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IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 3 • March 1990

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  • Network management: a tutorial overview

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):20 - 25
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (4)
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    The difficulties of managing information networks is explored from the perspective of today's and tomorrow's typical enterprise, whether small and large businesses, government agencies, universities, or other organizations, and eventually even residential customers. A historical review of communication network management is given, beginning with the telephone network and moving on to computer and ... View full abstract»

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  • Network management and control systems and strategic issues

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):26 - 29
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    The development of a network management strategy and a network control system for the large integrated telecommunications network (ITN) at American Express Travel Related Services Company is discussed. Network control relates to operational activities such as the diagnostics, configuration, monitoring, and performance of networks, and network management relates to all of the functions performed to... View full abstract»

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  • Who logged out my terminal?

    Publication Year: 1990
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    The author considers system crashes, focusing on the need for better methods of detecting faults. He identifies the issues that must be addressed. These include the need to filter data and produce user-oriented reports, and the role of network management.<> View full abstract»

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  • Customer network management: a service provider's view

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):31 - 34
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (1)
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    Experience in providing network management for the 1986 Pan American (Pan Am) Games in Indianapolis USA are described. The situation called for an integrated solution that could manage the 5000 voice, data, and video circuits residing within several different networks providing communications for 6500 data terminals and 143 computers spanning 40 locations. The scope of network management is examin... View full abstract»

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  • Customer control of network management from the service provider's perspective

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):35 - 40
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    The current status of Japanese business communications and private network management is discussed, covering requirements, functions, and standardization of network management. The gap between user needs and technology as well as the issue of introduction and operating costs of management systems are examined. Technological elements that are essential to customer control of management functions ar... View full abstract»

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  • Managing networks in a multi-vendor environment

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):41 - 42
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    The Unified Network Management Architecture (UNMA), developed by AT&T to provide a base for network management in a multilevel environment, is discussed. The functions of data management addressed by UNMA are delineated. These comprise five functional areas recognized by the standards groups working in network management, namely configuration, faults, performance, accounting, and security, as well... View full abstract»

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  • An OSI-based interoperability architecture for managing hybrid networks

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):61 - 69
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (7)
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    The management of hybrid corporate networks comprising a wide variety of equipment and services offered by different vendors and service providers is addressed. The public carrier environment in which such networks must operate is described. Five categories of system management functional areas set forth in the ISO/IEC Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) standards are defined. They are fault manage... View full abstract»

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  • IBM's network management approach

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):70 - 75
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (1)
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    The management functions requested by customers, namely problem management, change management, configuration management, performance management, accounting management, and operational control of the network, are discussed, emphasizing the need for a solution that provides a seamless view of voice, data, and bandwidth management networks. IBM's approach to meeting these needs is described. It is a ... View full abstract»

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  • The future of customer control

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):76 - 80
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    The state of the art in the various segments of the customer control network management business is surveyed, and projections of the future of each of these segments are presented. Among the anticipated developments discussed are the use of expert-system-based technologies to automate the alarm correlation function, convergence on five principal data network standards, the use of automated tools t... View full abstract»

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IEEE Communications Magazine, considered by most to be their most important member benefit, provides timely information on all aspects of communications: monthly feature articles describe technology, systems, services, market trends, development methods, regulatory and policy issues, and significant global events.

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