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Performance and Fault Management by James M. Thompson, Kent J. Phelps, Robert L. Pavone, Christopher E. Elliott, Paul L. Della Maggiora

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Policy Management Tools

A policy management tool helps you manage your SLAs, policies, and rules to ensure that your network is configured properly to best meet these requirements. In addition, it needs to verify that your network is meeting these requirements and alert you when it is not, or when the network can reasonably be expected to not meet your user's needs—in the area of bandwidth, for example.

Policy management tools provide many of the same capabilities that were covered in the earlier sections of this chapter and shown in Figure 9-1. The difference is the focus of the tool. Similar to the shift from the structured programming techniques to object-oriented programming, policy management tools make your agreements with the users of ...

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