This chapter is about OSS interfaces for interaction. Two of the most popular information models in telecom domain, Multi-Technology Operations System Interface (MTOSI) and OSS through Java Initiative (OSS/J) are discussed in this chapter. How these two standards can complement each other is also covered in this chapter.
There are multiple operation support systems currently available in the telecom market. In a service provider space, multiple OSS solutions need to interoperate seamlessly to reduce operational costs and improve operational efficiency. To make this possible the interfaces for interaction need to be standardized. Most OSS solution developers are making their products compliant ...