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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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Optimising Bandwidth: Why Size Doesn't Always Matter
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how to make the best use of your existing capacity and make the business case for more bandwidth with five principles for effective capacity planning.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Fluke Networks

Comparing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This highly informative white paper from Gartner objectively evaluates a variety of SIEM technologies on a number of critical dimensions, including market responsiveness, customer experience, and pricing.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Access Point Technology for Optimal Network Performance
sponsored by Cisco India
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the latest series of access point technology and explains how it can tackle the influx of one-, two-, and three-spatial –stream devices hitting enterprise networks.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Cisco India

Application Performance Management Is Critical To Business Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Application Performance Management Forrester Consulting study, which offers insight into the benefits and challenges with today's IT monitoring solutions as well as the types of monitoring features that will help meet application performance and availability expectations.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

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.

4 Reasons to Outsource Your DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Minimizing network downtime is a top priority for all IT departments and this informative whitepaper explores 4 top reasons to outsource your DNS.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Dyn

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 DNS security risks and what you can do to prevent them.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dyn

Don't Let the Rising Tide of New Technologies Swamp Your Networks
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores major technology changes and how they are affecting your enterprise's network.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Brocade

Why Most Organizations Miss User Response Monitoring—and What to Do About It
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide looks at the challenges of user response monitoring, and it shows how you can overcome these challenges and start to get a real handle on your infrastructure performance and how it impacts your users' experience.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Unified Monitoring: A Business Perspective
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In the past few years, the enterprise computing landscape has changed dramatically. These changes are rendering legacy monitoring tools, which have their roots in the computing environments of a decade or more ago, virtually useless. This paper explores today's computing trends and their monitoring implications for businesses.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Unified Infrastructure Monitoring and Management Increases Availability, MTTR, and IT Staff Productivity
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper describes important infrastructure monitoring and management challenges facing IT managers today. It discusses how IT operations teams can improve end-to-end infrastructure performance and availability and work more efficiently by taking advantage of integrated infrastructure monitoring and analytics solutions.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

CA Technologies.

Overcoming the Three Pitfalls of Ineffective Monitoring Solutions
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Download this eBook to find out how you can avoid the three pitfalls of ineffective IT Monitoring Solutions.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Guide to IT Best Practices in Application-Aware Network Performance Management
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about application-aware network performance monitoring, end-user perspective monitoring and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Fluke Networks

Building a Smarter Networking Strategy for the Modern Large Enterprise
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines a strategy for building a smarter network – particularly for the modern, large enterprise.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Brocade

Control Your Destiny: Why Your Company's CDN Needs To Be Paired With Managed DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the strategy behind integrating your CDN with managed DNS.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Dyn

Control Your Destiny: Why Your Company's CDN Needs To Be Paired With Managed DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the strategy behind integrating your CDN with managed DNS.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Dyn

How to Make Your Hybrid Cloud Transparent
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide highlights these options as well as new IT tools to help you take charge of the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

IBM

Building a Better Network Security Strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses what features a network security strategy should cover in order to ensure success in today's business world.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

OpenFlow-based SDN Data Center Interconnect
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SDN and how it differs from your traditional networks. Read on to learn how delivering messages and other types of content to a variety of Web users has transformed into a simple process due to this flexible type of network.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Manufacturer Scales Operations, Boosts Service Levels with AlvakaNet
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of one organization's partnership with a service provider that delivers significant improvements in performance and availability while also efficiently managing costs and business growth.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CA Technologies.

CA Nimsoft For Network Monitoring
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper goes into detail as to how CA Nimsoft Monitor provides complete network visibility and ensures that you achieve the highest levels of business service quality.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

CA Technologies.

Are You Looking for a Way to End the Finger Pointing and Improve your Customers’ Experience?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of a monitoring solution that equips enterprise IT organizations and service providers with capabilities to dramatically improve service quality and reduce the costs and time of IT service delivery.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CA Technologies.

Big Five in Overdrive- Are State and Local Networks Ready?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores state and local governments - asking the question, are their networks ready for the "Big Five of IT."
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

Brocade
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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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