Networking

As cloud computing grows, how will it impact the network and communications technologies and management?

  • Downloads // May 2015

    A Network Performance Monitor Tool for You

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2015

    Managing Virtualised Environments? Check VM Health in Minutes

    Reduce downtime up to 53%* and time spent troubleshooting by 59%* by proactively analysing and alerting on VM performance. See relationships of active and pending alerts that identify hypervisor specific issues on VMs, hosts, datastores, & clusters. Proactively alert on VMware & Hyper-V performance with SolarWinds Virtualisation Manager. Download a...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Reduce Troubleshooting Time Up to 59% in Your Virtual Environment

    Know exactly where to look when there’s a problem. SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager shows your entire virtualisation stack from VM to storage, highlighting performance bottlenecks along the way. Immediate view of normal, informational, warning, and critical alerts of your virtual infrastructure Detailed visibility into all virtualisation layers showing live performance and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of IP Address Manager from SolarWinds!

    Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your IP space? The explosion of IP-enabled devices in corporate networks has increased the complexity of IP space management beyond what can be handled with spreadsheets or other home-grown tools. SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easier than ever to manage and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates, alerts, reports & dashboards. Great value! Baseline thresholds, asset management and specialized SQL monitoring all in 1 product! ...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Check Virtualization Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download - FREE Trial of IP Address Manager from SolarWinds!

    Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your IP space? The explosion of IP-enabled devices in corporate networks has increased the complexity of IP space management beyond what can be handled with spreadsheets or other home-grown tools. SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easier than ever to manage and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates, alerts, reports & dashboards. Great value! Baseline thresholds, asset management and specialized SQL monitoring all in 1 product! ...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Find the Root Cause of Your Toughest SQL Server Performance Issues in 4 Clicks!

    Slow SQL Server performance? Server health dashboards keep you guessing. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint the root cause of slow SQL...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Reliable & Secure File Transfer with Serv-U MFT Server

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server is a secure alternative to cloud-based and free FTP services. Deployed within your own data center, Serv-U gives you full control of file transfer security and administration. Serv-U allows you to upload and download files from anywhere via Web and mobile clients. Whether it...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Simplify remote IT administration with DameWare Remote Support

    Support hundreds of end-users without having to leave your desk. DameWare Remote Support is an easy to-use sysadmin tool that lets you manage servers and workstations remotely, and deliver faster support for end-users. From a single, user-friendly interface, initiate multiple remote sessions with Windows®, Linux®, and Mac OS® X systems....

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Powerful and Unified IT Monitoring Software: From physical to virtual to cloud, get the deep reporting and proactive monitoring you need to stay on top of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time® has customizable and role-based dashboards to monitor Servers, VMs, Applications, Services and the Network across all platforms, on-premise,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Fix spotty wireless coverage and improve connectivity with the wireless heat maps in SolarWinds® Network Performance Monitor. Display wireless coverage and signal strength using automated polling of adjacent access points. Map the location of connected clients within a few meters. Generate user-sourced wireless signal strength surveys for coverage in...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Find out who is sucking your bandwidth! Download Bandwidth Analyzer Pack now!

    Is someone or something sucking all your network bandwidth? SolarWinds® Bandwidth Analyzer Pack: Reveals which users, applications, and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth Contains out-of-the-box dashboards, alerts, reports, and shows performance statistics in real time via dynamic, drillable network maps Includes multi-vendor support - Analyze Cisco®...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2015

    Find, Analyze and Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server -- FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Tired of getting asked if the Internet is down?

    Turn to SolarWinds® Bandwidth Analyzer Pack (BAP) the next time you’re told the Internet is down. SolarWinds BAP gives you visibility into how much network capacity is being used and why bottlenecks are happening. Find which users, applications, and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth Highlight the IP...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Microsoft Azure: One Month Free Trial

    Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. It has been ranked by Gartner as an industry leader for both infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS). This powerful combination of managed and unmanaged services lets you build, deploy, and manage applications any way you like for unmatched productivity. Download the Azure free one...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    How to maximize the efficiency of your staff

    ShiftExpert by ClickSoftware optimizes the planning, management and execution of your employees' work shifts and timesheets across all departments. Incorporating rules, regulations, absences, demand and company policies to schedule shifts that maximize the efficiency of your staff. As a native Salesforce1 app, ShiftExpert provides employees, shift managers and planners...

    Provided By ClickSoftware

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Provided By Brocade

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Troubleshoot Poor VoIP Call Quality

    Troubleshooting poor VoIP call quality is relatively straightforward with the right monitoring and diagnostic tools to help you identify the cause. The most likely causes include: Jitter, Latency and Packet Loss Call Signaling and Routing Misconfigured VoIP Equipment With SolarWinds® VoIP & Network Quality Manager, you can quickly...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Easy-to-Use and Affordable Remote IT Administration and Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jun 2014

    Webroot protects your devices everywhere

    SecureAnywhere Endpoint Protection offers instantaneous protection and fast scans without the hassle of time-consuming patches and signature updates. You can get your free trial today - just click "download", fill out and submit the form, and we'll email you a download link and instructions. Then just go to your...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, Analyze and Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Recover from a Network Configuration Error in Under Five Minutes

    Researchers say that over 80% of network outages are caused by human error. Many errors are made when someone makes changes to a device configuration. When a network outage occurs, the standard triage questions are "what just happened", "did something fail or was something changed", and "how do we get...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2014

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation/Download

    IBM Platform LSF is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Replace a Failed Critical Network Device in Under One Hour

    Replacing a failed network device can be stressful because of the potential downtime and cost to your organization. Too often, replacing a failed device takes too long because you don’t have a backup of the configuration files. For critical devices the configuration files can be very difficult and time consuming...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Enable BYOD, Lower IT Workload, Zero Client Installations – Simple!

    With the growing diversity of end-user devices and the need to reduce IT overhead, organizations need to empower users with secure, browser-based access to Windows Applications and Desktops from any device, anywhere - simply and cost-effectively. Ericom AccessNow™ enables browser-based access to Windows applications and desktops hosted on Terminal...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Business Essential: Complimentary Vulnerability Scan

    This complimentary security scanner searches for endpoint vulnerabilities, including misconfigurations, missing patches, open services and backdoors. Run the scan to receive a detailed report so you can address security vulnerabilities before they become a problem. Find out if your endpoints are secure. Try this FREE vulnerability scanner now.

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    It’s Time for Your Free Active Directory Health Check!

    Get to the root cause of your Active Directory performance issues with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM). SAM gives you the visibility needed to maintain peak performance for your applications, hardware and operating systems. With the new AppInsight for SQL feature, SAM helps eliminate blind spots by providing an...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Cisco-Webex - Now Meet with Up to Three for FREE!

    IT Professionals! Get on board with Cisco WebEx online meetings. Conduct unlimited online meetings with up to three people for free - for life (or at least as long as you care to keep your free Basic Account)! Meet via whatever you want - your notebook, your iPhone, your...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Cisco-WebEx – Now Meet with Up to Three for FREE!

    Online collaboration tools have made it possible for organizations to collaborate with colleagues across organizations and halfway across the planet. These tools contribute to increased productivity, and prolonged connections between disparate teams and partners. If you’re looking to interact with colleagues, clients or prospects via your notebook, your iPhone,...

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere trial download

    IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software accelerates the development and deployment of Java™, Java EE, Web 2.0, mobile, OSGi, portal and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications. Both expert and novice developers can increase productivity and efficiency by using its many integrated capabilities for easier development, testing, analysis, and delivery of...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Security AppScan

    IBM® Security AppScan® enables organizations to assess the security of their applications and achieve regulatory compliance by identifying vulnerabilities and generating reports with intelligent fix recommendations to ease remediation.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Your Network's Early Warning System

    Tired of getting calls asking if the network is down? SolarWinds® NPM works as your early warning system to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Top 5 Reasons to Try SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 1. Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment: Download. Install. Deploy. Deploying SolarWinds NPM...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Composer XE 2013

    Now it’s simpler to recompile for greater improvements by using pre-optimized, pre-threaded performance libraries. This performance-oriented developer tool includes Intel C++ and Fortran compilers, and threading and math, multimedia, and signal processing performance libraries. It’s compatible with leading development environments and compilers on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Fix spotty wireless coverage and improve connectivity with the wireless heat maps in SolarWinds® Network Performance Monitor. Display wireless coverage and signal strength using automated polling of adjacent access points. Map the location of connected clients within a few meters. Generate user-sourced wireless signal strength surveys for coverage in...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Powerful and Unified IT Monitoring Software: From physical to virtual to cloud, get the deep reporting and proactive monitoring you need to stay on top of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time® has customizable and role-based dashboards to monitor Servers, VMs, Applications, Services and the Network across all platforms, on-premise,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // May 2015

    A Network Performance Monitor Tool for You

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2015

    Managing Virtualised Environments? Check VM Health in Minutes

    Reduce downtime up to 53%* and time spent troubleshooting by 59%* by proactively analysing and alerting on VM performance. See relationships of active and pending alerts that identify hypervisor specific issues on VMs, hosts, datastores, & clusters. Proactively alert on VMware & Hyper-V performance with SolarWinds Virtualisation Manager. Download a...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Reliable & Secure File Transfer with Serv-U MFT Server

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server is a secure alternative to cloud-based and free FTP services. Deployed within your own data center, Serv-U gives you full control of file transfer security and administration. Serv-U allows you to upload and download files from anywhere via Web and mobile clients. Whether it...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Find the Root Cause of Your Toughest SQL Server Performance Issues in 4 Clicks!

    Slow SQL Server performance? Server health dashboards keep you guessing. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint the root cause of slow SQL...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Simplify remote IT administration with DameWare Remote Support

    Support hundreds of end-users without having to leave your desk. DameWare Remote Support is an easy to-use sysadmin tool that lets you manage servers and workstations remotely, and deliver faster support for end-users. From a single, user-friendly interface, initiate multiple remote sessions with Windows®, Linux®, and Mac OS® X systems....

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of IP Address Manager from SolarWinds!

    Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your IP space? The explosion of IP-enabled devices in corporate networks has increased the complexity of IP space management beyond what can be handled with spreadsheets or other home-grown tools. SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easier than ever to manage and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates, alerts, reports & dashboards. Great value! Baseline thresholds, asset management and specialized SQL monitoring all in 1 product! ...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Check Virtualization Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Reduce Troubleshooting Time Up to 59% in Your Virtual Environment

    Know exactly where to look when there’s a problem. SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager shows your entire virtualisation stack from VM to storage, highlighting performance bottlenecks along the way. Immediate view of normal, informational, warning, and critical alerts of your virtual infrastructure Detailed visibility into all virtualisation layers showing live performance and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download - FREE Trial of IP Address Manager from SolarWinds!

    Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your IP space? The explosion of IP-enabled devices in corporate networks has increased the complexity of IP space management beyond what can be handled with spreadsheets or other home-grown tools. SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easier than ever to manage and...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates, alerts, reports & dashboards. Great value! Baseline thresholds, asset management and specialized SQL monitoring all in 1 product! ...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Stadiums race to digitize (PDF download)

    Younger fans are leaving stadiums when they can't get connected, so sports teams are finally embracing technology as a way to improve the fan experience and increase the team’s bottom line. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Teena Hammond in magazine format as a free PDF that you can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2006

    Use this template to configure QoS on your Cisco router

    Using quality of service (QoS) on Cisco network devices helps provide both bandwidth and priority to certain types of network traffic. Configuring QoS on your Cisco router can be tricky, but this template can help. As a companion download to David Davis' article, "Configure QoS on your Cisco...

    Provided By David Davis

  • Downloads // Sep 2002

    Network outage report template

    This Microsoft Word template will help you report a network or Web site outage, document the steps taken to resolve the issue, and indicate who was notified of the problem.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2007

    How do I... Use C# to upload and download files from an FTP server?

    Many third party components exist that enable developers to implement upload and download capabilities in their applications. With C# and the .NET Framework Microsoft has given developers this capability without the need to use third party components. Zach Smith demonstrates how to upload and download files from a FTP server...

    Provided By Zach Smith

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10 PowerShell commands every Windows admin should know

    PowerShell combines the speed of the command line with the flexibility of a scripting language, making it a valuable Windows administration tool. Here are a few basic commands you'll want to master. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Thing blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    10 commands you should master when working with the Cisco IOS

    This list contains the 10 commands every Cisco IOS user should know inside and out. As the Cisco IOS is riddled with thousands of commands, configuring it can be challenging. This download will help you master the 10 commands to know, inside and out, when using the Cisco IOS....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2002

    Network Administrator skills assessment test

    This series of tests can help IT managers gauge how a job candidate for a net admin position will handle typical IT situations. The tests can also help you determine the skills sets each applicant brings to the table.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Aug 2006

    Generate your own ready-to-use Cisco 871W configuration with this handy tool

    The Cisco 871W wireless router is limited in certain ways, but it offers many lessons that apply to a wide range of Cisco devices. We're launching a series of tutorials focusing on this router to help expand your knowledge of Cisco equipment. Along with the first tutorial, "Configuring the...

    Provided By George Ou and Justin James

  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    Create a site for e-commerce with PHP, MySQL, and PayPal

    This how-to article offers step-by-step instructions for adding e-commerce capabilities to your existing Web site using PHP, MySQL, and PayPal. The method outlined here lets you add e-business functionality to your corporate portal without a major allocation of scarce development resources.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2006

    IP subnetting made easy

    IP subnetting is a fundamental subject that's critical for any IP network engineer to understand, yet students have traditionally had a difficult time grasping it. After years of watching confused students struggle through school and in practice when dealing with subnetting, TechRepublic's George Ou created a simple, graphical approach that...

    Provided By George Ou

  • Downloads // Feb 2007

    Illustrated walk-through: Creating a bootable USB flash drive for Windows XP

    A bootable flash drive can come in handy--but trying to create one might have you pulling out your hair. Windows expert Greg Shultz shares the method he followed, from configuring the BIOS to allow the USB port to act as a bootable device to creating a bootable image of Windows...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Apr 2008

    How do I... Install and configure a DNS server in Windows Server 2008?

    As many of you are probably aware, DNS is now the name resolution system of choice in Windows. Without it, computers would have a very tough time communicating with each other. However, most Windows administrators still rely on WINS for name resolution on local area networks and some have little...

    Provided By Steven Warren

  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Network, PC, and server audit checklist

    IT consultants should complete the fields within this checklist to catalog critical client network, workstation, and server information, identify weaknesses and issues that must be addressed, prioritize the issues the checklist reveals, and assign cost estimates to needed upgrades and repairs. This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Extend default folder sharing capabilities in Windows 7 HomeGroup

    One of the more useful features of the HomeGroup feature of Microsoft Windows 7 is the ability to extend folder sharing across the network beyond the default settings. Greg Shultz shows you how it is done. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    10 tips for effective Active Directory design

    The way you design your Active Directory can make a huge difference in how well your network functions and how easy it is to administer. These best practices will help you maximize efficiency, simplify maintenance, and readily manage AD as needs change. This download is also available as

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // May 2014

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation/Download

    IBM Platform LSF is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2005

    10 things you should know about the NETSH tool

    NETSH is a lesser-known command-line tool that can help you cut to the chase when you need to perform various networking tasks. These pointers will help you use it to streamline your configuration, administration, and documentation chores. Despite its power and versatility, NETSH is often passed over in favor...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Gather Windows system details with this VBscript

    This handy VBscript gathers information on Windows machines and writes the information to a CSV file. Use the handy VBscript to gather a variety of system information on and Windows machines in your domain. When run, this script gathers a computer machine name, number of processors, total RAM, manufacturer,...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    Install and configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) 2.13.2

    In this download, we will configure MRTG to run as a daemon in the background, perform simple monitoring of a network device, configure the output to produce an index.html file, and finally, to have that index generated automatically. In the previous download, we learned how to create...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2003

    Hardware check-out/check-in forms

    Use these simple yet effective hardware check-out/check-in forms to track your organization's loaner equipment. These forms also ensure that the borrower knows what happens if the hardware is lost, stolen, or damaged.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jan 2007

    Use this template to configure a Cisco PIX Firewall

    Configuring a new Cisco PIX Firewall can be challenging and time-consuming. Why not automate the process with an Excel template? As a companion download to David Davis' article, "Configure a Cisco PIX Firewall with this template," this Excel workbook will generate the appropriate configuration for the firewall. All...

    Provided By David Davis

  • Downloads // Jan 2007

    TechRepublic's ultimate guide to enterprise wireless LAN security

    Enterprise wireless LAN security is a persistent concern for every system administrator and CIO. Threats from both within and without the enterprise threaten your data each and every day. This download gives you the basic foundation you need to secure your enterprise wireless connections by detailing security protocols such...

    Provided By George Ou

  • Downloads // Sep 2006

    Use this template to create your own ready-to-use Cisco 851W or 871W configuration (DHCP or cable modem Internet connections)

    This template goes hand in hand with the second installment in our Cisco tutorial series, "Configuring the Cisco 851W or 871W: Standard IOS." The template makes it easy to document and create CLI configuration files. You just plug in the appropriate values for a list of variables and click...

    Provided By George Ou and Justin James