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Seven Priorities for Integrated Network Management

Published By: HP
Published:  Nov 14, 2011
Length:  11 pages

The relentless pace of change in IT, due to growth and innovation, combined with the resulting complexity in delivery infrastructures, has pushed the network into an increasingly critical role within businesses and organizations of all sizes. In order to assure that planning and operations priorities are in tune with the needs of the business, service-oriented management practices are also gaining importance across all IT domains. As a result, today's network managers need the best possible tools at hand for managing the network infrastructure and assuring that it will play its essential part in supporting the organization in a reliable, predictable, efficient and cost-effective manner. This white paper examines seven core network management requirements deserving of special attention in today's operating environments, and evaluates how one multi-vendor, multi-function, integrated management solution, HP's Intelligent Management Center, measures up.

Tagsintegrated network, network management, integrated network management, cost-effective