The Changing World of Network Management

Network management with a twist in the cloud.

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Although similar to traditional network management, managing cloud infrastructure and services is much more complex for enterprise IT managers. Dozens of cloud service providers, whether software-as-a-service or infrastructure are available, application workloads across the internet as opposed to private links within the data center, are just a few of the changing facets of network management. PC World offers some advice for network management in the cloud.

"’As long as the data models match when you want to orchestrate with other applications, either elsewhere in the cloud or internal to the enterprise, the integration process will be that much easier. And note, that is 'when' you want to do this, not 'if,' because this will be happening,’ Cohen says.”

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This article was originally published on Aug 12, 2011
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