Networking

Computer networks literally run our world of data exchange and communications. TechRepublic keeps up with the latest networking hardware and software, wired and wireless networking technology, and best practices for your network's security and performance.

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    DameWare SSH Client for Windows

    As your business continues to expand, and as your workers continue to adopt mobile devices for business processes work remotely and telecommute, the ability to remotely connect to internal networks will dramatically increase. Providing customer support and connecting with colleagues over a secure remote connection will allow your organization to...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Web Help Desk

    Satisfying customers isn't as simple as keeping phone lines open 24/7. Customer support is an intricate process that needs to be fully backed by intelligent IT solutions and strategy. By automating, mobilizing and streamlining support, businesses are more likely to satisfy and retain loyal customers. With SolarWinds Help Desk,...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Download a free 30-day trial of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor now!

    Understanding how to achieve optimal performance for applications, hardware and operating systems will enable your organization to continually deliver on its core value proposition. Unfortunately, knowing what to monitor and how to resolve issues isn't intuitive. Finding the right technology partner to help guide this process across applications and platforms...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Year-end checklist for network administrators

    With 2012 coming to a close, this is a great time to get things in shape for next year. This checklist will help you stay organized as you tie up loose ends and get ready for 2013.

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    5 Free Tools for Network Troubleshooting & Monitoring

    The ability to monitor your network in real-time can mean the difference between stagnation and success. The right mix of solutions and strategy can help ensure that your online ecosystem is up and running at all times. SolarWinds tools enable you to configure, monitor and troubleshoot your network easily...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    Get Three Top Tools to Fight Network Bandwidth Hogs - FREE!

    With SolarWinds, managing the performance and security of your network, servers, applications, websites, virtual machines and storage devices has never been easier or more affordable. To prove it - here are three solutions to things that bug you every day - yours to download absolutely free, right now. SolarWinds...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    AccessNow HTML5 RDP Client - Browser access to Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop

    Deliver universal, browser-based access to Windows desktops and applications hosted on Citrix XenApp (4.5 and higher) and XenDesktop - from Chromebooks and any other endpoint device with any HTML5 browser - including PC, Mac, iPad, Android device, locked down Windows workstations, plus more. No Citrix or operating system upgrades required!...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    Analyze and Accelerate Network Speed with SolarWinds Free Real-Time NetFlow Analyzer

    A network's speed can mean the difference between an effective and a stagnant organization. By identifying technical issues or network hogs in real time, you can ensure that your employees are always getting things done rather than sitting around twiddling their thumbs. With SolarWinds Free Real-Time NetFlow Analyzer, you'll...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    Server Backups and Configuration Management at Light Speed

    Don't allow simple tasks to delay your business processes and cost you money. Find out how to backup, transfer and secure your files with no effort at all. The need to automate new configurations and configuration backups has never been more important. As organizations expand internationally and more and...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    LogMeIn: Instant, Anywhere Remote Support

    LogMeIn Rescue lets IT do more. With Rescue, you can quickly access, diagnose and solve IT problems anywhere, worldwide. The result: Improved productivity, higher customer satisfaction and more time for the important stuff. Stop letting legacy remote support tools get in your way of delivering great IT support to...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Free Virtual Appliance - Free VM Backup - Download for Hyper-V or VMware

    Unitrends Enterprise Backup Free Edition: Enterprise-Class Data Protection for Every Business. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers. Now with Unitrends Enterprise Backup™ we are offering a software-only solution available as a virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. Use our Free Edition to...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Active Administrator trial download

    Discover the Power of Total Active Directory Management If you want the most powerful, flexible and full-featured Active Directory management solution on the market, you need Active Administrator. Auditing, delegating permissions, managing Group Policy, granular recovery and more - it's all there, it's powerful and it's so easy anyone...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Quest Workspace Privilege Manager

    Centrally Manage User and Desktop Permissions Privilege Authority is an affordable Windows privilege management solution that centrally manages and applies permissions. Eliminate the pain of individually managing users and desktops - get a free trial of Privilege Authority today.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Download the Top 5 Free Tools for Network Troubleshooting & Monitoring from SolarWinds® Today!

    Make your life easier in five new ways with these great tools to help you monitor and troubleshoot network problems. All yours, all free, compliments of SolarWinds. Quickly & easily identify network bandwidth hogs with Real-Time Netflow Analyzer Monitor performance & availability for your favorite network device...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2012

    FREE TOOL - SharePoint performance monitor alerts

    Know at a glance if you're running on low disk space with this free and easy-to-use SharePoint performance monitoring tool! You can watch your performance in real-time from an easy to read graphical console. The best part is that you will receive an email alert any time an issue arises.

    Provided By Idera

  • Downloads // Aug 2012

    Get Three Top Tools to Fight Network Bandwidth Hogs - FREE!

    With SolarWinds, managing the performance and security of your network, servers, applications, websites, virtual machines and storage devices has never been easier or more affordable. To prove it - here are three solutions to things that bug you every day - yours to download absolutely free, right now. ...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jul 2012

    Free Network Monitoring FOREVER

    Only Foglight NMS provides powerful, comprehensive network monitoring that won't cost you a dime ever. Talk about limitless. Download it for FREE.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jun 2012

    Free Inventory Reports with the Ratify Discover Engine - Software Download

    Ratify is a secure, cloud-based service that arms IT managers and CXO's with easy-to-read reports and fast answers to business-critical issues. The Ratify Discovery Engine automatically collects your network data, analyzes it, and maps it to an exhaustive set of licensing terms and purchasing options - usually within minutes. It...

    Provided By Ratify, Inc.

  • Downloads // Jun 2012

    Integrating Macs into a Windows shop

    Author Lauren Malhoit explains how to integrate Macs into a Windows shop. Topics include: Creating the connection between Mac Server and Active Directory Configuring Profile Manager and Time Machine on Mac Server Setting up Software Update service with Mac Server Setting up Mac Server as a print server Configure final...

    Provided By Lauren Malhoit

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Server Update and Patch Management Policy

    A good way to set clients' expectations and reduce confusion about server updates and patch management is for your IT consultancy to use this customizable TechRepublic Server Update and Patch Management Policy.

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Integration Guide for IBM TivoliNetcool/OMNIbus, Network Manager, and Netcool Configuration Manager

    This IBM? Redbooks? publication covers the integration scenarios for IBM Tivoli? Network Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, and IBM Tivoli Netcool? Configuration Manager. These three products working together provide a comprehensive solution for network and event management, and network configuration management, within the context of service availability and performance management.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    V-locity 3 Virtual Platform Disk Optimizer - FREE 30-day trialware

    Virtual infrastructures must be dynamic, efficient and above all else, fast because they process the most critical company data. But underlying resource use must be optimized or the platform can slow to a crawl. V-locity 3 brings an unprecedented depth of resource awareness and new technology for peak performance in...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • Downloads // Mar 2012

    HTML5 Client for Web Access to VMware View - Ericom AccessNow

    Using Ericom AcessNow, a pure browser based HTML5 RDP client, VMware customers gain instant access to full-fledged VMware View desktops from any PC, Mac, Linux, Chromebook, iPad, Android, and other devices, e.g., tablet or smartphone, using any HTML5 browser supporting the WebSocket protocol. Zero client support and maintenance, lowers IT...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2012

    Ericom Blaze RDP Acceleration & Compression

    Slow & choppy RDP experiences make it hard to work productively with graphics-rich applications & content in Terminal Services and VDI environments. Ericom Blaze software delivers super quick access to applications with high graphic content, such as pdfs, ppt, 2-D applications, and Flash. This stand-alone software accelerates RDP network traffic...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2012

    AccessNow HTML5 RDP - Browser access to Windows apps and desktops

    With the growing diversity of end-user devices, the accelerating BYOD trend 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 is a true zero-client - it runs entirely...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2012

    Free Trial: vRanger, the Powerful VMware Recovery Solution

    When disaster strikes, don't waste hours and dollars recovering critical data. vRanger delivers blazing-fast speed and granular recovery for your VMware applications and data. Get your free trial today.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2012

    Foglight NMS

    Free Network Monitoring Isn't Senseless - It's Centsless! Free network monitoring? Seems too good to be true. Foglight NMS helps increase network performance and availability while improving IT efficiency. It's scalable, installs in 15 minutes and incredibly easy to use. And it's free - forever. No kidding. Get your...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2011

    Hosted Monitoring of Networks, Servers, Applications,Databases, Storage, Virtualization, and Cloud Infrastructure

    Free 14 day trial of LogicMonitor's SaaS-based monitoring solution only valid for companies in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. An online meeting with a LogicMonitor engineer is required to activate your free 14-day trial portal. LogicMonitor's pre-configured, hosted monitoring solution will tell you everything you...

    Provided By LogicMonitor

  • Downloads // Oct 2011

    Introducing Microsoft Office 365

    Meetings from a laptop. File sharing in the cloud. Closing deals by videoconference. It all works together. Collaborate in the cloud with Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync videoconferencing. Starting as low as $10 per user per month. Begin your free trial.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    10 essential tools and services for work-at-home IT pros

    You can't work out of your home effectively without the right setup. Justin James shares what he's discovered about equipping the IT home office.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Justin James

  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    Client info tracker

    Your client relationships will be stronger if you know a thing or two -- or 10 -- about their needs, preferences, and the business itself. This simple form will help you keep up with the details.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2011

    10 things to look for in a KVM switch

    KVM switches can make your life infinitely easier -- unless they don't support the features you need in your environment. Erik Eckel offers some suggestions for making sure you don't wind up with the wrong KVM for the job.This download is also available as an entry in our 10...

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Feb 2011

    10 handy PowerShell scripts for Exchange 2010 administrators

    Save time and effort tackling complex Exchange admin tasks with the help of these ready-made PowerShell scripts.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Jan 2011

    10 fundamental concepts for PowerShell scripting

    PowerShell can save you a lot of time on Windows admin tasks -- but to use it effectively, you need to understand how it works. Here's a crash course in PowerShell basics to get you started. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    DAI-eBook: Application Foundation Industry eBook (Banking, Telco, and Insurance)

    A Smart SOA? Application Foundation from IBM WebSphere? provides the innovation and performance that allows you to build, deploy and manage robust, agile and re-usable SOA applications and services of all types. This foundation helps you deliver on business objectives while reducing application infrastructure costs. Watch this video to learn...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    Connectivity Video: Customer Reference Video-Mothercare

    IBM? WebSphere? technology provides a more flexible and dynamic way to handle your electronic business applications. Watch this video to see how Mothercare?, a leading retailer with 1,000 stores across 50 countries, reaped huge IT benefits and reduced their costs with WebSphere Message Broker and Websphere MQ.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    SW: Smart Work for Healthcare demo

    Watch this demo and learn how combining Business Process Management, Collaboration and SOA enables an ER to: significantly improve the quality of patient care; handle emergencies better; access proper medical expertise (regardless of location); and increase its efficiency and effectiveness.

    Provided By IBM

  • 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 // Nov 2010

    10 tips for troubleshooting VPN connections

    Targeting the cause of a VPN problem requires a systematic troubleshooting process. Brien Posey explains steps you can follow to zero in on the culprit.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    10 tips for troubleshooting DNS problems

    Figuring out what's wrong with DNS will go faster if you have a set of troubleshooting steps to follow. Brien Posey shares his approach to isolating the cause of DNS problems.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey