A Communication Service Provider (CSP) identified that their monthly maintenance checks were causing issues across their network resulting in extended periods of downtime and increasingly impacting the work life balance of their team of skilled engineers.
Over 25,000 monthly maintenance checks needed to occur across thousands of devices. Many of these checks were carried out in an inefficient and unreliable way and due to their menial nature, the team carrying out the work was often unmotivated and distracted. Due to the scale these processes raised many engineers were working long hours including nights and weekends.
Many engineers were working long hours including nights and weekends
An automation initiative was devised to increase the speed at which the checks were made and to ensure they were resolved in a timely manner with minimal impact to the end user.
Where the automation could not remedy the issue a trouble ticket was raised and flagged to an appropriate member of the team.
CORTEX was deployed and integrated with the business inventory responsible for trouble ticketing and would perform a filesystem check and database check.
Once in place CORTEX would run the monthly maintenance checks at machine speed resolving issues where possible and appropriate for example removing unnecessary files, disk defragmentation, removing out of date roll back, and checking over-long access sessions. If issues were found an engineer would be notified without impacting the speed of the other checks.
On its completion the CORTEX automation had revolutionised the way in which routine maintenance was undertaken at this CSP.
As well as handling the process at a considerably faster pace than previously, engineers were no longer required to work evenings and weekend on a regular basis.
Approximate Functional Block Count: 900
Time to Value: 4 months
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