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NSA hacked into servers at Huawei headquarters, reports say

The US government agency also gained information to place backdoors on Huawei's networking equipment, according to leaked documents

Review: PathSolutions solves the network monitoring maze

PathSolutions' TotalView provides a path-oriented view into network problems and acts as a superb companion to your traditional network monitoring system

Where PCI compliance fails: Security testing, network monitoring

Verizon report shows better, if incomplete, PCI compliance, but also raises long-standing questions about the standard

5 must-have capabilities for every monitoring system

Solid infrastructure and application monitoring are critical to maintaining performance and uptime, but not all systems will make the cut

SNMP: No one likes it, yet no one cares to replace it

SNMP's halcyon days are well behind it, if they existed at all. What's next for networking protocols?

Tracking services monitor your every move

Tracking services offer no real value to business, but they exist on networks large and small, and administrators are often unaware of them

Internet traffic jams, meet your robot nemesis

MIT researchers have built a system to write better algorithms for tackling congestion

Cisco edges F5 in VPN shoot-out

WatchGuard, Barracuda, Dell, F5 Networks, and Cisco security appliances all deliver impressive features

How to tell if Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn are paying off for you

Expion wins our test of eight enterprise-grade social media monitoring tools

Citrix outfits NetScaler with troubleshooting tools

NetScaler Insight Center uses the AppFlow protocol to harvest network performance

Can a VPN log really point to employee slacking?

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer cited low VPN usage as a reason to kill telecommuting, but that metric misses an awful lot

Review: The best network monitoring system on earth

ScienceLogic EM7 brings ultraflexible, ultrascalable, carrier-grade network monitoring to the enterprise

Why virtualization breaks monitoring systems

Admins must monitor their infrastructure -- but virtualization has rendered old monitoring systems much less useful

AppNeta takes cloud-based approach to network management

With the explosion of BYOD, IT is finding a greater need for network performance management tools

Survey: IT spends too little time analyzing logs for security clues

IT organizations aren't taking advantage of log data to identify attackers, says security outfit SANS

How to land a cyber security job

5 tips for getting hired in this fast-growing, high-paying segment of the IT industry

CopperEgg updates real-time monitoring for server processes

RevealCloud 3 adds system process monitoring and support for large server deployments across public and private clouds

Keeping up with your network requires consistent care and feeding

As your infrastructure evolves, so should your network and system monitoring. Open source Observium provides a fine example

Getting out of jail free

Innocuous details can bring a network to its knees, so expect the worst and prepare for widespread outages before they happen

16 essential Android apps for IT pros

These 16 apps -- most of them free -- can help IT pros connect to servers, monitor computers, access databases, analyze the airwaves, and scan networks

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