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  • Harvesting business intelligence with network monitoring tools

    Network technologies and architectures are rapidly changing due to a wide range of innovations from software-defined networking to gigabit wireless. It can be difficult for IT managers to know when to invest. The first step is to investigate the tech... 

  • The new generation of network management and monitoring

    Network management and monitoring have grown from being similar operations that were at times challenging to get distinct views of, to a sophisticated monitoring and management toolset to provide real-time performance data. While these requirements h... 

  • crisis management

    Crisis management is the application of strategies designed to help an organization deal with a sudden and significant negative event. A crisis can occur as a result of an unpredictable event or as an unforeseeable consequence of some event that had ... 

  • network tap

    A network tap is an external monitoring device that mirrors the traffic that passes between two network nodes. A tap (test access point) is a hardware device inserted at a specific point in the network to monitor data. 

  • Wireshark

    Wireshark is an open source tool for analyzing packets and profiling network traffic.  Such a tool is often referred to as a sniffer. 

  • mean opinion score (MOS)

    In voice communications, particularly Internet telephony, the mean opinion score (MOS) provides a numerical measure of the quality of human speech at the destination end of the circuit. 

  • modem lights (AA)

    This page provides a description of the abbreviations and meanings of each of the lights that describe the "handshaking" between a computer modem and the UART chip in a computer. 

  • throttled data transfer

    Throttled data transfer, also known as data transfer throttling or lean data transfer, is the deliberate regulation of the data transfer rate in a communications system... (Continued) 

  • ping

    Ping is a basic Internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular IP address exists and can accept requests. The verb "ping" means the act of using the ping utility or command. 

  • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)

    TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet 

  • netstat

    Netstat is a common command line TCP/IP networking utility available in most versions of Windows, Linux, UNIX and other operating systems... (Continued) 

  • baseboard management controller (BMC)

    A baseboard management controller (BMC) is a specialized service processor that monitors the physical state of a computer, network server or other hardware device using sensors and communicating with the system administrator through an independent co... 

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About Network Monitoring

Network monitoring can help you track network device status and performance levels. Learn how to analyze network traffic, resolve network bottlenecks and faults, and prevent network alarms in the first place.