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Product Update Webinars

Presenters

Neil Smith-Willis

Neil Smith-Willis
Lead Product Manager,
DigitalRoute


Patrik Bruce

Patrik Bruce
Former Lead Product Manager, DigitalRoute
Founder, Carlsson Bruce Consulting

Episode 9 April 3, 2024
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Usage Engine Private Edition 4

In this episode, you will gain insights into the benefits and features of Usage Engine Private Edition 4. This latest release includes features from version 3.1 to 4.0. It is designed to elevate and support agility in cloud-native environments, ensure high-quality operations and deployability, and optimize performance to manage the ever-growing data demands.

This episode highlights some of the key features of Usage Engine Private Edition 4, including:

  • OAuth Provider for REST: A robust authorization server designed to generate access tokens crucial for accessing REST APIs hosted by HTTP/2 server agents.
  • Elimination of disk dependency for Inter workflow: The ability to configure and utilize inter-workflow without relying on underlying disk storage.
  • Git Import/Export: Efficient version control with the ability to clone Git repositories, import/export configurations, and change Git branches directly from our products.
  • KPI Management: Empowers users to transform extensive raw data into actionable insights fit for multi-dimensional analytics.
  • Data Masking Enhancements: a critical feature designed to safeguard Personal Identifying Information (PII) during distribution, ensuring compliance with regulations and protecting sensitive customer data.
Episode 8 January 30, 2024
MediationZone™
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Product updates and roadmap

Join episode 8 of the DigitalRoute Product Update webinars where we present the latest enhancements and roadmap for MediationZone and Usage Engine Private Edition. This episode features a concise overview of the key highlights and updates for both products.

MediationZone

  • Reference Data Management Upgrade: The latest Reference Data Management features are now integrated into MediationZone 9.1, seamlessly accessible through the new Desktop UI.
  • PPC Extensions for 5G: Empower your 5G configurations with PPC Extensions using the development kit, ensuring robust and flexible policy control.
  • MySQL Cluster Support: Store Policy Control data flexibly with the introduction of MySQL Cluster Support, providing enhanced data management capabilities.
  • Git Import/Export Features: Streamlined version control with seamless cloning, efficient configuration import/export, and easy branch switching, integrated with direct push/pull from Git, eliminating the need for manual exporting/uploading.

Usage Engine Private Edition

  • New UI Builder: Effortlessly create custom web interfaces from real-time workflows, enhancing user interaction and data visualization.
  • Git Integration: Seamlessly export/import configurations directly to/from Git, ensuring hassle-free collaboration and version control.
  • Ported Functionality from MediationZone: Enjoy enhanced capabilities with seamlessly integrated functionality from MediationZone, ensuring a unified experience across products.
  • OAuth Provider for REST: Enhance security with an authorization server for REST API, running in a containerized environment, ensuring secure and authenticated access.
Episode 7 December 2023
Presenters:
Aygul Aytuglu, AWS
Jonas Wallenius, DigitalRoute

Optimizing Telco OSS: Cloud Migration, Generative AI, and Data Quality

Join Episode 7 of the DigitalRoute Product Update Webinar Series on cloud migration for OSS and why it matters. You'll get insights into the significance of migrating OSS systems to the cloud and discover the immediate, specific benefits and opportunities it brings. We explore the current cloud landscape and provide you with AWS's perspective on Telco cloud migration.

The session also covers Generative AI and its pivotal role in optimizing OSS operations, from data analysis to automation and user experience. Plus, we delve into the importance of quality data in AI applications to ensure effective AI.

Key takeaways

  • Discover how OSS cloud migration enhances Telco operations and how Generative AI acts as a potent enabler.
  • Learn how quality data drives AI success.
  • You'll also gain valuable insights into migration strategies and best practices.
Episode 6 September 2023
MediationZone™
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Product updates and Roadmap

Join us for Episode 6 of our DigitalRoute Product Update Webinar, where we reveal the latest enhancements and roadmap for MediationZone 9.1 and Usage Engine Private Edition 3.2. This episode features a concise overview of the key highlights and updates for both products.

MediationZone

  • Enhanced Compatibility with 8.3: Seamlessly upgrade to MediationZone 9 series with feature parity and support for Telco integration agents and useful features. The planned feature gap that existed in 9.0 is closed in 9.1.
  • Support for New Couchbase Features: Explore the power of Couchbase with server-side enhancements and better data management capabilities.
  • Custom UI Builder: Simplify UI creation for tailored use cases, improving data insight sharing and workflow control.
  • Multiple OpenAPI Support in HTTP/2: Host multiple API end-points in a single agent, ideal for 5G core network interactions.

Usage Engine Private Edition

  • Reference Data Management: Manage reference data effortlessly within the Usage Engine UI, eliminating the need for external tools.
  • Support for New Couchbase Features: Stay up-to-date with Couchbase server enhancements for better usage control and data management.
  • Data Masking Enhancements: Enhance data security by masking Personal Identifying Information with improved algorithms.
Episode 5 June 2023
MediationZone™

MediationZone 9 – Product Introduction

In this episode, you will gain insights into the developments and features within MediationZone 9. This episode delves into the market fit for MediationZone and Usage Engine Private Edition, shedding light on the various customer deployment options, from on-premises to private and public cloud solutions.

Discover the main development areas of MediationZone 9:

  • User Experience & Productivity: Modern web UI, streamlined operations, and enhanced productivity features for increased efficiency.
  • Cybersecurity and Compliance: Enhanced security with Java 17, integrated Single Sign-On (SSO) with Multifactor Authentication, and centralized secrets management for regulatory compliance.
  • Cloud Adoption: Integration with Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure Data Explorer, enabling enhanced interoperability and advanced data analysis in cloud environments.

This episode highlights some of the key features of MediationZone 9, including:

  • Single Sign-On (SSO) with Multifactor Authentication: Our SSO with Multifactor Authentication offers streamlined access with a single set of credentials and integration with common authentication providers.
  • Centralized secrets management: With Security Profile and Microsoft Azure KeyVault integration, securely store and retrieve secrets tied to specific environments.
  • The Unit Test Framework, a tool for validating functional correctness and deploying higher-quality configurations.
  • Workflow packages, a feature that simplifies the configuration transport process between different MediationZone environments.

Additionally, the episode provides insights into the smooth upgrade path from MediationZone 8.3 to 9.0, ensuring a seamless transition for existing customers.

Episode 4 May 2023
MediationZone™
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Product Updates and Roadmap

Learn more about the new updates and features of MediationZone and Usage Engine Private Edition in episode 4 of our DigitalRoute Product Update Webinars. This session offers an overview of the latest releases, highlighting key enhancements and improvements that will enhance your experience with our products.

MediationZone

When MediationZone is used for use-cases such as Policy Control, Diameter Routing, Usage Management (i.e. metering), etc. A common deployment architecture is to use Couchbase as a persistency layer for product and rules information, as well as session state. As part of this update, we've enhanced the embedded Couchbase SDK Client to fully support the new server-side features in Couchbase server 7.x, including scopes and collections. Furthermore, we will discuss how MediationZone addresses data masking and compliance, addressing the growing need to secure sensitive information, such as PII information, in cloud platforms.


Usage Engine Private Edition

Learn about the significance of ARM64 compatibility in Usage Engine Private Edition 3.1, which takes advantage of the performance and cost benefits of ARM-based CPUs, such as the Graviton chip. We will showcase the cost optimization journey with ECD scheduling and introduce you to Conditional Trace, a feature that simplifies record tracing for monitoring and troubleshooting purposes. Additionally, we will demonstrate the seamless integration with Jaeger for centralized trace logging, enabling you to gain valuable insights into your system's behavior.

Episode 3 March 2023
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Unlock the benefits of a cloud-native BSS and OSS with DigitalRoute

Join us for episode 3 of the DigitalRoute Product Update Webinar series, where we will be discussing the benefits of adopting a cloud-native approach and how Usage Engine Private Edition supports your cloud transformation journey.

The cloud offers numerous benefits, including enhanced infrastructure, scalability, elasticity, automation, and streamlined operations, as well as adherence to a service-based architecture. However, it can be challenging to know how to leverage these benefits and make the most of them for your business. In this session, we will walk you through the main benefits of cloud-native and how Usage Engine Private Edition can help you achieve your goals faster. You'll learn about dynamic workflows, execution context deployment, and automated lifecycle management, all designed to support scalability and elasticity, as well as CI/CD and centralized monitoring with Prometheus and Grafana, enabling faster TTM and streamlined operations.

In addition, gain insights from the case study of Sky Italia, highlighting cost benefits, robust disaster recovery, and accelerated innovation cycles with Usage Engine Private Edition.

Episode 2 February 2023
MediationZone™
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Product updates and roadmap

Join us for episode 2 of the DigitalRoute product update webinar series and discover the latest updates and roadmap for MediationZone and Usage Engine Private Edition.

MediationZone

Explore MediationZone 9, featuring significant updates to strengthen core functionality and enhance security measures. With the transition to Java 17 and improved garbage collection, MediationZone 9 leverages the latest advancements. Experience the new web user interface, single-sign-on support, workflow packages, integration with Google Cloud Storage, improved Conditional Trace, and more.

Usage Engine Private Edition

Discover the latest updates in Usage Engine Private Edition 3.0, where we introduce new highlight features like ECD Lifecycle Management for resource and cost optimization in serverless infrastructure, Single Sign-On (SSO) support via OIDC for modernized authentication, and Apache Parquet encoder/decoder agents that enable you to work seamlessly with Parquet formats.

Episode 1 January 2023
MediationZone™
Usage Engine Private Edition™

Product Release and Strategy Update

Join us for the first episode of the DigitalRoute Product Update Webinars, where we will introduce our enhanced product portfolio and release strategy. Discover the latest additions to our lineup, including the Usage Engine Cloud Edition and Usage Engine Private Edition. Learn how our products are designed to support diverse infrastructure options, from virtualized and NFV deployments to cloud-native environments.

What are DigitalRoute Product Update Webinars?

The DigitalRoute Product Update webinar series is your direct portal to stay in the know about our latest product news, roadmap insights, and the most cutting-edge use cases born from industry trends. Hosted by our Product Management team members, these bi-monthly on-demand webinars guarantee a steady flow of product and roadmap updates and use cases. We often have the privilege of featuring subject matter experts from our partners, adding valuable depth to the discussion.

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Neil Smith-Willis

Neil Smith-Willis
Lead Product Owner at DigitalRoute

Neil Smith-Willis, Lead Product Owner at DigitalRoute, boasts over a decade of experience in steering product development and delivery. In his current capacity, Neil spearheads the evolution of the Usage Engine Private Edition and MediationZone products, emphasizing a keen focus on enhancing the end-user experience. Recognized for his inventive problem-solving and adept bridging of customers and development teams, Neil brings a wealth of expertise to drive optimal outcomes.

With a rich background, Neil previously made significant contributions as a Product Manager at Klarna, leading a team dedicated to simplifying back-office processes in banking teams. Prior to his role at Klarna, he served as the Chief Product Officer at Norbloc, shaping product roadmaps and collaborating closely with customers on blockchain-based solutions for identity verification and Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance. Neil's expertise also extends to his pivotal role at Thomson Reuters, where, as a Business Analyst and Product Owner for UK courts, he led a team to successfully complete a major IT delivery project for the Royal Courts of Justice.


Patrik Bruce

Patrik Bruce
Former Lead Product Manager, DigitalRoute
Founder, Carlsson Bruce Consulting

Patrik Bruce, the former Lead Product Manager at DigitalRoute, is an experienced leader with a deep-rooted commitment to leveraging technology and innovation. In his role as Lead Product Manager, he effectively utilized DigitalRoute technology to support customers and partners on a global scale. During his tenure at DigitalRoute, he also led the company's solution architecture and technical sales teams, showcasing his extensive expertise in telco OSS and BSS. Beyond the telecom sector, he actively guided enterprises across various industries in embracing innovative usage-based business models.

Notably, Patrik Bruce has recently embarked on a new venture with Carlsson Bruce Consulting, where he is one of the founders. This enterprise specializes in consultancy services for SAP Convergent Mediation by DigitalRoute and DigitalRoute MediationZone.