Capacity planning allows organizations to assess future IT requirements based on business forecasts. It helps in understanding the current business environment and in turn it indicates how these business processes will evolve, and how the change and future growth will affect the operating mode of the IT environment. As more and more organizations are moving towards the cloud, their infrastructure needs are also rapidly changing. Capacity planning helps you foresee your future needs and helps you adapt to them.
Network bandwidth monitoring and reporting tools can provide a clear picture of the organization's bandwidth needs. ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer helps you determine the enterprise's bandwidth needs to accommodate the growth over a period of time with its capacity planning reports and also decide on the changes to be implemented. It helps you identify bandwidth bottlenecks and also find wasted bandwidth so that you can prepare for future needs.
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NetFlow Analyzer is a NetFlow, sFlow, JFLow (and more) collector and analyzing engine integrated together. NetFlow analyzer does not require any hardware probes and can be downloaded, used in your network environment and can be evaluated for 30 days. Go through the following useful links for better understanding of how NetFlow Analyzer can help you in understanding your network traffic and bandwidth utilization.