This series of Webcasts is aimed to educate viewers on implementing open specifications for carrier-grade and mission-critical applications and systems.
An Introduction to the SA Forum Hardware Platform Interface
This 10 minute webcast educates viewers of the key elements and concepts of HPI. It will benefit those needing an open, standards-based, multi-platform or proven hardware management interface, or anyone using a system requiring this capability.
HPI is used by standard Service Availability Middleware for access to hardware management and monitoring capabilities, so that middleware packages can be made portable. HPI is also often used directly by application programs, either in addition to the SA Middleware use of HPI, or in systems that do not include a distinct middleware layer.
In order to stay competitive, telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMS) face four fundamental challenges: increased complexity, tight schedules, shrinking budgets and evolving standards. The SA Forum Business Case Webcast examines key steps the industry is taking to combat these challenges and win the battle for market share.
Introduction to Service Availability and the Service Availability Forum
The first Webcast provides a high level overview of Service Availability principles, a perspective of where the SA Forum fits in the marketplace and provides an introduction to the SA Forum itself, giving viewers a foundation for the rest of the series.