Above all, the network inventory allows optimizing the hardware and software
expenses that can be rather high. For instance, software licenses can be
duplicated by users (this is out of the Copyright Low), some license keys can
be expired and the IT manager can forget to renew them. Sometimes, vice
versa, expensive software might be never used by employees. Moreover, the
information on the antvirus software updates can help to evaluate the network
protection. The inventory database analysis allows the system administrator
to detect the unlicensed software installation on users' computers. All the
mentioned aspects must be under the constant administrator's control.
The inventory process
The level of detail in the inventory database depends on the company size and
the aim of inventory process. Here are the main items that should be
- All installe... (more)
Network equipment failures can cause grave consequences, such as material and
data looses, bad relations with your customers, etc. System administrators
should detect all the failures that can occur on all network devices (local
computers, servers, switches, network printers and others) in time and
recover them as fast as possible. That is why the network monitoring is vital
in modern IT infrastructure.
With the program 10-Strike Network Monitor, an administrator can solve this
problem effortlessly. The program is to be installed on the administrator
computer only and does not r... (more)
The program should collect the inbound and outbound network traffic data on
computers. With such a program you can easily find out which computer in your
network uses up the available bandwidth.
What other benefits will we get when we use a bandwidth monitoring program?
We can identify a guilty employee, who uses the company resources for
personal affairs, or find computers infected by a virus which generates a lot
of network traffic.
When the bandwidth monitor constantly collects the statistics about the
inbound and outbound traffic which passes through each networked computer, ... (more)
The necessary condition of a company successful operation is a good state of
computer assets. That is why all the company’s software and hardware should
be inventoried on a regular basis. A system administrator has to audit the
operation of computer hardware, check whether all the computer parts are in
their places and operate normally. The administrator has to control and audit
software licenses and installed programs on the computers. If the PCs are
connected to a local network, you can solve the inventory problem easily by
using a network inventory software.
With a network i... (more)
A good company's boss should be always aware of how many resources his
company uses, how many funds are spent, what are the current expenses on
electricity, telephony, and other resources. In the last 10 or 15 years, one
more important expense item was added: a modern company's operation is
impossible without a connection to the Internet. To know how much you have to
pay for it, firstly you need to know, how much traffic is utilized on your
network if your Internet connection is not unlimited. That is why the system
administrator should monitor the network bandwidth and traffic u... (more)