How do your company’s business needs impact your network? Do you know when your network is busiest? When do you have the least amount of traffic? Have you been considering moving some or all of your network into the cloud? Do you have questions about how to save money and make the most of your network bandwidth?

Network Management Planning helps you answer all these questions and more. The process involves:


  • Knowing your business and what it is trying to accomplish
  • Translating your business requirements into network requirements
  • Collecting existing network topology and usage data
  • Analyzing the data
  • Developing a plan
  • Verifying the plan
  • Implementing the plan


Are you ready to learn more? SolarWinds also offers you the training you need, as well as network professional certification. For starters, take a look at the video, Learn: Network Management Planning.

For specific information on becoming a SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP), see How to Get Certified. The SolarWinds Certified Professional program is an accredited certification designed to validate your skills in network management by testing you in_ key knowledge areas. Becoming an SCP enables you to demonstrate your skill, get your geek credit, and promote yourself. Get started by reviewing the process and evaluating your readiness. And it doesn’t even require you leave your office!