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Network Tech

Network Traffic Capture with Network TAPs


Network TAP: three situations in which they are necessary Network TAP (Terminal Access Point or Test Access Point) is the most common hardware device used for network traffic capture purpose. A Network TAP is basically a hardware designed to access the traffic between two …



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DNS Monitoring: A Necessary Task.


DNS Monitoring: Reasons and elements to be included When we think of DNS (Domain Name System), there are two thoughts that we all assume to be true and that become natural justifications for the development of a DNS Monitoring scheme: If the DNS system …


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How SDN change our vision on networks?


SDN: Challenges for Network Administrator’s and Monitoring Last December, Acumen Research and Consulting, a global provider of market research, published a report titled “Software Defined Network (SDN) Market” where they estimated a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47% for SDN in the period …


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Catch up, meet IOT and 5G


IOT and 5G, learn all about the new priorities of technology I’m pretty sure that every morning, before leaving home, when you look at the bright oval of your mirror in the bathroom, you look at your freshly watered-down face and say, “Wow, how …




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Community Network

8 Tools for social media monitoring


Social media monitoring. Find out 8 tools for great monitoring From your cousin Paco to your grandmother Maria. From the Pharmacist around the corner to the President of your country. Some studies claim that about 3,000 million people around the world already use social …




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Community Features Network Tech

Network commands for Windows and Linux


Basic Network Commands that every administrator should know In this article we will go through different network commands for Windows and Linux, this is essential for any network Administrator. These network commands, can be used separately or can be combined with Pandora FMS to …







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Features Network Tech

Network monitor: all you need to know


Network monitor with Pandora FMS In this article we’re going to take a look at the main characteristics that a network monitor should have, their pros and cons, and how to know if it’s time to install one to oversee your company’s network. Plus, …






cacti vs nagios vs pandora fms

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Cacti vs Nagios vs Pandora FMS, in depth


Cacti, Nagios and Pandora FMS are three monitoring applications with three different approaches: Cacti is focused on graphics, Nagios on status and Pandora FMS covers both, among other functions. If you are familiar with RRDTool or MRTG, Cacti expands on that philosophy: for example, …


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Nagios Alternatives: 6 of the best


It’s been some time since we’ve been wondering, why is Nagios deserving of the self-proclaimed title of being the “Industry standard” when it comes to monitoring. We’ve reiterated this question to ourselves more ever since they seem to be kind of limping around the …


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Zenoss vs Nagios vs Pandora FMS


In this article we’re going to establish a comparison that we hope can aid our readers in making the correct decision. Nowadays, the most common comparison is between Nagios and Zabbix (which we recommend you read before diving deeper into this article), due to …