How to Make an Affordable Transition to SNMP

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About the Author

Bob Berry

Bob Berry is the founder and CEO of DPS Telecom, a leading developer of integrated network alarm monitoring solutions. Bob's engineering skill and dedication to solving his clients' real-world problems has grown DPS from a small consulting firm to an Inc. 500 company.

How This White Paper Will Help You

If you're moving your network to SNMP-based alarm monitoring, you've got a problem. How are you going to manage all your existing equipment that does not support SNMP?

You can't afford to just replace all your old equipment. You can't lose alarm visibility of critical equipment, either.

This white paper will show you proven, field-tested protocol mediation solutions that will integrate your non-SNMP equipment with your SNMP manager, without you having to spend a fortune on replacement or sacrificing essential alarm capabilities.

TL1 users face all the same issues of integrating legacy equipment. The protocol mediation solutions in this paper will also mediate legacy alarms to TL1 autonomous messages.

Do you need a protocol mediation solution? 3
What equipment can be mediated to SNMP? 4
Show this to your boss! 5
OK, so I CAN mediate all that stuff.. but why SHOULD I? 6
Protocol mediation beats the alternatives 7
You can't afford to replace large sections of your network 8
You need to monitor ALL your equipment...
And you need to monitor everything on one screen 10
Compared to the alternatives, protocol mediation is the best choice because it... 11
How does protocol mediation work? - Converting protocols 12
A field-tested, proven SNMP alarm mediation solution 13
What will T/Mon protocol mediation do for you? 14
Protocol mediation options: NetGuardian and NetMediator 15
How do I know it works? 16
Where can I get more information? 17
I'm ready to take a serious look at T/Mon protocol mediation - what do I do next? 18
My promise to you 19
T/Mon NOC Product Data Sheet 20
T/Mon NOC Protocols and devices - 1
T/Mon NOC Protocols and devices - 2
T/Mon NOC Protocols and devices - 3
T/Mon NOC Protocols and devices - 4
T/Mon NOC Specifications 25

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