Tag: network monitoring

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Monitoring Business Plan: Part Two


You’ve prepared and know the answer to, “Why do you need extra money for something you’re already doing?” (If you’re a little rusty, be sure to read part one.) But now you need to know how to answer in a way that makes sense …


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Monitoring Business Plan: Part One


So, you finally decided to start monitoring your environment or you’re considering upgrading your existing monitoring solutions. Maybe you already decided on a specific product, the proof of concept worked out fine, and you got a great offer from the vendor. You managed to …


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How to Create ACLs


It’s no secret that I have a love affair with all things “monitoring.” I love the tools; I love the basic techniques those tools execute; I love the ways the data can be visualized and used; I love the opportunities for automation that monitoring …



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Must-Have Tools for the Enterprise Data Center


Today’s data center is full of moving parts. If your data center is hosted on-premises, there’s a lot to do day-in and day-out to make sure everything is functioning as planned. If your data center is a SaaS data center hosted in the cloud, there are …


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Choosing Monitoring Tools for the SMB


Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to get overlooked when it comes to solutions that fit their needs for infrastructure monitoring. There are many tools that exist today that cater to the enterprise, where there’s a much larger architecture with many moving parts. The enterprise data …




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Are You “Flying Blind?”


Would you travel on an airplane if the flight crew were “flying blind?” What does it mean to be “flying blind?” Freedictionary.com defines it as “to do something based on guesswork, intuition, or without any help or instructions.” Think about it. Every aircraft is …


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The Cost of Monitoring – With the Wrong Tool


or “It’s not just the cost of buying the puppy, it’s the cost of feeding the puppy that adds up” This is a story I’ve told out loud many times, on conference calls, and around water coolers. But I’ve never written it down fully until now. …


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