Finding and Fixing Network and Bandwidth Issues at GeoEngineers

NYC To Turn Some Of Its 12,000 Phone Booths Into Free Wifi Spots

For Mitchell Weinberger, systems engineer, that means making certain the network has enough capacity to accommodate scores of bandwidth-intensive files from the field and the company’s 12 offices. Previously, Weinberger couldn’t quickly identify the users and applications that kept stretching bandwidth to the 20-megabyte maximum at each office and slowing workflow. With WhatsUp Gold, our unified network, server and application monitoring platform, Weinberger easily identifies network issues and resolves problems fast – before employees notice. Like the time WhatsUp Gold found a computer inconspicuously moving massive amounts of data to the cloud, for example.

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Tech Gurus Advise on FTP Compliance and Scaling IT for IoT at Ipswitch Innovate 2015


For every IT pro who’s ever struggled to keep their head above water in a sea of changing network monitoring and secure file transfer requirements, here’s the lifeline you’ve been waiting for. Especially in the wake of the recent ruling that struck down Safe Harbor, more likely than not your IT team is going to need to implement drastic changes to how your company transfers data internally and externally. The upcoming Ipswitch Innovate 2015 virtual summit has brought together two leading IT authorities to offer free advice on FTP compliance in an ever-changing IT landscape and protecting the data that streams inside and outside your enterprise. Secure File Transfer For FTP Compliance On October 21, 2015, Cybersecurity expert David Lacey will give his top tips for building a secure, compliant file transfer system – from the standards you choose to the trends driving information security forward. Why could a staged approach to […]

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Survey: IT Pros Concerned About Wearable Technology in the Workplace

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Wearable technology might be convenient for the user, but it is inconvenient for IT pros to secure and support. Fortunately, IT pros can be better prepared to deal with people like me, including my Apple Watch and Fitbit. Today we announced the findings of our 2015 Wearable Technology Survey that polled 288 IT professionals in the United States. The survey revealed that more than half of the respondents (52.7 percent) now have users wearing technology to work, a growing concern for IT pros.

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Network Ninja: Why Should You Care About Device Roles?


My name is Jason Alberino and I am a senior engineer in our professional services group and a first-time blogger here on the Network Monitor. I interact with a good number of Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold customers every month and you may see me here from time to time offering advice to those of you using our network monitoring products. Today I’m going to cover why you should care about device roles. Device roles are what WhatsUp Gold uses to determine which monitors to add to which device. So why should you care?

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Network Bandwidth Utilization: Right Amount, Right Place & Right Time


In continuing my series on IT Pro innovation, I wanted to relay the story of a Nigerian IT pro that balances the need for more than adequate network bandwidth for mission critical apps with cost savings. Samuel Egbaiyelo is the Security & Business Application Officer for Nigerian National Petroleum Corp, a 5000 employee operation that processes, transports and manages retail outlets for petrol. NNPC’s IT team manages network and VoIP connectivity for 500 locations with a wide geographic distribution across Nigeria.

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