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Best Network Management Practices?

Today the Google folks are blogging about network management practices. The main thrust of the article:

“So the real question for today’s broadband networks is not whether they need to be managed, but rather how.”

How, indeed. Transmission rate caps, two-tiered pricing, and privately-owned connections (especially exciting for nerds like yours truly) are among the many suggestions put forth by experts. However service providers decide to manage their networks, what’s important is that it is the network engineers and IT specialists deciding the best management practices for their particular company, and not a regulatory body mandating a series of one-size-fits-all, innovation-stifling “solutions.”

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