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Top 8 Considerations for Selecting SMB Network Monitoring Software

Apr 01, 2011

Download Small-to-medium size businesses (SMB's) have limited IT staff and budgets, yet they still require a monitoring solution for cost-effective equipment diagnosis to maintain a healthy network. Use the following checklist to evaluate software vendors.

What Should you Consider?

� Is it an integrated product or must multiple add-ons be installed?

� Can it be easily configured?

� Does it have all the functionality you require?

� Can alerts reach you in real-time?
� Can one person manage the system?

� Is special hardware required?

� Will the vendor's customer service be there for you?

� Is it affordable?


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