Everything You Wanted to Know About NetFlow and More

Everything You Wanted to Know About NetFlow and More

In this blog we take a look at NetFlow and other network packet analytics; what they are; how they work; and most importantly, should you be monitoring it.

Comparing Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold and SolarWinds NPM

Comparing Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold and SolarWinds NPM

In this blog, we compare network monitoring solutions Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold and SolarWinds NPM.

6 Reasons to Monitor Netflow with Network Traffic Analysis

6 Reasons to Monitor Netflow with Network Traffic Analysis

One of the most useful things to have in your network monitoring toolkit is Network Traffic Analysis. It collects and processes network flow data, commonly available through features such as Cisco’s NetFlow as well as other network device manufacturers.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Network Monitoring Solutions

5 Things You Didn't Know About Network Monitoring Solutions

Network monitoring solutions and SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) have been around for over twenty years; and has become a staple of many a network. With age comes a scepticism about how innovative such solutions can be; and whether or not they are commoditised, with literally hundreds of vendors offering such tools.

What is Netflow and Why Do Network Admins Swear By It?

What is Netflow and Why Do Network Admins Swear By It?

The level or knowledge or even awareness of netflow is a mixed bag, in my experiences speaking with IT managers and network engineers. Those who have attended accredited courses for network equipment or those networking veterans will be very familiar with the technology. For others, it is a new and exciting technology which can reveal a vast wealth of insight into network traffic.