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.
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.
Just what is network flow monitoring? To put it simply, network flow monitoring is a way of looking into the actual traffic flowing across a network.
It doesn’t take a ninja to know that Simple Network Management Protocol allows administrators to monitor network-attached devices. That said, you might actually need to be a ninja to enable and configure SNMP on Windows, Linux/Unix, Cisco, and ESXi.
“Make Life Simple!” Isn’t that the mantra for just about every network infrastructure administrator? They’re constantly fighting fires and responding to urgent calls—not only from end users, but also other members of the IT team that complain about the performance of a...
Modern corporate networks have become much more dynamic than they used to be. This makes it harder for sysadmins and network admins to know what's connected to the network.
In this article, we share some tips on how to construct an Request for Proposal (RFP) document. It will list the major things to consider when compiling your RFP (many of which often get overlooked) and provide guidelines on a typical RFP lifecycle.
According to the SANS Institute, Port Scanning is one of the most popular techniques attackers use to discover services that they can exploit to break into systems. Although Port Scanning isn’t inherently hostile, it is often the first step of reconnaissance used by...