Network management is a tool to operate, administer and maintain the network systems
of a businesses organization. It enables the computers in a company to communicate
with other computer inside or outside of the company. In any business organization, it is
necessary to maintain properly working network system in order to have a continuous
business operation and prevent any network disruptions and downtimes.
There are many network management products that can help companies in sustaining
their daily network operations. These tools provide efficient service deployment and
practical network management that suits any business requirement. It can help in easing
planned network maintenance and early detection of network outage. Many of the
network management products also have a network performance and health monitoring
features that can manage the services delivered to the customer, the client or the
company’s business partners.
Almost all network management products available today offer a distributed, scalable
architecture that is able to manage different network elements without changing the
infrastructure’s existing network solution. This means that multiple products, operating
systems and platforms can be facilitated with just a single network management product
installed on the company. With network management products installed, authorized
personnel are capable of monitoring and managing new and existing technologies and
products while still having access to the current software already in place in the system.
Many network management products deliver a number of security and reporting features
that assure companies and organizations a flexible, reliable and consistent performance in
a secured network infrastructure.