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Selecting a Network Management Architecture

Networks are increasingly becoming complex and distributed. As a result, problems like hardware failures, performance degradation, resource allocation, bandwidth monitoring and assignment and service provisioning are harder to solve and become real challenges for Network Operation Centers (NOC). The NOC is in constant search for efficient integrated network management systems [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:47+00:00 Jan 27th, 2014|Categories: NMS Essentials|Tags: |Comments Off on Selecting a Network Management Architecture

Ariadne, a unified wireless manager

SNMPcenter introduces Ariadne™, a carrier-class element, network and service management solution designed to manage multi-vendor wireless networks.   Overview Wireless Network Management for Service Providers Installed simply in less than 20 minutes Automatically discovers your wireless network Monitors your network 24/7 Provides advanced wireless Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:48+00:00 Jan 9th, 2014|Categories: Wireless Infrastructure Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Ariadne, a unified wireless manager

Element Managers vs. Network Management Platforms

One of the most common debates related to network management is: Element Managers  vs. Network Management Platforms This is an issue that puzzles Network Equipment Manufacturers, but it is a common dilemma for Service Providers and Network Operators as well. Why? Read below to understand. The Equipment Manufacturer Problem [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:51+00:00 Oct 28th, 2013|Categories: NMS Essentials|Tags: |Comments Off on Element Managers vs. Network Management Platforms

What is Unified Network Management?

unified NMS revolutionizes the vertical management concept by supporting unified management at the Element, Network and Service management layers. Unified Management can be defined as: Management of multiple technology domains from a single platform (wireless backhaul / transport, wireless broadband access, xDSL / VoIP access, etc.). Unified user interface [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:51+00:00 Sep 5th, 2013|Categories: Functions (FCAPS), NMS Essentials|Tags: , |Comments Off on What is Unified Network Management?

Rural Access Networks – Network Management challenges

Universal Service concerns the availability of high-speed telecommunication services to anyone within a nation’s territory, inclusive of rural and insular areas. Broadband can promote society’s advancement through various applications, which include webbanking, e-commerce, Infotainment, Social Networking and e-Government. The management of rural networks encounters multiple challenges: […]

2017-02-17T09:34:04+00:00 Sep 2nd, 2013|Categories: Use Cases|Tags: |Comments Off on Rural Access Networks – Network Management challenges

How to select a Network Management System

Introduction With all the network monitoring tools available now, how do you find out which one’s the best for your network? Sure, cost should always be a key factor in the selection process, but you should always ask yourself, does this inexpensive NMS system covers your [...]

2017-02-15T08:18:38+00:00 Jul 26th, 2013|Categories: NMS Essentials|Tags: |Comments Off on How to select a Network Management System

Next-generation Wireless Networks – Network Management Challenges

Network Management procedures and tools have been steadily evolving the last 20 years, in order to provide a clearer view of the managed devices and networks, help the network owner/operator take decisions for network expansion and reduce the network maintenance costs while at the same time increase network and service [...]

2017-02-17T09:34:27+00:00 Jul 5th, 2013|Categories: Use Cases|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Next-generation Wireless Networks – Network Management Challenges

Enterprise Access- Challenges for Management and Monitoring

Overview Within a demanding business environment, typical access applications may include: Corporate telephony (traditional or VoIP), Corporate broadband access & Web/IP services, Metro Ethernet connections etc. The management of corporate access networks encounters multiple challenges, such as: Rapid changes of technology. Anticipation of users demands. Diagnosis of problems or outages in a non-disruptive manner [...]

2017-02-17T09:33:07+00:00 Jun 6th, 2013|Categories: Use Cases|Tags: |Comments Off on Enterprise Access- Challenges for Management and Monitoring

Wireless Backhaul – Challenges for Network Management

Overview The all-IP trend and the explosive growth of mobile data services have imposed higher demands on the wireless backhaul networks. Management has also become more complex due to the nature of packet-based transmission and the resiliency and flexibility features of packet networks. Currently, the management of wireless backhaul [...]

2017-02-17T09:33:37+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Categories: Use Cases|Tags: |2 Comments

Security Management in the FCAPS model

Security Management is a Network Management function that is about protecting both the network as a whole and the individual devices against intentional or accidental abuse, unauthorized access and communication loss. Security Management is also responsible to set constraints per managed element, according to standards & specifications. Implementing an SNMP-based [...]

2016-10-24T07:47:52+00:00 May 25th, 2013|Categories: Functions (FCAPS)|Tags: |Comments Off on Security Management in the FCAPS model
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