how do I know which type and manufacturer of the equipements on my network

Dear All,

We have a remote site connected to our network. I would like to know if there is a peace of software that will scan the network by ip and determine the manufacturer of the equipement (cisco, ibm, dell.....)?

Thks in advance
celmajjAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Spiceworks can do that... generally... MAC addresses can be indicators... but at the end of the day, ALL software is subject to the information provided by the hardware.  Dumb switches won't report what they are or who made them.  And poorly designed switches and other devices may not provide all the information you're looking for.
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matrix8086Commented:
LanSweeper www.lansweeper.com ;)
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matrix8086Commented:
Also try nmap. Best regards!
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