Articles by Michael Burton 

Apply Earned Value Management to Your Networking Projects

Earned Value Management (EVM) provides you with a tool to track your networking project's performance against predictions of both cost and schedule.

Use Microsoft Project to Manage Network Operations

Microsoft Project can be intimidating, but with a little time and effort it can provide you with a powerful tool to manage network operations.

ITIL Service Management for Enterprise Networks

ITIL and Network Operations: IT departments are under pressure to adopt stable, standardized management practices. ITIL provides a framework network managers can use to answer the call.

Understanding ITIL for Network Service Delivery

ITIL and Network Operations: IT departments are under pressure to adopt stable, standardized management practices. ITIL provides a framework network managers can use to answer the call.

Step-by-Step With Cisco's Hot Standby Router Protocol

Cisco's Hot Standby Router Protocol lets you add redundancy, fault tolerance, and load balancing to your network with relative ease. Michael Burton steps you through basic HSRP configuration and troubleshooting.

A Spoonful Of CIDR Helps the Routing Tables Go Down

In 1990, things looked grim for the Internet as routers sagged under the weight of an exploding address space. Learn how CIDR saved the day, and how it can help you deal with your own growing network.

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