Telecommunications Network Management: Technologies and Implementations

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Salah Aidarous, Thomas Plevyak
Wiley, Dec 31, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
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"This volume brings together the full range of topics in telecommunications network management, including the evolution of management techniques and first-hand accounts of management experiences in new technologies and services. The reader will understand how information modeling and distributed management help in simplifying network representation, introducing computing platforms, where necessary, and offsetting operations costs.Telecommunications Network Management is key to successfully keeping up with the increasingly market-driven telecommunications field. It covers a wide range of topics from the evolution of management techniques to the experiences of management in new technologies and services. Where the authors' previous book, NETWORK MANAGEMENT INTO THE 21st CENTURY, introduced network management techniques, standards, and applications, this book covers the implementation of these concepts in today's telecommunications industry. Foremost experts in the field have contributed all original material for this important book that will provide the reader with experiences in implementing management infrastructures for information networking."

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Information Modeling and Its Role in Network Management
OSI Systems Management Internet SNMP
Management Platforms

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About the author (1997)

Salah Aidarous is the Director of Product Planning at the Network Management Division of NEC America, working on the planning and development of integrated network management systems. Prior to NEC, he was with Nortel Technology (formerly BNR) working on a broad range of assignments in telecommunications networks and services planning and development. Dr. Aidarous is a senior editor of IEEE Network magazine, senior editor of the Journal on Network and Systems Management, chairman of the Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure (TCII), and coeditor and an author of Telecommunications Network Management into the 21st Century: Techniques, Standards, Technologies, and Applications.

Thomas Plevyak is the president of the IEEE Communications Society. His two-year term of office began 1 January 1998. Mr. Plevyak is an IEEE Fellow, the past director of Publications of the IEEE Communications Society, and a former editor-in-chief of IEEE Communications magazine. He retired after 28 years with Bell Laboratories and AT&T Network Systems (now Lucent Technologies), and is now responsible for operations and network management standards for Bell Atlantic in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Plevyak is former vice-chairman of the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL), Permanent Consultative Committee 1 (PCC.1), a unit of the Organization of American States. He is coeditor and an author of Telecommunications Network Management into the 21st Century: Techniques, Standards, Technologies, and Applications.

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