10 things you need to do to manage your network effectively

by Darragh Delaney from ComputerWorld

It can be expensive and time consuming implementing network management systems which claim to do everything. This adds up to headaches for network managers and can result in wasted money. In my view, you have to get the basics right before you consider buying one of the many types of network management systems that currently exist.
This list outlines the top 10 things that you need to do to manage your network effectively.