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ALSO CALLED: Networkmonitor, Network Traffic Monitoring, Network Behavior Monitoring, Monitoring Network, Network Performance Monitoring
DEFINITION: Port mirroring, also known as a roving analysis port, is a method of monitoring network traffic that forwards a copy of each incoming and outgoing packet from one port of a network switch to another port where the packet can be studied. A network administrator uses port mirroring as a diagnostic tool or debugging feature, especially when fending off an attack. It enables the administrator to keep  … 
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The Zero Trust Model Of Information Security
sponsored by Zscaler
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the Zero Trust Model of information security, which eliminates the idea of trusted and untrusted networks in favor of viewing all network traffic as untrusted.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Zscaler

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

A Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

Increase Accessibility with Hybrid WAN
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how this new generation of networking combines fixed, wireless and mobile technologies to create a hybrid WAN.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

Fluke Networks

Avoid Network Outages—Automated Network Management Comes to the Rescue
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a network management solution that delivers greater visibility, control and automation over the network infrastructure to help prevent the occurrence of costly network outages.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Three Ways to Achieve Fast and Affordable IT in an Always-On World
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a way to handle data center challenges head on. Read on to learn how one solution gives you 3 essential capabilities for the era of the always-on business: enhanced performance monitoring, optimized capacity utilization, and simplified data backup and replication.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

VMware

Next-Gen ADCs: The answer to performance woes?
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a next-generation ADC solution that is designed to provide SLA assurance and improvement, enabling application performance management.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Radware

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Why Most Organizations Miss User Response Monitoring—And What To Do About It
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to examine the challenges of user response monitoring. You'll also get tips to overcome these challenges and start to get a real handle on your infrastructure performance and how it impacts your users' experience.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

CA Technologies.

Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Cisco's popular and powerful Unified Computing Solution is driven by the flexibility and agility of the hardware failover options and Service Profiles.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Probleu Builds a Winning MSP Business with N-Able by Solarwinds
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how this MSP eventually chose to leverage the IT channel's #1 RMM and MSP service automation platform.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

N-able Technologies

MY IT Reboots RMM Automation with N-Able by Solarwinds
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how a top-tier MSP that meets the IT needs of small to midsized businesses was able to leverage a new RMM platform. You'll learn the top 10 reasons more MSPs are choosing this solution.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

N-able Technologies

Bluewave Computing Realizes Million-Dollar Productivity Gains with N-Able Technologies
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how one organization was able to upgrade their service automation platform and deliver benefits in terms of improved productivity, efficiency, and customer retention.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

N-able Technologies

Guarding Against a Data Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how modern enterprises should respond to growing security threats while balancing economic and organizational concerns.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Ensuring the Availability of Your IBM Tivoli Monitoring Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses four different components of the Tivoli monitoring infrastructure for creating a high availability environment while providing redundancy and failover capacity.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform, which combines enterprise-class SIEM, Log Management, File Integrity Monitoring, and Machine Analytics with Host and Network Forensics to provide profound visibility into threats and risks to which organizations are otherwise blind.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Unified Threat Management Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide looks at two of the most popular threat management platforms on the market and explores the benefits of each.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

A Data Center Fabric is Critical to a Next-Generation Data Center
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the need for a data center fabric in your next-generation data center.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Five Secrets of Highly Effective Data Centers
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores five secrets of highly effective data centers.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Enabling Ubiquitous Visibility in Virtualized Enterprises
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the lack of visibility in the context of monitoring and troubleshooting end-to-end application performance and introduces one company's network performance management solution.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

How to Make Apps Run More Efficiently in the Age of the Cloud
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details many of the issues that applications operations staff currently face; explains the requirements that today's applications operations groups have for an application performance management solution; and lists a number of suggestions for organizations currently choosing between APM solutions.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

10 Ways for Developers to Benefit from Application Performance Management Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers ten key strategies for developers looking to improve the quality and performance of their software through application management (APM) solutions.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Comparison Guide: Riverbed SteelCentral vs. Fluke Networks
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the primary functions under the "performance management" umbrella, from network mapping to end-user experience, and describes one company's approach to tackling all of the use cases and demands of IT in this arena.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Path to Network Performance Nirvana
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic will show you why you need to enable better visibility into your network performance.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Riverbed Advances Visibility into Virtual Data Centers
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at an upgraded tool that can enhance your visibility into your network.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 12 Jul 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.
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NETWORK MONITORING DEFINITION (continued): …  close track of switch performance and alter it if necessary. Port mirroring can be managed locally or remotely.An administrator configures port mirroring by assigning a port from which to copy all packets and another port where those packets will be sent. A packet bound for or heading away from the first port will be forwarded onto the second port as well. The administrator places a protocol analyzer on the port receiving the mirrored data to monitor each segment separately. The analyzer captures and evaluates the data without affecting the client on the original port. The monitor port may … 
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