Date Added: Aug 2010
Robust configuration and software image management is fundamental to effective management of today's network services. It is the key to timely network problem remediation, augmenting the powerful troubleshooting tools offered in Cisco Active Network Abstraction (ANA). It also renders timely technology and new service rollouts, crucial in today's rapidly evolving networks. This white paper discusses the tools provided in Cisco ANA for effective configuration management and software image management, allowing timely introduction of new technologies in the network, helping ensure detailed tracking of the configuration evolutions of network devices, and facilitating the establishment of a network baseline.