About this chapter: This chapter presents a number of scenarios to give an impression of the types of activities that are performed by people who run networks for a living. The chapter also provides an overview of some of the tools network managers have at their disposal to help them do their jobs. The intention is to give you a taste of the kinds of tasks and challenges that network manager's face and how network management tools support their work.
About this book: Network Management Fundamentals explains the different technologies that are used in network management and how they relate to each other. The book focuses on fundamental concepts and principles. It provides a solid technical foundation for the practitioner to successfully navigate network management topics and apply those concepts to particular situations.
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