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Our most inspiring network management system project of 2015

Once again, it seems like just the other day that we were setting our new year’s resolutions at the IRIS offices, and here we are, winding down in the last few weeks of yet another December. Time flies when you’re having fun - and it’s certainly been an action-packed year for us at IRIS. We’ve [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow, Network Management System|Tags: , |Comments Off on Our most inspiring network management system project of 2015

Is your Netflow Analyzer Jedi or Sith?

Unless you’ve spent the last few months avoiding contact with all forms of sentient life, you probably know that the hype for the new installment in the Star Wars saga has reached fever pitch. It’s amazing, looking back, that a cult science-fiction film of the late 1970s has become one of the most universally loved [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Tags: , |Comments Off on Is your Netflow Analyzer Jedi or Sith?

Why your Network Monitoring System and Superman have more in common than you think

Whether or not you realize it, your Network Monitoring System is, basically, the superhero of the city that is your network environment. Day after day, night after night, your network monitoring system prowls the streets of your network without rest, tracking down bandwidth thieves, interrogating packets and keeping downtime to a minimum. And, just like [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Tags: |Comments Off on Why your Network Monitoring System and Superman have more in common than you think

Why Big Data Software and Network Reporting go hand-in-hand

The big data revolution, first coined by Roger Magoulas in 2005, came about as a result of the increasing need for companies to not only store huge amounts of data, but also use this data as a potential source of insights and, consequently, as a decision-making tool. But what about big data is really revolutionary? [...]

By |September 15th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Tags: |Comments Off on Why Big Data Software and Network Reporting go hand-in-hand

The 2015 Future of Open Source Survey: Everything you need to know.

In years gone by, Open Source software was seen as a way to circumvent compulsory cheques being sent to the big players of the IT industry. Barring a few that have stumbled in the race to lead the market, the same tech-giants still rule the roost. The tide has, however, shifted drastically.  This year, the [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Tags: |Comments Off on The 2015 Future of Open Source Survey: Everything you need to know.

4 Reasons why your network has no future without automated configuration management

With the amount of devices likely to be connected to any network at any given time, as well as the complexity of modern networking environments and the vast geographic distances that large-scale and enterprise Wide Area Networks (WANs) can occupy, configuration management plays an integral part in running a network that consistently performs at its [...]

By |September 7th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Comments Off on 4 Reasons why your network has no future without automated configuration management

How we got reliable sampled Netflow Analyzer data from Cisco’s Nexus 7k

With the Cisco Nexus 7k’s making an appearance in more and more of our customers’ workplaces, we found getting reliable data from your Netflow Analyzer somewhat troublesome. Your typical “turn it on” doesn’t quite cut it with these devices, and more than a few engineers have struggled with this for a while before getting it [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Categories: Iris Netflow|Comments Off on How we got reliable sampled Netflow Analyzer data from Cisco’s Nexus 7k