Business aware Policy-based Management

  title={Business aware Policy-based Management},
  author={Issam Aib and Mathias Sall{\'e} and Cesare Bartolini and Abdel Boulmakoul and Raouf Boutaba and Guy Pujolle},
  journal={2006 IEEE/IFIP Business Driven IT Management},
In this paper, we introduce a business aware framework for the policy-based management of IT Systems and its application to utility computing environments. The framework couples two main subsystems on top of an IETF-like policy-based resource control layer. They are MBO (Management by Business Objectives) where the decision ability supported by analysis of business objectives resides, and GSLA (Generalized SLA), an advanced framework for SLA driven management that lends itself quite naturally… CONTINUE READING
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