Recommendation identifies the needs required to give end-to-end visibility of
client services carried across multi-carrier networks. Without this ability
carriers have often had to wait for customers to report problems before they
can begin to address them.
Recommendation - G.8601 - identifies the requirements for the next stage of
work which will focus on methodologies to address this issue. Study group
experts report that contributions to this end have already
defines architectural requirements for the edge-to-edge management of client
services transported over various transport network topologies and
technologies. The services for which such management capabilities are required
are also included.
requirements for the transference of the management data between the edge
points are described along with the requirements for accessibility to management
information at some point in the network, other than the end point.