Thursday, March 6, 2014

[Survey]: SMBs Need Deeper Application-User-Aware Traffic Monitoring

NetFort Technologies published the "findings of its annual network monitoring survey. NetFort surveyed a total of 138 network managers from small and medium size businesses (SMBs). Key findings from the report include the following:
  • 76% of respondents already use network monitoring tools
  • Most important feature not provided by existing tools - Ability to break down traffic by application and user
  • Reports most often requested by management: Information on bandwidth consumption
  • 71% of respondents think it is a necessity to associate network activity with usernames and not just IP addresses
  • 18% of respondents want more visibility into bandwidth consumption
  • 18% would like to monitor application performance
  • 12% would like more visibility into Internet activity and monitor activity by IP address and username
  • Nearly 27% of respondents would like a breakdown of traffic by application and user"

See "Results of our network monitoring survey" - here.

1 comment:

  1. Running regular network performance management enables you to monitor for problems, monitor network traffic and free up network bandwidth...Network Bandwidth Monitoring Tool