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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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The Cost of (Not) Monitoring


What does a wireless thermometer have in common with ping? Both can keep a business from losing cash. One of the ways businesses stay in business is by keeping a tight rein on costs. So, it should come as no surprise that convincing executives …


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No Network for Old Men


“Once upon a time, there was a little network…”   No there wasn’t. Your network was never little, or if it was, it didn’t stay that way for long. Corporate environments grow, often in unexpected ways. This can cause IT professionals to weep bitter …