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sneak preview dataminer 7.0 at anga cable 2011

Skyline Communications, global leader in multi-vendor network management solutions for the IPTV, HFC broadband, broadcast and satellite industry, is presenting at Anga Cable 2011 the latest release of its renowned and globally deployed DataMiner multi-vendor network management platform, along with a sneak preview of DataMiner 7.0, slated for release later this year. Amongst other, DataMiner 7.0 is introducing a comprehensive new add-on for inventory and asset management.

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DataMiner enables operators around the globe to manage their entire operational ecosystem end-to-end across any vendor and technology boundaries. The solution is currently integrated with more than 2000 devices and systems from more than 350 industry suppliers, and is guaranteed to interface with any product from any vendor, resulting in an unrivaled end-to-end perspective. DataMiner provides a single interface to manage complex digital video headends, regional headends, distribution and transmission networks, and even down to the subscriber home.

At Anga Cable 2011, Skyline is previewing its DataMiner 7.0 version, which further expands the solution to include comprehensive inventory and asset management capabilities, along with an entire suite of other new features and enhancements. The DataMiner Asset Management solution features a pronounced open architecture, based on industry standard CMDB solutions. The solution provides comprehensive user-definable asset reporting capabilities, audit trailing, can seamlessly integrate and leverage existing CMDB platforms, and features full-fledged user-definable interaction with the live environment through the leading DataMiner network management platform.

The DataMiner Asset Management solution features a full integration with the DataMiner correlation engines, service and SLA management layer, resulting in unrivalled intelligent management of the most complex ecosystems such as digital video headends, play-out facilities, VSAT systems, terrestrial transmission networks, and much more.

"With DataMiner we have a very strong reputation of redefining how operators interact with their operational ecosystems, and to enable them to manage their operations more efficiently than ever before. And with DataMiner 7.0 we are very determined to continue to push the envelope," commented Ben Vandenberghe, Sales & Marketing Director at Skyline Communications. "The DataMiner Asset Management add-on solution unlocks a plethora of solutions, in many different areas. The solution also fully leverages various CMDB integrations that we have already deployed with our customers."

At Anga Cable, Skyline also puts the spotlight on the latest version of its renowned DataMiner CPE Manager platform. This unique solution enables operators to collect massive amounts of service quality and availability data across their entire deployed base of CPE devices such as set-top boxes and cable or DSL modems, and to intelligently correlate this against a multi-dimensional user-defined system model to pinpoint any operational issues with surgical precision.