Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting for Dummies

This Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting for Dummies book introduces you to common network performance management (NPM) issues and gives you a new way of looking at solving them. This perspective allows you to see your network from your users’ point of view—namely, the services and applications they use and their experience with them. Of course, you can still get down to the other flow and packet levels, but macro-level visibility is a key differentiator in your ability to monitor and troubleshoot network performance efficiently.

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VoIP Introduction

VoIP uses internet protocol data packets to transfer voice, fax, and other data over the shared network, rather than the traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN), which is based on copper wires carrying analog voice data over the dedicated circuits. VoIP, in contrast to PSTN, uses what is called packet-switched telephony, whereby the voice information travels to its destination in individual network packets across the Internet that are assembled and then converted to voice. Learn the... Read More

Monitoring How Your Assets Use Energy

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To stay competitive in a rapidly changing market, organizations need to incorporate asset management capabilities that optimize not only their assets’ availability, performance, and quality, but also their energy consumption. Read this white paper to discover how adding an energy consumption component to your company's asset management systems can lead to big reductions in energy usage, a quick return on investment, and improved environmental conditions, as well as increased shareholder value and... Read More

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