provided reference data.
Collectors Manages the lifecycle of Kafka, SNMP, REST and other collectors, which ingest the data intoVMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance through push and pull mechanisms.
  • Event: The event datastore is a processing system which reads the Notifications that SAM Domain Manager publishes. It processes the notifications and persists into back-end Elastic Search Database.
  • Metrics: The metrics collect the data from the configured domain manager.
  • Topology: The domain manager builds a topology of the managed entities. The topology represents the managed elements in the network, their relationships, and their connections.
5G Integration The fifth-generation (5G) wireless network technology is designed to meet the challenging system and services requirements of the existing and emerging applications. The main goals of 5G are to improve capacity, reliability, and energy efficiency, while reducing latency and massively increasing connection density.