Service providers have at least one thing in common: they are great repositories of communications data.
Juniper Networks now has a way operators can get at that pile of numbers with what it calls the Junos Network Analytics suite, a group of big data analytic applications for Juniper or other companies’ routers.
The network equipment maker partnered with Guavus Inc., a creator of analytic solutions, to create applications providers can use to optimize their routing network assets and increase revenue opportunities. Ultimately it hopes the information will attract and retain customers.
“Junos Network Analytics harnesses the power of big data to bring near real-time information to service providers that will scale to their needs and provide a complete business insight solution for IP and MPLS networks,” Robert Krohn, senior vice president of Juniper’s edge software business unit, said in a release. “Collaborating with Guavus allows Juniper Networks to provide customers with dynamic solutions that complement Juniper’s existing portfolio.”
The first two apps are
–BizReflex, a network analytics engine and dashboard for business decision makers that shows how customers, peers and prospects interact with the network.
After processing, the results of the analysis—not the raw data—are stored to allow detailed historical analysis and trending;