Network Management Strategy

Unit 4 Assignment

Network Management Strategy


Before you begin this assignment, please complete the practice labs and the discussion for this unit. Note: Microsoft Visio is provided for your use via MS Imagine. See the Microsoft Software section in the Unit 1 studies for more information.

Then use the Internet and the library to research the assignment topic. You will need at least three recent, relevant, professional resources to support your work.


For this assignment, you will develop a network management strategy. Such a strategy can add value to your network by improving and updating your monitoring tools and ensuring that you are up-to-date with all of the processes and procedures needed to quantify risks to your network.

Prepare a 3–?4 page network management strategy that you could present to the CIO of the organization you have selected. Your strategy should support the design of your network that you completed in the previous assignments.

Within your network management strategy:

Explain the role of network management.

Describe at least three tools used for network management.

Describe at least three tools used to monitor network performance.

Explain the role that remote access plays in managing a network.

Propose a strategy for managing the organization’s network infrastructure.

The assignment you submit should be approximately 3–?4 pages in length, including the diagram you create. Be sure your document is professionally written, free of errors, and that your citations and references follow APA guidelines.