Posts Tagged ‘network monitoring’

Open Source Network Management Tools

April 9th, 2010 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment
Open Source Network Management Tools

Computer networks today have grown in size and complexity. Monitoring and managing the various servers, routers, switches and other devices that make up a modern network is a daunting task. In the enterprise space, several vendors have created robust suites of tools to simplify this process such as HP OpenView and IBM Tivoli. However, what many do not realize is that there are many capable and robust suites of open source networking tools available to simplify network management and monitoring at the fraction of the cost of those expensive enterprise solutions. These open source networking suites… View full post »

Which Network Monitoring Solution Should I Choose?

February 1st, 2010 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment
Which Network Monitoring Solution Should I Choose?

If you are running an e-commerce or high traffic site that generates money – it is imperative to have a reliable network monitoring system whose job is to proactively check the health of every single component that makes up the site and report on any failures. Every minute of downtime counts in this case and you better know immediately when things break…. and they will! There is a number of products today, both proprietary and open source that offer you a monitoring solution that does that. Just pick either one? Well, not really! Here are the things you have to think… View full post »