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Network Mangement Software


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Network Mangement Software

  1. 1. LACONI<br />Disaster Recovery Inventory ToolsPresented by: Patrick Ferguson & Jeff Lewandowski <br />
  2. 2. Introductions and Agenda<br />About Sikich<br />Firm history<br />Library services<br />What is Network Management Software?<br />Role in DR/BC<br />Open source vs. Pay to play<br />
  3. 3. NMS?<br />Hardware and software used to administer and monitor a network<br />Single pane of glass<br />If it connects to the network, it can be managed<br />Five main elements of NMS <br />Inventory<br />Monitor<br />Alert<br />Remediate<br />Report<br />
  4. 4. Network Management in DR/BC<br />Inventory<br />Complete IT inventory listing including OS, patch levels, 3rd party software, etc<br />Monitor <br />Active/Proactive monitoring of systems, hardware, connectivity<br />Alert<br />Keep everyone informed<br />Remediate<br />Knowing what is wrong and what to troubleshoot<br />Report<br />Utilization, uptime/downtime, patch status<br />
  5. 5. Free vs. Pay<br />
  6. 6. Some providers<br />SystemMinder<br />
  7. 7. Sales Pitch<br />
  8. 8. Thank You!<br />Patrick Ferguson<br /><br />Sikich LLP998 Corporate BoulevardAurora, IL<br />