Configuration and Provisioning platform
The GE’s MDS LaunchNET™ configuration and provisioning platform is an automated device provisioning solution that ensures quick and consistent initial device configuration to begin device’s life cycle. It helps minimize deployment errors with coding-free customizable device configuration templates. GE MDS LaunchNET is currently the ONLY automated software solution for all GE MDS Orbit devices. Designed for managing and deploying any number of devices with minimal effort in a fully automated and rapid way.
The MDS LaunchNET™ provisioning service is comprised of two elements: LaunchNET Server, installed in data center alongside network management system, running on Windows or Linux OS or in a virtual machine, providing an intuitive WebUI interface; and optionally the LaunchNET Client for “one-touch” setups. This client is for use in the field on a field technician’s mobile device such as laptop, tablet or cellphone.
Ease of use and fast provisioning
Intuitive User Interface
An easy-to-use Graphical User Interface (GUI) that enables management of external interfaces for user authentication using LDAP/Radius and Microsoft PKI for X.509 device certificate enrollment, device inventory database, creation and staging of device configuration templates and viewing deployment reports.
Zero-touch provisioning driven by device itself. The provisioning can be done in a secure staging environment over a local network and/or in the field over the field network.
One-touch (In-band or out-of-band)
LaunchNET client can either use the existing network infrastructure for accessing the server (out-of-band) or device’s cellular link for devices equipped with 4G/3G/2G modems. No knowledge is required by the field technician, who only has to enter his/her user authentication credentials in the client software on computer or tablet. The client provides electronic report with the results of the provisioning process.
Lean and intuitive provisioning process
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