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<a href=”http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/”>SearchNetworking -dot- com</a> is a great online resource. They have an entire section of their site devoted to <a href=”http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/topics/0,295493,sid7_tax299240,00.html”>network management topics</a>, as well as a network management newsletter which you can subscribe to. To catch up on SearchNetworking.com’s recent tips, you can find them in the <a href=”http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/tips/index/0,289482,sid7_tax289202,00.html”>network management tip index</a>.
You may also find some video tutorials on YouTube.