Automatically Generate Network Maps in PRTG

 

Did you know that the use of pictures to display data in a more understandable way is not a new concept? In fact, it was originally used in the 17th century as a way to teach concepts. For example, Charles Minard mapped out Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in one of the first examples of the value of visualization. Turning numbers, figures, statistics, and data into pictures makes it far easier for that data to be understood and comprehended even by the most experienced professional. The same is true for your IT infrastructure.

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Get Your PRTG Sensors Under Control: How You Can Automatically Create Sensors in PRTG  

 

Monitoring your network is essential, but in today’s small- to medium-sized enterprise, achieving a consistent level of management is difficult. The problem is that networks and connectivity change frequently, leaving network managers and IT teams scrambling to always have an update available when they need it. The risk of not knowing what is occurring on your platform is high and the cost of overcoming a challenge can be even more difficult. However, the right system and solution can help you to learn more about what is happening on your network when it is happening, and when you need to take action.

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Get Faster Network Discovery for PRTG

 

Understanding what is occurring on your network is critically important and yet, for many business owners, it seems impossible to learn. Every business today must take steps to effectively manage their IT infrastructure and do so effectively. Yet, it is quite common for businesses to overlook the opportunities to do this. When you have a comprehensive view of your network, you can manage it effectively.

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Managing devices on any network is a challenge. The adoption of new technology allows for connection points to happen from multiple points. Connectivity does not happen in a single building, nor does it include a set number of systems all on hand. The extensiveness of today’s IT infrastructure is not only incredible, but it can be difficult to manage. Proper device inventory is necessary for multiple reasons, stemming from ensuring connectivity to monitoring risks. Yet, having a detailed device inventory is not as simplistic as it may seem.

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