Network Analyst

What Does Network Analyst Mean?

A network analyst is a person that reviews and analyzes computer networks for design/redesign, performance, scalability and other network operations-related issues.


They primarily serve as bridge between business and technical staff and help in designing, implementing, maintaining and improving a network in line with business and IT objectives.

Techopedia Explains Network Analyst

A network analyst is part of the team that designs, develops and deploys network solutions for businesses. They have familiarity and knowledge of the business domain plus skills and experience in network design and operations. Typically, a network analyst reviews business scope, current and future needs and provides input to the network design and implementation team.

A network analyst also analyzes existing network systems and provides recommendations for improving operations and performance, as well as new equipment, software, technologies and solutions.


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