cloud monitoring

Calculating The Real Cost Of A DIY Network Monitoring Tool

It can be tempting to build your own DIY Network Monitoring solution, but what’s the real cost of building and maintaining such a tool at scale? For many start-up IT services organizations, Managed Services Providers (MSPs), and even in-house IT departments, it can be very tempting to build your own monitoring solution. This can be […]

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New Cloud Monitoring Capabilities In WhatsUp® Gold 2018

If you’re a Network Administrator in a small to medium-sized business, chances are you’ve heard about our monitoring solution, WhatsUp Gold. You may even have fond memories of using it years ago. If you’ve never heard of WhatsUp Gold, then even more reason to check out the newest version, WhatsUp Gold 2018, which is packed with […]

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Taking Network Monitoring In-House Saves Dutch Hospital $90,000 A Year

TriviumLindenhof is a Rotterdam-based healthcare organization that offers 24/7 crisis care, and to keep systems fully operational, its IT team’s network monitoring processes need to offer 24/7 network uptime. The Dutch hospital network spans 70 locations and offers outpatient services and inpatient care for more than 2,500 children and adolescents each year. Ensure 24/7 Uptime The […]

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Using Slack To Complement Network Monitoring

Slack’s ability to integrate with other applications and services makes it a great choice for IT teams to support their network monitoring needs. Slack is one of those transforming applications that adds productive hours to the workday by consolidating all those team communication and collaboration channels—email, instant messaging, Skype, file sharing, even Web conferencing etc.– […]

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The Dashboard You Use For Network Monitoring Shouldn’t Be In A Car

Today’s tale from the front lines comes from a customer who manages a dispersed wireless network for a large U.S. city’s public school system. To give you an idea regarding the scope of the network, it has more than 4,500 wireless access points across the city. Users’ personal devices (aka BYOD) play big into the […]

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Network Monitoring Moves Transportation Firm To 99.999% Uptime

When the new IT director for a major transportation company walked through the door on his first day, he knew in advance the big network monitoring headache he faced. He was joining a fast-growing company that supplies cargo containers used by ships, trains and trucks. To keep the containers moving, the 12-person IT team maintains […]