Software defined networks, systems, datacenters, and storage environments are creating a more complex virtual world than most IT operators can keep up with. The need for proper monitoring solution for virtual and software defined solutions is critical. The solutions need to address everything from managing the performance of a virtual environment, to the internetworking of […]

NerveCenter 6.2 release contains everything included in the NerveCenter 6.1.xx releases. In our continuing effort to provide our customers with exciting new product functionality, enhanced management capabilities and true ROI product value, we are pleased to announce NerveCenter 6.2. Here’s a summary of the new features and functionality: Perl 5.14.4 NerveCenter 6.2 now contains a complete […]

Add Logic Before and After a Poll Executes NerveCenter Release 6.1 (“NC6.1”) includes new controls for how you can manipulate polls while they execute.  This includes the ability to add logic before or after a poll executes.  As well, you can have a poll start in the midst of a table instead of from the […]

Download the full Release Notes NerveCenter-6.1.00-Release-Notes.   NerveCenter 6.1 release contains everything included in the NerveCenter 6.0.xx releases.  NC6.1 adds the following functionality, relative to NC6.0.xx:   Customers expressed a need for enhancements to NerveCenter’s Trap Forwarding capabilities as a supported alternative to BMC’s former TrapBlaster and Concord’s former Trap Exploder applications.  The NC6.1 release includes […]

How Much Polling is Enough?   With more and more riding on a business’s ability to have its enterprise network perform at a high level, network managers continue to push the envelope in terms of polling frequency for network assets.  Especially in larger, more complex networks, network operators are pressured to poll literally tens of […]

Simple Polling Doesn’t Give the Whole Story    Polling for single objects and then applying a simple threshold or basic if/then logic to the resulting data is something many network monitoring tools can do.  However, this doesn’t provide the complete picture of the true condition (or “state”) of the devices or services being managed.  For network […]

Efficient Trap “Blasting” Techniques As network operators continue to rely on trap information to ensure they are effectively managing their networks, they are faced with increasing challenges as trap volumes continue to rise and the introduction of SNMP v3 traps brings in added complexity.  In addition, some legacy tools focused on simple trap forwarding are […]

NerveCenter Version 6.0.03 includes the following new features.  Download the full Release Notes NerveCenter-6.0.03.03-Release-Notes. New Features: NC6.0 NerveCenter 6.0 release contains everything included in the NC5.1.06 and NC5.2 releases. NC6.0 adds the following additional functionality, relative to NC5.1.06: The NerveCenter Server for Windows product installation process has been replaced. The new installer enables installation and […]

Many network monitoring solutions overload the NOC with redundant and insignificant network alerts.  The volume of alerts can be overwhelming and create confusion of which alert to address first.  Missing the priority can cause outages, user frustration or violation of SLAs. NerveCenter can reduce the alert storms and present operators with only actionable alerts.  With […]

Many purchased and proprietary applications log activities and messages to flat files.  These files can contain an overwhelming number of messages.  Mining important logged messages from the flat file is necessary to identify specific messages about events of interest that are logged. In Unix / Linux environments, messages logged to flat files can be seen […]

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