VC4 Network Inventory – as a Service in the Cloud

Available for operators of any size!

Advanced network inventory management functionality via a complete, cloud-based solution

 

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VC4 are inventory management experts, with a global footprint. With more than two decades of experience, VC4 supports the biggest names in Telecom, and also Utilities and Enterprise.


We work with BT, Vodafone, Orange, Telecom Egypt, Telxius, Lumos (US), TPx (US), Granite (US), BC Hydro (CA), National Grid (US) and many more, some of which, have had trusted VC4 with their network inventory management for more than a decade. VC4 takes pride in understanding fully, and most importantly, the challenges of all its clients and finding the right solution, whether SaaS or on-premises, that meets their needs and expectations, as well as their budget.

IMS is a complete, intelligent planning and inventory management system for all of your networks, that brings all of your data together, eliminating silos.

Available in the cloud, as a fully managed service (SaaS), VC4-IMS provides a consolidated record of your network assets – physical, virtual, logical, and service – giving you clarity and supporting operational automation and transformation with the following modules:

  • Network Inventory
  • GIS
  • IP Management
  • Telephone number management
  • Integration module:
    • Network discovery and reconciliation
    • Restful APIs
  • Reporting and Dashboards
  • Order and Trouble Tickets
  • Warehouse Management

VC4-IMS offers outstanding ROI with a simple subscription model, backed by a comprehensive range of options. Delivered as-a-service, it unlocks and gives you the benefits of:

  • Ease of deployment
  • Always the latest software versions at no extra cost
  • Easily scalable to more users or modules
  • Lowers the pressure to your own IT department
  • Accessibility: 24/7 access from any device
  • Reduce the risk of security threats
  • Enhanced security including a secured database with 2FA
  • Local data centers specific to your area (20+ countries)

Functional benefits include:

  • Full support for fiber, FTTH/GPON, WDM/OTN, MPLS/IP, SDN/SD-WAN, 5G, Wifi, FWA networks
  • Capabilities to support and manage legacy networks, such as SONET/SDH, DSL/Copper, traditional voice, PDH, Microwave
  • Enhancing automation and assurance
  • Effective leased line management and accounting
  • Automated network reconciliation for consistent accuracy

Financial benefits include:

  • Tailored to the size of your organization
  • OPEX models for efficient network evolution
  • Freeing CAPEX for network build
  • Lower IT costs
  • and much more

With VC4 Network Inventory as-a-service (SaaS) - based on hyper-scale, Tier 1 cloud infrastructure providers – telcos, operators and CSPs can choose the deployment model and SLAs that meet their own specific needs and plans.

The OSS is evolving to support your cloud investments and strategy, with the agility and flexibility you need. To meet these needs, VC4 now brings you a comprehensive Network Planning and Inventory as-a-service (SaaS).
Choose from either IMS Starter package or an IMS Professional package, both of which are flexible and can be tailored to your organization’s needs. Regardless of size or if you are an enterprise or utility operating your own communications networks, VC4 offers the solution for your business. See more below.

Interested?  Get in touch with us to find out how you can benefit from our cloud or our on-premises solution.

IMS Starter

For smaller teams that need full functionality. 


  • 10, 50 or 100 named users
  • 3, 10 or 20 concurrent users
  • Additional users on request
  • Additional modules on request
  • Included IMS modules: Inventory , GIS, Workflow, Trouble Tickets & Reports.

     


IMS Professional

For bigger teams that need additional functions, control, and support.


  • 10, 50 or 100 named users
  • 3, 10 or 20 concurrent users
  • Additional users on request
  • Includes all IMS modules: Inventory, Inventory builder, GIS, Workflow, Workflow builder, Trouble Tickets, Reports and Dashboards, Report/Dashboard builder, IP management, Leased Lines, Telephone Number management, Impact Analysis & Warehouse

More about IMS

 VC4-IMS provides a consolidated record of your network.