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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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7 Principles to Improve Web Performance
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Boosting application and Web performance is a top priority for all IT professionals, and in order to do that you must focus on your network performance and infrastructure. This guide highlights how to improve availability, site speed and user experience in 7 steps.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Managing, Delivering and Optimizing Dynamic Content through a Third-Party Provider
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that 64% of organizations named growth in dynamic content as one of their top three challenges? This guide explores some frequently asked questions when it comes to delivering dynamic content over your network infrastructure.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Mar 2014

Limelight Networks, Inc.

How to Set a Network Performance Baseline for Network Monitoring
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide covers the benefits of a network performance baseline when it comes to solving top network monitoring challenges.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Ixia

Authoritative Guide to Advanced LTE Testing
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to measure the critical elements of network performance under real-world conditions and extreme scale in order to take the guesswork out of determining network quality.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Ixia

Optimizing Visibility, Control and Performance of Network Traffic
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network monitoring switches can help offload and control your current tools, providing the visibility you need for effective data center network monitoring and management.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Ixia

Best Practices for Utilizing Network Monitoring Switches in Cisco Environments
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how network monitoring switches can help overcome the challenges of deploying packet-based monitoring in a Cisco network.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Ixia

Simplify Network Monitoring
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Day-to-day network monitoring shouldn't be as difficult as it is--but as networks expand, infrastructures have become more complex. Discover how network monitoring switches can help.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Ixia

Five Steps to Building Visibility and Security Into Your Network
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Discover five steps you need to take to not only build visibility and security into your network, but also get the most out of your current monitoring investments.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Ixia

Improving Network Visibility with Advanced Packet Filtering
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Find out more about a network monitoring switch tool with advanced filtering options that can quickly resolve network problems and address future requirements.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Ixia

Automation: The Future of Network Visibility
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Gain an understanding of how monitoring switch automation fits your organization, and discover how different security tools can help boost your compliance initiatives.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Ixia

Ixia Black Book: Long Term Evolution - Access
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide provides a general overview of the LTE technology market and explores some informative case studies about LTE.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Ixia

Monitor Your Virtual Network to Maintain 100% Visibility
sponsored by APCON, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explores a unique tool for monitoring your network and maintaining 100% visibility.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

APCON, Inc.

Multi Stage Filtering
sponsored by APCON, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the current challenges networks face when it comes to increased traffic and how effective packet filtering can help you.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

APCON, Inc.

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security Web gateway appliance that successfully blocks potential Web application threats.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

IBM

Definitive Guide to Next Generation Network Access Control
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide provides valuable insight on next-generation network access control and how it can help your network remain secure, while enhancing performance.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Top 5 IT Benefits of the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 top IT benefits of the next-generation workplace and how with the right network tools in place, you can reap the maximum benefits of mobility.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Aruba Networks

Premier Academic Medical Center Required Enterprise Level Server Load Balancing (SLB) Solution
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores and effective server load balancing (SLB) solution and how it can increase application performance with the help of ADCs.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

A10 Networks

Buyer's Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current state of malware in today's threat landscape and discusses some of the top strategies for stopping sophisticated malware.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Preventing Data Center Downtime
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: It goes without saying that your data center is the lifeblood of your organization. This guide explores how you can minimize data center downtime and why doing so is extremely important.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Gigamon

Dell Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO)
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the importance of utilizing easy-to-use tools that monitor system resources, track workload characteristics and help identify problem areas and configure as necessary.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

How to Maximize XenApp and XenDesktop Performance by Combining Citrix Director / EdgeSight and eG Innovations
sponsored by Citrix and eG Innovations
WHITE PAPER: Attend this online webinar to learn about next-gen performance monitoring best practices that you need to put in place to get the most out of your Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop investments and reliably deliver virtual desktops and applications to users.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Citrix and eG Innovations

Modern, High-Velocity Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a unique application delivery strategy and how you can enhance network speed and performance while lowering operational costs.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

SaaS vs. Premise-based Monitoring: 9 Reasons Why SaaS Makes More Sense
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for the 9 benefits of SaaS, and to find out why server and network monitoring is ideal for a cloud-based model.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

LogicMonitor

Why Protection and Performance Matter: Introducing Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of a next-generation firewall and how it offers top security without causing serious network latency.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, 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: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, 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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