Patent Number: 7,613,129

Title: Managing information describing a communications network

Abstract: A system and method for managing information describing a communications network. In accordance with the present invention, a set of communication devices are identified, and one or more identifiers are assigned to each of the devices. A workbook storing the assigned identifiers is maintained, and a network specification book is provided. The network specification book includes specification information associated with the communications network, including the assigned identifiers. An update tool is utilized to automatically insert at least a portion of the specification information into the workbook.

Inventors: Dwekat; Zyad Ahmad (Raleigh, NC), Tedder; Kenneth (Overland Park, KS), Boland; Kevin Thomas (Olathe, KS)

Assignee: Embarq Corporation

International Classification: H04L 1/00 (20060101); H04L 12/26 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017