Hope is Not a Strategy: Avoiding Common Network Management Mistakes


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Source: Netcordia
Date: April 2010
Type: Webcast
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Overview: Even though the importance of applications and network performance grows every day, many IT organizations rely on hope and luck when managing the network infrastructure. The IT teams are always trying their best to reduce the risk of performance and implement processes to help with the flow however once a new change or configuration is implemented; they often hope everything will work fine.

This recorded presentation discusses the impact of relying on hope and luck and highlights the five most common mistakes made by IT teams today when they continue to use the same practices even though technology and requirements are changing daily.

The mistakes include manually managing the network infrastructure, believe the change management process is the same as managing change, and keeping performance and change management views in separate buckets. The paper covers each mistake, the business impact and the best approach to reduce the risk of falling into the same trap over and over.

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