This paper provides detailed information on the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) management model - TMN. It describes the TMN framework in terms of the managed object model in addition to describing the relationship between Manager and Agent.The module also explains the relationship between the TMN 5 layer model and standard network elements found with both fixed and wireless networks. This includes a description of the TMN functions; Operation System, Mediation Device, Q Adapter, Network Element, Work Station and Data Communication Network.The protocol CMIP (Common Management Information Protocol) is also discussed in addition to CORBA (Common Object Resource Broker Architecture) and the IP based protocol - SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).
OKON ELIJAH PETER
The phenomenal success of IT and telecommunication would not have been possible without any effective management framework. The management technologies have also been maturing with evolution of IT& telecom. In this paper, we trace out some important traditional and current telecommunications management technologies in terms of their strength and limitations. We analyze them in order to draw lessons and guidelines for emerging researching in this field.
Gurdev Singh 1707417
A network is a system that transmits any combination of voice, video and/or data between users.
A network can be defined by its geographical dimensions and by which the user’s PC access it.
A network consists of a:
The network operating system (Windows NT/2000TM/Xp) on the user’s PC (client) and server.
The cables connecting all network devices (user’s PC, server, peripherals, etc.).
All supporting network components (hubs, routers and switches, etc.).
Computer Network means an interconnected collection of autonomous computers.