Network Management Know It All - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123745989, 9780080923420

Network Management Know It All

1st Edition

Editors: Adrian Farrel
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123745989
eBook ISBN: 9780080923420
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 16th October 2008
Page Count: 400
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Description

Network management refers to the activities, methods, procedures, and tools that pertain to the operation, administration, maintenance, and provisioning of networked systems, which includes controlling, planning, allocating, deploying, coordinating, and monitoring the resources of a network. This book brings all of the elements of network management together in a single volume, saving the reader the time and expense of making multiple purchases. It introduces network management, explains the basics, describes the protocols, and discusses advanced topics, by the best and brightest experts in the field. It is a quick and efficient way to bring valuable content together from leading experts in the field while creating a one-stop-shopping opportunity for customers to receive the information they would otherwise need to round up from separate sources.

Key Features

  • Chapters contributed by recognized experts in the field cover theory and practice of network management, allowing the reader to develop a new level of knowledge and technical expertise.
  • This book's up-to-date coverage of network quality of service issues facilitates learning and lets the reader remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints.
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader's grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions.
  • Use of examples illustrate core network management concepts for enhanced comprehension.

Readership

Network researchers, engineers, architects, operators, administrators, and managers, as well as related practitioners such as telco managers, network software developers, etc.

Table of Contents

Ch 1: Requirements of the Management of Networked Systems
Ch 2: IP Network Management
Ch 3: IP-Based Service Implementation and Network Management
Ch 4: Network Management Architecture
Ch 5: SLA and Network Monitoring
Ch 6: MPLS Network Management: An Introduction
Ch 7: MPLS Management Interfaces
Ch 8: The Foundation of Policy Management
Ch 9 Policy-Based Network Management Fundamentals
Ch 10: Optical Networks: Control and Management

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
eBook ISBN:
9780080923420
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123745989

About the Editor

Adrian Farrel

Adrian Farrel has nearly two decades of experience designing and developing portable communications software. As MPLS Architect and Development Manager at Data Connection Ltd., he led a team that produced a carrier-class MPLS implementation for customers in the router space. As Director of Protocol Development for Movaz Networks, Inc., he helped build a cutting-edge system that integrated many IP-based protocols to control and manage optical switches. Adrian is active within the IETF, where he is co-chair of the CCAMP working group responsible for GMPLS. He has co-authored and contributed to numerous Internet Drafts and RFCs on MPLS, GMPLS, and related technologies. He was a founding board member of the MPLS Forum, frequently speaks at conferences, and is the author of several white papers on GMPLS.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder of Old Dog Consulting, North Wales, UK