Monitoring NetFlow-Lite data in new Cisco 2900 and 4900 Series switches using NetFlow Analyzer

Using NetFlow technology, network administrators can efficiently monitor bandwidth usage for capacity planning and resource allocation. Until now, NetFlow monitoring was supported only in Cisco high-end switches, such as Cisco Catalyst 3K, 4K, and 6K series switches. Cisco’s NetFlow-Lite is …

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Application visibility and control for better bandwidth analysis

Traditionally, using NetFlow to perform bandwidth analysis on application visibility was primarily based on port and protocol information. The monitoring software identifies applications as HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, and other protocols based on mapping well-known ports and protocols.

Today, most applications …

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Quality of service: A good traffic engineering component

Today, we commonly see IT budget reduction, cost cutting, and barriers for potential network circuit upgrades. In this tough economic situation, the motive of a network administrator should be optimizing the current infrastructure for future accommodations.

Optimization plays a major …

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Identifying Layer 7 application traffic to make your WAN hum

Network administrators around the globe are very concerned about the type of traffic that is exiting their network. They want their critical business application over the WAN to perform at its best. Non-critical applications like web traffic and social media …

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This Week’s Five: Tune your bandwidth

This Week’s Five is the column where we bring to you a collection of five interesting reads from all over the web, with a different topic every week. This week, we are exploring the importance of bandwidth and traffic flow

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The all-new Distributed edition of NetFlow Analyzer

Until 2012, NetFlow Analyzer’s Enterprise edition benefited ISPs, MSPs, and large organizations that had distributed network architecture, helping them monitor their bandwidth.

Any organization with less than 600 interfaces that wants to monitor all of them by installing a product …

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3 ways to handle March Madness

March Madness is back.

It is that time of the year for our IT network administrators to spend sleepless nights and work extra hours to merely keep the network up and running.

What does March Madness cost companies?

  • Cost of

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Congrats to the Lotus F1 Team for winning the Australian Grand Prix

The road to victory is never easy.

Taking a treacherous path with grit powers one to the mantle of success.

It also requires one to make the correct decisions at the correct moment, and as far as the Lotus F1 …

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Cisco performance monitoring using NetFlow Analyzer

A Cisco performance monitor helps you identify performance issues in your network. Nowadays, video is everywhere, and when it comes to your corporate network, it has to be treated in such a way that it operates with the high quality …

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