Network performance management using OpManager

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A simple, organized approach by which you can zero in on causes of network performance problems and how to resolve them using ManageEngine OpManager

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Network performance management using OpManager

  1. 1. Network Performance Management using OpManager OpManager Marketing Team
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Understand today’s Network Management challenges and how to solve these using OpManager </li></ul>
  3. 3. Back to Basics - Inventory <ul><li>Network Inventory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What devices do I have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to automatically discover devices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How are they connected? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to visualize your WAN infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Back to basics – Availability Monitoring <ul><li>Network Availability Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which devices are down? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up Down monitoring of routers, switches, servers, WAN links etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Network Performance Management <ul><li>The most important Network Management challenge today is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is the Application slow? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a Network manager you are only worried about “Why is the Network slow?” part of the problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>End Users experience sluggish performance of an application that is running in the Data Center which they are accessing over a WAN from the branch office </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Network Managers need to ensure whether the problem is with the Network </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why is the Network Slow? <ul><li>Usual Suspects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Utilization of links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance degradation caused by a component fault </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eg. A faulty, overloaded or a wrongly configured router </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Troubleshooting Network Performance – High Utilization <ul><li>Analyzing WAN Traffic using Cisco Netflow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the link utilization abnormally high? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it legitimate business traffic or is a user streaming video? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify which user or application consumes more bandwidth in real-time </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Troubleshooting Network Performance - WAN RTT <ul><li>Identify bottlenecks in your WAN using Cisco IP SLA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which paths have the highest RTT? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pinpoint network devices with high latency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it your Network router or ISP routers? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Troubleshooting Network Performance – Component Health <ul><li>Health of Network Devices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are your router overloaded? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance metrics like CPU utilization, Memory utilization, Temperature etc. give you visibility into device health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is causing the overload? – Wrong configuration ? Abnormally high traffic? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Network Configuration Management <ul><li>Automate Configuration management to reduce incidents due to unauthorized manual config changes </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tons of Features that we did not cover <ul><li>OpManager for Server Performance Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Infrastructure – Exchange, SQL, AD etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware monitoring </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. ManageEngine 90-10 Value Vendor Landscape ManageEngine Software is used by over 40,000 customers including 3 out of every 5 Fortune 500 companies
  13. 13. IT Management Portfolio ManageEngine is the only IT management vendor focused on bringing a complete IT management portfolio to the mid sized enterprise
  14. 14. Summary <ul><li>OpManager helps you solve the “Why is the Network Slow” problem effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Helps you move beyond basic Network availability management by leveraging Cisco Netflow and IP SLA technologies for Network performance management </li></ul><ul><li>Part of ManageEngine – broader portfolio of affordable IT management products offering the 90-10 promise </li></ul>
  15. 15. Next Steps <ul><li>Go to www. opmanager .com to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download an Eval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See a live Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare editions and pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email eval @ manageengine .com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For personalized demos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help with evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Discussion <ul><li>Thanks </li></ul><ul><li>from </li></ul><ul><li>opmanager-marketing@manageengine.com </li></ul>
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