Cisco® netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 is part of the Cisco netManager family of products, built to manage small and medium-sized data networks of up to 100 devices and 100 wireless access points. It provides easy-to-use monitoring and diagnostics for small and medium-sized networks of Cisco network devices (like routers, switches, PIX® firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDSs), Adaptive Security Algorithm (ASA), wireless LAN controller, and wireless access points), third-party network devices, and office devices like servers and printers.
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 Features and Benefits
Table 1 lists some key features in the product and the benefits.
Table 1. Features and Benefits
Autodiscovery of the network
Provides console-based autodiscovery of the network, which helps users to quickly discover the network and start monitoring. Autodiscovery of the network can be performed using SNMP smart scan, IP range scan, and network neighborhood scan.
Inventory migration from CiscoWorks Small Network Management Solution (SNMS)
Existing CiscoWorks SNMS customers can export their inventory and import it into Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0. This will help them maintain the same inventory of devices in Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0.
Real-time actionable network-level topology
Provides visibility into network connectivity and related information by means of an autogenerated real-time physical connectivity view that not only shows interconnections between different devices but also presents the current operational status of each of the devices and applications in the network.
Presents the current operational status of the network through physical connectivity views and provides contextual tools to view the current alert status and historical information.
Rich notification and diagnostic tools for easy troubleshooting
Helps enable easy integration into customer monitoring and troubleshooting workflows by means of notification mechanisms such as SNMP traps, Short Message Service (SMS), e-mails, beeper, pager, syslog, active script activation, service restart, windows pop-up action, and Web alarms. The product also provides a rich array of diagnostic tools like ping, Telnet, trace route, device manager Web page launch, and so on.
Support for a broad range of Cisco network devices and other third-party network devices
Supports a broad range of Cisco network devices, third-party network devices including small and medium-sized business (SMB) desktop devices like servers, printers, and workstations. This will help customers to monitor their entire network using one product end to end.
Rich real-time and historical reports for performance and active monitoring
Provides rich real-time and historical reports for performance and active monitoring, enabling easy troubleshooting and trending.
Upgrades and Inventory Migration
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 is the first release, and there are no upgrade paths offered from CiscoWorks SNMS at this time. Device inventory data can be migrated from an existing CiscoWorks SNMS server to help ease the migration to Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0.
Pricing and Availability
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 is a major software release. The end of sale (EOS) and end of life (EOL) of CiscoWorks SNMS 1.5 and 1.5.1 are being made in conjunction with this new product announcement. Product orderability for the CiscoWorks SNMS 1.5.1 release will remain turned on for 6 months, and customer-known defects will continue to be supported as specified in the Cisco EOS and EOL product bulletin.
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 will begin shipping on October 19, 2007. Customers can order these new products through normal Cisco sales channels as of October 1, 2007.
Table 2 lists ordering information. Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure is available for purchase through regular Cisco sales and distribution channels worldwide. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Homepage.
Table 2. Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 Ordering Information
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 for 50 devices and 50 Access Points
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 for 100 devices and 100 Access Points
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 for 50 devices and 50 Access Points - 1 Yr
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 for 100 devices and 100 Access Points - 1Yr
Cisco netManager IP 1.0 Infrastructure upgrade from 50 to 100 devices
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 to Cisco netManager Unified Communications 1.0 upgrade for 250 phones
Cisco netManager IP Infrastructure 1.0 to Cisco netManager Unified Communications 1.0 upgrade for 500 phones
Service and Support
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