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Network management parameterrs

What all the parameters are required to be considered in network management. I assume to get 100% performance. I require to concentrate on link utilisation and security. can you suggest me some of the tools.
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lrmooreCommented:
Wow. This is a big area to look into. There are many tools out there, from freeware to $250,000 software packages.

MRTG is a good freeware package to get you started with monitoring link utilization.
http://people.ee.ethz.ch/~oetiker/webtools/mrtg/

I'm not sure what you want in terms of monitoring security. Systems, or network devices?

You need basic up/down monitoring. If a system or service goes down, you want to know about it.

freeware: Bib Brother is a good package:
http://bb4.com/

Very comprehensive, very expensive:
http://www.concord.com/products/ehealth/livehealth/livehealth.htm
http://www.ca.com/products/fdb/networkitpro_fdb_ee.htm

Affordable:
http://www.ipswitch.com/Products/WhatsUp/index.html

Hope this gets you started...





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jwalsh88Commented:
Actually I agree with lrmoore that this is a very broad subject but I believe you are incorrect lrmoore.  I don't think Big Brother is free.  I believe just the Unix clients are free.  Correct me if I am wrong because I looked at that software but turned it down because it wasn't free.
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jwalsh88Commented:
Besides that I like his suggestions.
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
lrmooreCommented:
jwalsh88, you are correct, I put the link in the free section when it should have been in the "affordable" section.. my bad..
Unless you are a charitable organization, then it is free.

Cheers!
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jwalsh88Commented:
Oh okay.  Just thought I might be missing something because it looks like a cool tool to mess with and learn if it's free but I am not paying for it.

Thanks
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estestCommented:
There is no one tool that will do all of the things to asked about.

I wish there were. (I'd go work for that company)

lmoore's comments are right in line with my thinking. For free stuff, he named the good stuff.



hth

Tim
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