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Requirements Analysis

Process

The principles, guidelines, and procedures for requirements analysis are all part of the process model. This model, shown in Figure 3.1, outlines the major steps to gather, analyze, and develop requirements for your network.

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Figure 3.1 The Requirements Analysis Process

3.1 Objectives

In this chapter you will learn about gathering and managing user, application, device, and network requirements. This includes setting and managing your customer’s expectations about the network. You will learn about determining the variables to measure (service metrics) and how to make measurements. We introduce modeling and simulation, ...

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