Michael Patterson : Advanced NetFlow Traffic Analysis
Michael Patterson
Founder and Product manager for Plixer's Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer as well as Flow Analytics.

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Monitoring Video Performance with NetFlow

February 19, 2012

Three years ago I was listening to John Chambers - CEO of Cisco Systems, proclaim that video was going to be the rage. I snickered and though it would be long time before anyone will be monitoring video performance with NetFlow. Well, here we are and John Chambers was right. My daughter is the one that made me realize why video vs. only voice will continue to grow.

Monitoring BYOD traffic with NetFlow

March 24, 2012

Monitoring BYOD traffic is a growing concern amonst network administrators.  Why?  Gartner predicts that 645 million smartphones will be sold in 2012 – a 40% increase from this year.  Cell phone reception is often weak on the interior of office buildings and smartphone owners will have their WiFi on.  What's more is that many companies are allowing employees onto the corporate net with their personal smart phones in hopes of increased productivity.



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