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Posted on 10.12.18 by Jeff Edwards

Did China Pull off the Biggest Hardware Hack in History?

For years, there have been concerns of the Chinese government building backdoors and spying capabilities in to phones and hardware built on their soil, and now it seems those concerns are coming to head with a recent Bloomberg story that alleges that Chinese government...

Posted on 10.12.18 by Greg Mooney

WhatsUp Gold Integration with Cisco Connected TAC

In this podcast, Ipswitch's Director of EMEA, John McArdle, discusses a new and powerful integration within Ipswitch's network monitoring tool, WhatsUp Gold.

Posted on 10.05.18 by Jeff Edwards

Defrag This - Monitoring Security in AWS

How do you ensure the security of a third of America’s web traffic? By comprehensively understanding the different attack vectors related to your cloud services, specifically AWS (Amazon web services). And being prepared to react fast.

Posted on 09.21.18 by Jeff Edwards

VIDEO: How to Discover Azure Virtual Machines in WhatsUp Gold 2018

A new feature in Ipswitch's WhatsUp Gold network monitoring product is the ability to monitor Azure Virtual Machines. In this video from Ipswitch contributor Adam Betram, we'll cover how to add an Azure credential to WhatsUp Gold and how to set up an initial discovery to...

Posted on 09.04.18 by Jeff Edwards

Video: How To Scan For—and Lock Down—Open Ports with WhatsUp PortScanner

Foot-printing your environment is the first step to identifying ways in which intruders can penetrate your network. Thankfully, we offer a free utility that helps with precisely this task! In this Snip, Anthony Howell shows you how to use Ipswitch's WhatsUp PortScanner...

Posted on 08.29.18 by Nate Lewis

How to Choose a Network Configuration Management Tool

Network teams have a lot on their plate. No one’s disputing that. Today, network admins are provided with a wide range of network management tools that can make their job just a bit easier. That said, it’s not as easy as just picking out a solution and crossing your...

Posted on 08.29.18 by Greg Mooney

Monitor Dark Web Traffic with WhatsUp Gold 2018

Monitoring traffic on the dark web is the kind of thing that IT administrators worry about, but they can't do anything about. Now IT can pinpoint who and what is accessing the dark web from corporate networks with WhatsUp Gold 2018. 

Posted on 08.22.18 by Jacqueline Lee

How to Meet SLAs in Healthcare IT

Many health care IT organizations create service-level agreements (SLAs) for new applications and infrastructure projects. It's important to collect metrics related to SLA line items and review your metrics on a regular basis.

Posted on 08.17.18 by Mark Towler

Manage Virtual Machines On-Premises and in the Public Cloud

Virtualization is becoming more and more popular among IT communities, and with good reason. But that popularity will require a greater level of vigilance as well.

Posted on 07.19.18 by Jeff Edwards

Five Best Practices for Network Configuration and Change Management

When your business is growing so is your network. Even when business isn’t booming (thanks economy) your business’ infrastructure can be evolving too. What you need is a software tool that’s able to manage these network changes for you.

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