12th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management took place in Dublin, Ireland. This year's theme was "Effective and Energy Efficient Management of Network and Services." In particular, Technical Sessions, Invited and Keynote Speakers, Application sessions, Panels, Posters, Birds-of-a-feather sessions, Tutorials, Workshops, and an Industrial experience track had been presented.
“Integrated management of networked systems and services is facing new challenges, stemming from difficult economic conditions and increasing environmental considerations. More than ever cost effective and energy efficient management strategies have become critical issues for all kinds of enterprises. The resulting demands for such management must be met in an environment of increasingly distributed and decentralized service provisioning and accelerated service lifecycles, often across organizational boundaries and over multi-vendor platforms. The theme of “Effective and Energy Efficient Management of Networks and Services” encapsulates the challenge faced by the community in moving to Next Generation Networks and Services Management solutions.”
Therefore, the original set of ideas of SESERV to tackle and address a socio-economic investigation across domains is considered even important in the following dimensions as discussed during IM 2011: