Networking devices, routers and switches, form the organization’s backbone as far as IT is concerned. Router traffic monitoring thus becomes an integral part of an IT team in order to ensure that nothing goes majorly wrong with the backbone of the organization that could cripple it for quite a considerable time and have undesirable repercussions too.
Router traffic monitoring helps the IT team sense the first signs of an abnormality or a possible network incident. Early detection can help a long way in taking corrective action to avoid downtime.
Flow-based router traffic monitoring is one of the best ways to ensure real-time traffic monitoring in your routers. Router traffic monitoring based on flow-data lets you monitor the following vital information pertaining to your network:
This information helps a long way in router bandwidth monitoring as it gives all relevant statistics that one needs to know as an IT administrator to make sure that he can exercise control and derive the maximum productive output out of the network and make sure that it it up and running to cater to the needs of all its users.
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- Head IT in the Miscellaneous Industry