Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

NetFlow Helps Keep Tabs on Your Network

Mike-Patterson

Advanced Netflow reporting assists network managers in maintaining healthy networks, and over the last decade has impacted the field of network monitoring, writes Michael Patterson, of Plixer. Advanced Netflow reporting allows companies to report on the top applications, hosts, protocols, interfaces, subnets on their networks; detect viruses, intrusions and other unwanted behaviors; and invoice customers by providing accurate IP traffic counts. Read More

What’s The True Meaning of DCIM?

JOHN-CONSOLI

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) systems are increasingly being deployed in the data center due to the need for complete visibility into costs and capacity, writes John Consoli of FieldView. But what does DCIM really mean? Far too many throw around the term without a full grasp of the acronym’s definition. Read More