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Technology Briefing: Network Management Services
As a result, policy management represents a new breed of products. But the array of products marketed as policy managers can be as confusing as the task of establishing, implementing, and maintaining policies.
At the low end, policy management products consist of templates designed to help managers define and publish policies. Other products configure network devices remotely to simplify the implementation and maintenance of policies. Still others offer enforcement checks. A few products try to integrate all these features, but even these tend to concentrate on security, network traffic, or workstation policies.
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