Network performance managementNow that we are in the 21st century, most companies need to have some form ofconnectivity or another in order to have their business running well. In another word,network management can be the life line of these companies. Can you imagineYahoo, Google, and Ebay going down for a few minutes? Millions of dollars could belost during those few minutes. As such, the importance of network management inthis type of companies cannot be underestimated.In order to understand this better, we have to look at the ISO (InternationalOrganization for Standardization) which looks at security management, faultmanagement, configuration management, accounting management and performancemanagement.Security ManagementSecurity Management looks at alerting the personnel when resources are accessed. Anexample would be emailing or calling the network personnel that a resource is downand needed his attention or sending messages when certain files is accessed.Fault ManagementFault Management is to log, find, and alert the network personnel of problems thatwill effect the systems operations.Configuration ManagementConfiguration Management is to identify effects on networks operation after trackingthe software plus the hardware on the network.Accounting ManagementThis is to watch and determine the usage of information or resources for billingpurposes. A typical company such as a mobile company or internet service providerwould need these features in their business operations to bill their customer.Performance ManagementMonitoring, assessing, and adjusting the available bandwidth and network resourceusage are tasks that are performed by network personnel as part of performancemanagement system. This is to make the network run more efficiently.In order to have a good system, the 6 pillars of network management need to beimplemented by the network personnel in their companies.http://performanceappraisalebooks.info/ : Over 200 ebooks, templates, forms forperformance appraisal.