How did web automation help a self-described “chief cook and bottle washer” spend a lot less time on repetitive tasks?
Today in my first blog for Ipswitch I'll take you down network management memory lane to demonstrate how far we've come from the days of nascent networks - and where we are heading.
The final months of the year are often a time for housecleaning in IT which includes tasks like taking network inventory, confirming installed software is properly licensed, and prepping for compliance audits. Fortunately, these tasks are something a network monitoring solution can easily handle by gathering data and creating reports. Even better, you don't necessarily have to pay to get these tasks done.
The team that leads the enterprise network infrastructure services division at the largest school system in Georgia gets graded on network performance and high availability. With 140 schools in the district to support, earning a passing grade is no easy feat.
The computer security world uses a lot of military language and concepts. This is not just because it "sounds good" but because there are many useful analogies to be found.
The IT department of the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) provides network management and support services to six different high schools located in New Jersey. Its network spans across over 200 square miles and is trusted to aid in the education of more than 11,000 students.
A multinational office furniture and design company came to us with a problem. Their Internet service costs were skyrocketing and they didn't know why. They had over 60 flow sources across North America and Asia. And they had little to no visibility into their network traffic and bandwidth utilization.
Wireless networks have become a requirement for most K-12 schools, and that presents a challenge for IT teams who need to maintain consistent access and performance for students and teachers alike.