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ALSO CALLED: B/OSS, OSS, Network Operations Support Systems, Business & Operational Support Systems, BSS/OSS, BOSS, Operations Support Systems, Operation Support Systems, Business and Operational Support Systems, Operation Support Software
DEFINITION: An operational support system (OSS) is a set of programs that help a communications service provider monitor, control, analyze and manage a telephone or computer network. As the traditional voice telephone systems converges with packet-oriented Internet traffic (including VoIP), broadband applications such as teleconferencing and DSL, more sophisticated systems like OSS are needed activities like  … 
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Squeezing More Value out of Data Warehouses through the Power of Database Compression
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Data compression features in data warehouse databases are the current trend, and this paper explains the benefits of compression in data warehousing and differentiates compression approaches taken by different databases.
Posted: 03 Dec 2008 | Published: 03 Dec 2008

Vertica Systems

Spotlight on IT - Sustained Growth through Operational Excellence
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper-one of four function-specific papers-is based on the IT responses and follow-up interviews with technology executives who participated in the 2008 Economist Intelligence Unit operational excellence survey sponsored by SAP.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Multiple Job Scheduling Environments
sponsored by RevSoft
WHITE PAPER: Most companies have separate Environments for their Enterprise Resource Planning. In this paper learn how Rev Scheduler comes shipped with multiple Environments so even at initial installation you have a multiple Environment Scheduler in place.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

RevSoft

The Need for SOA to Achieve Flexibility and Agility within Plant Operations
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a check list that manufacturers can use for evaluating and comparing alternative Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Quality Management Systems (QMS).
Posted: 29 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

Apriso Corporation

Automated Storage Optimization for z/OS Mainframes
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn about how the CA Automated Storage Optimization Mainframe Suite is flexible and modular so there is no need to "rip and replace" as processes, applications and users are added while the value of information evolves.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Emerging Best Practices for Carrier IP Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies emerging best practices for planning, implementation, migration and operations based on hands-on experience with IP Transformation initiatives across the globe.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Hedge Funds: Why Comply? - A Practical Guide to Developing a Culture of Compliance
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper written by Advent Software outlines how hedge funds can create a "culture of compliance" with best practice ideas for accurate record keeping and reporting, transparency in operations and, putting the interests of investors first.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Advent Software, Inc

Integrating Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: An outline for successfully integrating vulnerability scanning and remediation capabilities is presented in this whitepaper. This will ensure that organizations maintain a secure environment while complying with internal and external security policies.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Lumension

BI: The Inconvenient Truth
sponsored by Kalido
WHITE PAPER: What’s the truth behind the failure of many BI projects? Read this paper to learn the main factors leading to disappointment. These pitfalls are not those of new entrants to BI but have been repeated by smart and well managed companies worldwide.
Posted: 04 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Kalido

A Breakthrough Approach for Efficient IT Service Delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations in every industry are exploiting advanced technologies to gain a competitive advantage. In this whitepaper learn about IBM's vision for the new enterprise data center which offers an evolutionary new model for efficient IT delivery.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

IBM

The New Face of BPM: Incorporating Enterprise Architecture to Maximize Strategic Business Value
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the challenges associated with BPM. Gain insight into the importance of moving beyond a tactical approach to business process automation and workflow management toward a more strategic vision for BPM.
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Metastorm

Integration Challenges in Triple-Play Service Delivery
sponsored by IONA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This Yankee Group report discusses IMS architecture as well as current trends in web services and service-oriented architecture (SOA).
Posted: 03 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

IONA Technologies
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OPERATIONAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): … An operational support system (OSS) is a set of programs that help a communications service provider monitor, control, analyze and manage a telephone or computer network. As the traditional voice telephone systems converges with packet-oriented Internet traffic (including VoIP), broadband applications such as teleconferencing and DSL, more sophisticated systems like OSS are needed activities like ordering and tracking network components (including IP addresses), usage and traffic patterns, billing and reporting.
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