Author: Christine Farr


Term Paper: Network Management Systems
Network management systems have to be geared toward the work flow of the organization in which they will be utilized. As each NMS implementation should be geared toward the business requirements. If the management functionality does not directly or indirectly solve a business problem, it is totally useless to the company.
Network management is really an integrated conglomeration of functions that may be on one machine but may span thousands of miles, different support organizations and many machines and databases. It is these functions that must be directly driven by the business case for each.
Write a paper in which you address the following aspect of Network Management system:
• What type of network should be managed (e.g., Ad hoc networks Wireless & mobile networks, IP networks, etc)
• Which aspects of network (functional area) should be managed (e.g., security, accounting, etc)
• How it should be managed (e.g., distributed, centralized, etc)
• How to implement it (e.g., protocols, middleware, etc)
• Which techniques should be used (e.g., simulation)
Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you address:
Examine at least three different network types.
Examine at least three different functional areas for network management system.
Examine at least two different network management types.
Examine at least three different network management implementation types.
Examine at least three different techniques for network management.
Compare and contrast at least three different NMS product in the market.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment.Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the main topics of network management in an enterprise context.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in network management.
Write clearly and concisely about network management topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

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