Category: Networks


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ITSM Networks Podcast The New Different

Back to School in the New Different—SolarWinds TechPod 031

September 8, 2020

For campus IT, “back to school” holds an entirely different meaning for the Fall 2020 semester. On this episode of SolarWinds® TechPod™, Head Geek™ Liz Beavers is joined by Jenny Reeves, operations program manager for a K-12 school in Atlanta. They’ll recount the Spring journey as schools pivoted mid-semester to virtual classrooms, applying lessons learned as many schools …


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Networks SolarFocus

Here’s to the IT Pro!

August 21, 2020

The IT community has left its indelible mark on me—the sum of my experiences has led me to where I am now. I’m constantly impressed by IT’s creativity and ingenuity. No matter the circumstances, the time of day, or the hurdle, IT pros show …



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It Takes a Village to Fix a Spreadsheet

August 10, 2020

Ben Zoma said: “Who is wise? He who learns from every man, as it is said: ‘From all who taught me have I gained understanding’ (Psalms 119:99)” Pirkei Avot (The Wisdom of Our Fathers) 4:1 This is a meditation on inclusion, inclusiveness, being open-minded, …


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How to Get Up to Speed at a New Gig in IT

August 7, 2020

When IT professionals change jobs, it isn’t always a smooth and easy transition. Let’s say you worked somewhere else for a couple of years and got used to the environment you worked in. It was your kitchen; you knew what was in each drawer …


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Using Non-Enterprise Gear in an Enterprise World

July 24, 2020

Different IT organizations have different needs. The one-man shop might find the best success with open-source software, while enterprises often need something a little more. But occasionally you’ll see an enterprise using open-source or something designed for a small to medium-sized business. This can …


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I Can Do That, Dave: Exploring AIOps

July 8, 2020

The movies are filthy with examples of artificial intelligence. Some, like the first Terminator, are evil. Some, like the Star Wars droids, work for the good guys. And so many of them are flatly iconic—Blade Runner (both of them), 2001: A Space Odyssey, War …


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Audit Trails Are Critical for Tracking Network Activity

June 30, 2020

As networks become more distributed and complex, it’s becoming ever more challenging for IT professionals to track all the events happening on their networks. Still, it’s vitally important to do so—logging activity on an agency’s network is critical to determining who’s on the network, …