Network Management Fundamentals
Network Management Fundamentals offers an accessible overview of network management and its essential concepts. After reading this book, users will grasp the business implications of network management, understand various management reference models, know the building blocks of network management, realize the impact of management technologies, and be able to make educated decisions concerning network management. Part I gives an overview of network management, including why it is relevant and a discussion of its associated functions, tools, and activities. Part II dissects the topic into its components, covering perspectives and aspects of network management that culminate in a discussion of management reference models. Part III addresses the various network management building blocks. Discussion includes communication between systems, information that describes the systems to be managed, common management functionality, and roles that different components play in a managed network. Also, an overview of the most important management protocols is presented. Part IV includes a number of topics of general interest, such as service level agreements and management integration, and puts into perspective the concepts and theories introduced in earlier parts.
- Electronic book text
- 21 Nov 2006
- Cisco Press
- United States