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Issue 1 • Date 1988

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  • Preface

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s): 2
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    Our industry has made significant advances in supporting both advanced network topologiesa nd interconnected networks during the past several years. The traditional star networks are rapidly evolving into distributed amalgamations of subnetworks built on different networking technologies and often supplied by multiple vendors. Ownership and management of these networks may span organizational boun... View full abstract»

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  • SNA network management directions

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):3 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (5)
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    Network management is the process of monitoring and controlling the components of a communication-oriented network of information systems in the areas of configuration management, operational control, problem management, change management, and performance and accounting management. This paper discusses the evolution of the SNA network management architecture and products that implement that archit... View full abstract»

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  • Utilizing the SNA Alert in the management of multivendor networks

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):15 - 31
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (10)
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    Managing multivendor networks is one of the largest challenges facing vendors and customers in data processing and telecommunications. This paper focuses on one aspect of managing multivendor network environments: problem notification, isolation, and resolution, via Systems Network Architectures Alert. It describes an extension to the SNA Alert function, termed the generic Alert, that makes it pos... View full abstract»

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  • NetView/PC

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):32 - 44
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (3)
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    NetView/PC™ is an IBM program offering that provides the first implementation of a Systems Network Architecture (SNA) service point on an IBM Personal Computer. It allows integration of non-SNA devices such as computerized branch exchanges or Token Ring local-area networks into a central SNA network management facility by forwarding Alert information from these devices to a host-based netwo... View full abstract»

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  • An integrated network management product

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):45 - 59
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (2)
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    The NetView™ program is the cornerstone of IBM's network management concept. It allows enterprises to consolidate their network operations at a centralized point and is a key element in providing the function to perform the major disciplines of network management. This paper describes how and why the NetView program originated, the components that make up the product, the network management... View full abstract»

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  • An architecture for a business and information system

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):60 - 80
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (12)
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    The transaction-processing environment in which companies maintain their operational databases was the original target for computerization and is now well understood. On the other hand, access to company information on a large scale by an end user for reporting and data analysis is relatively new. Within IBM, the computerization of informational systems is progressing, driven by business needs and... View full abstract»

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  • Books

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):81 - 85
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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