Tower sites are vulnerable by lightning more often than any other site, because tower is higher than the surrounding terrain. Moreover, it is a conductor. Without proper protection and grounding microwave equipment will suffer damage.
Large network monitoring and maintenance requires a sophisticated network management system (NMS). Therefore, the NMS server hardware selection should not be done in a hurry, as nobody would like to experience the placidity of the server at the most unsuitable time.
This question is so important because precise answers will allow you to lower your expenses by avoiding unreasonably large antenna heights and will also allow averting unsatisfactory performance due to insufficient antenna heights.