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If you're relatively new to network management, Network Management Fundamentals brings together all the concepts, techniques, and resources you need to succeed from both a technical and business standpoint.
Alexander Clemm starts by assessing network management's current role; and showing network managers at work in service provider organizations, data centers, and typical midsized businesses. Next, he reviews the core elements of network management, both human and technical; as well as network management lifecycles, layers, and standards.
With this foundation in place, he presents a complete reference model for delivering effective network management, and introduces each essential "building block": information, communication patterns, protocols, and organization. He concludes by addressing three crucial "applied" issues: integration, service level management, and ROI assessments. A superb mix of theory and practice, this is the network management education nobody ever gave you. Bill Camarda, from the December 2006 Read Only