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SNMP ports: Using UDP ports 161,162

To understand the use of SNMP ports , one must first have an understanding of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Thankfully, a complete introduction of SNMP is included in SNMPcenter that explains what is SNMP and how this protocol is used for network management, i.e. to monitor and [...]

2020-11-03T16:24:46+00:00Nov 9th, 2020|Categories: NMS|Tags: |0 Comments

Server Monitoring: Principles of a future-proof solution

Server monitoring is an essential tool for all industries, whatever company size, as no one is happy when a server goes down. When it happens, it’s usually a fire drill for the IT team to figure out what’s wrong, and some times it results to a blame game with no [...]

2020-11-03T16:24:31+00:00Nov 5th, 2020|Categories: NMS|0 Comments

Application Monitoring Principles and Strategy

The IT industry is a fascinating one to work in because it’s a blend of art and science  and application monitoring is definitely both! Unlike other layers of monitoring that are very standardized, such as device or server monitoring, applications have more facets and dependencies that must be considered. Most [...]

2020-10-31T08:14:26+00:00Nov 3rd, 2020|Categories: NMS|0 Comments

Why scalability matters in Management solutions

Today’s networks are less differentiated by technology than ever before, but their size differences are emphasizing the importance of scalability! Everyone, from smaller single-location enterprises to large multinational corporations, are using many of the same basic building blocks including: Virtualized Servers Clouds - Public or private Storage Networks Core / [...]

2020-10-27T15:27:30+00:00Oct 26th, 2020|Categories: NMS|0 Comments

Introduction to SNMP protocol, definition, MIBs, OIDs, ports and more

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for network management, i.e. to monitor and configure devices on IP networks. I have been working on many network management products over the years, and most of them were related with SNMP one way or another, so I tend to [...]

2020-11-03T14:01:46+00:00Feb 8th, 2020|Categories: NMS, Standards|Tags: |0 Comments

Introduction to FCAPS – Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security

The FCAPS definition Fault Management Configuration management Accounting Performance Management Security FCAPS is a model created by TMN to be used by Network Operators and Service Providers to compare capabilities and features of Management & Monitoring Systems. The FCAPS model is used for Element [...]

2020-11-03T09:28:23+00:00Nov 29th, 2019|Categories: NMS, Standards|1 Comment

Re-imagining OSS/BSS

The recent TMForum’s Digital Transformation conference at Nice France, focused on the evolution of Operational Support Systems (OSS) and Business Support Systems (BSS), as the OSS/BSS industry is facing a transformation. The biggest challenge is that the OSS architecture is changing and is becoming based on openAPIs and common data stores that [...]

2020-10-27T15:32:41+00:00Jun 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured, NMS, Standards|0 Comments

How continuous software updates (Agile) is coming to Telco

If continuous software updates makes sense on PCs, tablets and phones regularly, why should it be any different for telecom nodes that handle mobile broadband traffic for entire cities? To provide continuous software updates, one must provide both continuous delivery and continuous deployment. These two terms are sometimes confused [...]

2020-10-27T15:50:15+00:00Oct 9th, 2017|Categories: NMS|Tags: |0 Comments

What is a REST interface and what are its benefits?

Here is a summary of what you need to know about REST: REST is an acronym for Representational State Transfer REST is an architecture style for designing networked applications. The idea is that, rather than using complex mechanisms such as CORBA, RPC or SOAP to connect between machines, simple HTTP [...]

2020-10-27T16:02:45+00:00Jun 16th, 2017|Categories: NMS|0 Comments

Infosim StableNet – Configuration, Performance and Fault Management from a single pane of glass

Infosim StableNet is Performance, Fault and Configuration Management all-in-one product that provides automated Service Fulfillment and Service Assurance solutions for Telcos, ISPs, Managed Service Providers and Corporations.Infosim has been developing and providing StableNet® to Telco and Enterprise customers since 2003. Infosim is privately held with offices in Germany (Wuerzburg - [...]

2020-10-27T15:12:47+00:00Mar 8th, 2017|Categories: NMS, Products|Tags: |0 Comments
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