Journal of Network and Systems Management

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 483–491 | Cite as

Network Management: Current Trends and Future Perspectives

  • Ankur GuptaEmail author
Thresholds Edited by Lawrence Bernstein

This article analyzes the frameworks employed by existing network management solutions and points out their shortcomings. It also examines the current trends as observed in various commercial solutions in the network management domain. Finally, the paper presents some future perspectives on the concepts/technologies which could be utilized to build the next generation of network management solutions.


challenges in network management state-of-the-art in network management future perspectives on network management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringModel Institute of Engineering and TechnologyJammuIndia

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