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What are the similarities and differences between OSS and NMS?

What are the similarities and differences between OSS and NMS? I've been looking for accurate definitions.

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Wikipedia's entry on operations support systems (OSS) offers a pretty good definition: A network management system (NMS) is just part of OSS, which also includes service fulfillment (including activation, provisioning and delivery), service assurance, customer care and billing.

This was first published in June 2010

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