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A Network Monitoring System Worth its Weight in Steel


Rob used WhatsUp Gold to create a NOC VIEW that is available to every employee in the company. It showcases the complete health of the network in a web browser interface. NOC VIEW is also displayed on large screens outside of the IT area. This empowers employees to check the NOC VIEW before submitting a trouble ticket. “My predecessor in this job had an average of 40 tickets open at any one time. That was an average ticket load in the queue,” Rob said. Now, “I’m able to be much more effective because the tickets are reduced and the tickets that we do get generated are tickets that need to have some sort of attention.” WhatsUp Gold was also configured to monitor the Kastor robots and high-powered lasers. Alerts were created so that IT is aware of any issues before they impact business operations – and before users are even aware of them.

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Simplifying Network Management Tasks with LLDP


It can be pretty difficult to manage the wide array of device types that may connect to your network today. Sure, life would be great for IT if you could maintain a single vendor network, but competing factors such as best in class capabilities and BYOD make that pretty unlikely.

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Is Your Network Management Software Managing YOU? [infographic]

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You may already have software in place to monitor your network, applications and servers, but the question remains, is that software actually working for you? Or instead, does it have you working harder to deliver the IT performance your organization needs? In other words, is your network managing you, or are you managing YOUR network?

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Survey: UK Public Sector Lacks Focus on Network Management

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This is a perfect storm of device overload and application performance problems that they’ll struggle to manage. Government bodies in the UK should ask themselves what they really need to understand about their network, and ensure they’re using a solution closely aligned to this need.

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Is BYOD Penalizing Your Organization During the World Cup?


Ratings for the 2014 World Cup are beginning to surpass even the most optimistic television executive’s expectations. With the drama unfolding further after every match, viewers are tuning in with record numbers. While this is proving great for television, it is creating obstacles for organizations and their networks. One of the biggest issues facing IT pros is the bring your own device (BYOD) population.

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