Alcatel-Lucent and ASL Safety & Security are collaborating on the next generation of management platforms for railway control rooms, by bringing together the expertise of Alcatel-Lucent in superior network supervision for prevention of communication failures and configurable workflows for better process coordination and the ASL's open and distributed technology with 3-D navigation empowering OCC operators, by means of real situational awareness.
This solution delivers telecom network management with assurance and alarm correlation to prevent failure of mission-critical applications, together with asset management, change management, incident management and service provisioning tools. From a usability standpoint, the solution features a GUI that provides OCC staff with a navigation experience through a realistic 3-D model of the stations under control. This enables operators to pinpoint and react to priority situations. In addition, operation managers can configure an unlimited number of control sequences to execute specific operating procedures across otherwise uncorrelated systems and devices.
“We are excited by the opportunity of applying to the railway market our expertise in software and application integration of operation support and supervision systems, building on our portfolio of references as network rail, Swiss railways and more recently with Trafikverket in Sweden. As we do this, we will keep on working with partners to deliver on an attractive and competitive portfolio of solutions,” said Christophe Lamarsaude, Head of Services Solution for Strategic Industries within Alcatel Lucent Services Group.
“Having worked with Alcatel-Lucent for a number of years in supplying our long-line PA portfolio, most recently to railway projects in Eastern Europe, we are proud to bring this relationship to a different level. Collaboration with infrastructure level integrators such as Alcatel-Lucent gives ASL opportunities to develop the next generation of convergent technologies for the rail market,” said Sousan Azimrayat, MD of ASL Safety & Security.