This book is designed as a quick, but accurate, summary of what network management is, who should worry about it, and why. This introduction explains where network management came from and points out the key aspects to be focused on. Beginning with a definition of the field of network management, it gives an overview of the basic choices that a potential user faces, followed by a description of different communication realms, and how management takes place within and across them. A particularly useful chapter provides a lucid explanation of OSI and other standards and how they relate to network communications. Finally, the student will get to see network management at work in real- life situations. Features Includes examples of network management at work in real-life situations. Offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the OSI model, as it relates to network communciations. Includes plenty of colorful diagrams and second-color side bars help make the material accessible and convenient as a reference. Explains where network management came from and points out the key aspects to be focused on. 0201563711B04062001Motorola Codex Staff is the author of 'Basics Book of OSI and Networking Management - Motorola Codex - Paperback' with ISBN 9780201563719 and ISBN 0201563711.