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Cisco Network Management


Cisco LAN management solutions provide powerful management tools that simplify the configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Cisco networks to improve the accuracy and efficiency of your operations staff, increase the overall availability of your network through proactive planning, and maximize network security.

  • Cisco management solutions can track and regulate configuration and software changes throughout a multi- vendor network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and wireless access points. It provides unparalleled visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology best practices.
  • Cisco management solutions provide IT organizations with an integrated system for sharing device information across applications and provides:
    • A centralized system for sharing device information across all LMS applications, improving manageability and system wide awareness of network changes 
    • Network discovery, topology views, end-station tracking, and VLAN management 
    • Real-time network fault analysis with easy-to-deploy device-specific best-practice templates 
    • Hardware and software inventory management, centralized configuration tools, and Syslog monitoring 
    • Monitoring and tracking of network response time and availability
    • Real-time device, link, and port-traffic management, analysis, and reporting

 

The CiscoWorks Family of products provide comprehensive network-management solutions to improve IT organizational effectiveness through task automation, simplification, and integration.  Cisco Management solutions also include network compliance management which tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout the network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and wireless access points and provides visibility into network changes and compliance.
Products
Features

  • (restricted device support)-Designed for enterprise networks consisting of 50 to 300 Cisco devices per server
  • (unrestricted device support)-Designed for large enterprise networks consisting of 300 to 1500 devices per server.


  • Real-time fault detection, analysis, and reporting using device knowledge and fault rules based on Cisco best practices for each device.


  • A robust set of Layer 2 tools for device and connectivity discovery, detailed topology views, virtual LAN/LAN Emulation (VLAN/LANE) and ATM configuration, end-station tracking, Layer 2 and 3 path analysis, and IP phone user and path information.


  • Tools for managing Cisco devices using inventory- and device-change management, network-configuration and software-image management, network availability, and syslog analysis.


  • GUI providing back- and front-panel displays of devices in a dynamic, color-coded graphical display. Simplifies device-status monitoring, device-specific component diagnostics, and application launching.


  • A network response-time and availability troubleshooting application. This tool empowers network engineers to proactively troubleshoot network performance using real-time and historical reports.


  • Provides the infrastructure for a common management-desktop experience and services for securing access to all CiscoWorks applications. Facilities include a foundation for integrating with other Cisco and third-party applications


  • The CiscoWorks Interface Configuration Manager (ICM) is a bulk access port configuration network-management application. It provides enhanced graphical configuration and reporting capabilities to help you manage access ports. 
  • The manager is geared toward Layer 2 network admission control (NAC) configuration on switches, simplifies the complexity of Layer 2 NAC configuration, and reduces time and cost needed for consistent configuration on switches network wide.


 

  • Integrates, correlates, and analyzes security event data from throughout the enterprise network to improve visibility and provide actionable intelligence.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage throughout the network-from network data center to branch offices, to network endpoints. And demonstrating regulatory compliance, prevent catastrophic loss, and conduct historical or forensic analysis if an attack occurs.


  • Web-based network management solution for small to medium-sized businesses, with 40 or fewer Cisco internetworking devices such as switches, routers, hubs, and access servers.  
  • Can also monitor third-party IT assets such as servers, applications, services, and printers.


  • Helps centralize network and service operations with autonomous application management by individual business units. It easily integrates with existing upper-layer network management systems and operations support systems while extending manageability to e-business operations.


  • Tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout your multi-vendor network infrastructure (including Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and wireless access points). It improves visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology best practices.
Benefits
  • Supports both Cisco and multi-vendor routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and wireless access points
  • A centralized system for sharing device information across all LMS applications, improving manageability and system wide awareness of network changes
  • Network discovery, topology views, end-station tracking, and VLAN management
  • Real-time network fault analysis with easy-to-deploy device-specific best-practice templates
  • Hardware and software inventory management, centralized configuration tools, and Syslog monitoring
  • Monitoring and tracking of network response time and availability
  • Real-time device, link, and port-traffic management, analysis, and reporting Allows organizations to track compliance throughout the network with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology best practices
Target Markets

  • Enterprise: Helps enterprises to predict the performance impact of new applications and new network services on existing infrastructures and services prior to deployment.
  • Financial Services: Helps financial services firms optimize network performance by providing behavioral insights into network, application,, and remote access configuration issues and recommending corrective actions.
  • Education: Helps enable educational IT managers to fine-tune bandwidth requirements to achieve predictable application performance while reducing operational inefficiencies across campus deployments.
  • SMB: Provides a web-based network management solution for small to medium-sized businesses, with 40 or fewer Cisco internetworking devices such as switches, routers, hubs, and access servers.
  • Retail: Provides retailers with a complete enterprise-class security and control solution for WLAN deployments and protects real-time business-critical applications and creates a secure, mobile, interactive workplace for retailers deploying wireless LANs.
  • Healthcare: It improves visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory; IT, corporate governance, and technology best practices and helps IT staff identify and correct trends that could lead to problems such as network instability and service interruption.
  • Financial: Provides healthcare institutions with regulatory reports enabled for the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act, Visa Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 (GLBA), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT), and Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), and it provides the detailed metrics.

Questions to Ask

  1. Do you want to provide IT with tools capable of fault management, scalable topology views, sophisticated configuration, Layer 2 and 3 path analysis, voice-supported path trace, WAN performance troubleshooting, end-station tracking, and device troubleshooting?
  2. Does your IT department need tools for managing Cisco and third-party devices using inventory- and device-change management, network-configuration and software-image management, network availability, and syslog analysis?
  3. Are you looking for LAN management that provides a lightweight desktop interface that facilitates rapid navigation between tools and that can be modified to individual workflow needs?
  4. Do you want to be able to automated fault detection recognizes common problems in networks?
  5. Do you want real-time fault detection, analysis, and reporting using device knowledge and fault rules based on Cisco best practices for each device?
  6. Do you need a management tools capable of diagnosing you IP communications network and IP phones in real-time to prevent slow response times and communications interruptions?

Contact

Wendy Tey

6876 9220

wtey@comstor.com.sg