A facilities manager at a global real estate firm called recently. He was literally hot under the collar. Company headquarters on the U.S. West coast had been fitted two years earlier with a new HVAC system. It was designed to showcase the firm’s commitment to environmental efficiency. A month before we heard from him, temperatures at HQ started to unexpectedly spike up to the high 80s. And just as quickly subside. More than a few hot heads began to complain.
One evening not long ago, Fred took his laptop home and visited adult entertainment websites. Before logging off, his machine was quietly infected by malware. Fred came back to work the next morning and connected to the network.
TweetThe WhatsUp Gold team had a wonderful time at Interop 2012 Las Vegas and we hope you all did too! It was great speaking with so many of you – but we didn’t realize how many folks were unaware of the newest features available in WhatsUp Gold, such as: Integrated Layer 2 discovery, mapping, and […]
TweetOver 450,000 computers - including half of the Fortune 500 companies and over 50% of government entities – are still infected with the DNSChanger malware. Don’t be one of them! As you’ve probably heard (or maybe even experienced) the DNSChanger is a Trojan horse that changes the DNS settings on computers and routers to send users to malicious […]
TweetWhatsUp Gold’s most recent survey of some of its 100,000 customers asked how long employees are spending shopping online leading up to the holidays. Shopping online is becoming the de facto route of choice for many during the festive season – comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, earlier reported that holiday season spending […]
TweetWhen it comes to holiday shopping, consumers don’t hesitate to take advantage of online sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Last year, PCWorld reported on the craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday with its release of “Black Friday-Cyber Monday Debrief:2010 Beat 2009”, noting that 2010 beat 2009 with an estimated $1 billion spent […]
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Marston’s, Britain’s largest brewer of cask beer, has a cool use-case story. The brewers were interested in growing their business to become known for more than great beer and pubs. They wanted their evolving clientele to know them for also providing a fun public WiFi hotspot and the place to play the latest internet-connect gaming products.
Tweet As technology evolves so does the ability for people to hack it. Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold is staying ahead of the game with its versatile network traffic analyzer, Flow Monitor. Did you know it’s rarely an apocalyptic hack, like the ones depicted in SyFy films, of which businesses should be weary? Instead – according to […]
TweetThe World Cup is just three short weeks away. But before you prepare your wardrobe for the month of matches (get those jerseys laundered will you??) we suggest preparing your network for the event. Now, you may be saying “Huh? What are you talking about; why should I be thinking about my network when I […]