A carrier-grade network analytics platform to accelerate Network Big Data projects. Captures operational metrics from Virtual Network Functions, Virtual Probes, NFV infrastructure and NFV Orchestrators with traditional network data to maintain an accurate view of a complete service topology at any moment in time. Advanced analytics predicting customer and network issues or opportunities improve performance drive automated policies that resolve issues or improve network performance. Aggregates real time IoT device and network data and adds analytics use cases that can be offered as a new service offering. Quickly combines device information with network location and performance to deliver services.