7 Best Network Switch Monitoring Tools
Have you ever wondered why they put so many LEDs on the front panel of networking equipment? I sure have, and I never found an answer. Perhaps the networks that I managed were not typical but all of them had networking equipment hidden in server rooms or wiring closets where no one ever saw them. However, one of the tasks of network administrators is to keep a constant watchful eye on the equipment they manage. How can it be done? By using monitoring tools, of course. How else could you monitor something thats in a remote location? Luckily, there are plenty of monitoring tools out there. Perhaps too many to make it easy to pick one that best suits your particular needs. Were going to help you by reviewing some of the best switch monitoring tools.