Native Modbus TCP Support in netTerrain for DCIM Applications (Part One)

Native Modbus TCP Support in netTerrain for DCIM Applications (Part One)

By - February 20, 2024

With the release of version 9.6 last year, netTerrain started supporting the Modbus TCP protocol for network and infrastructure device monitoring purposes in Data Center Infrastructure (DCIM) applications. What is Modbus? Modbus is a widely used communication protocol in industrial automation systems that enables data exchange between devices within a network. The Modbus protocol was…

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Integrating PRTG with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

Integrating PRTG with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

By - February 12, 2024

Most network monitoring tools don’t really show you what’s going on in a visual way – it’s like reading a technical manual without any pictures (check out a blog that goes more into this called “what network documentation is not”). Usually, companies will use one set of tools to keep an eye on their network…

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Solve the Labyrinth: How Detailed Fiber Mapping Software Transforms Capacity Planning

Solve the Labyrinth: How Detailed Fiber Mapping Software Transforms Capacity Planning

By - January 31, 2024

Introduction: Fiber Plant Management Challenges If you manage your organization’s fiber plant, you know (a little too well…) that you’re in charge of a complex and incredibly intricate and hidden ecosystem full of conduits, cables, strands, splice boxes, manholes, strands, handholes…the list goes on. Not knowing what you’ve got, where it is, and what you…

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Integrating BMC Remedy with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

Integrating BMC Remedy with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

By - January 29, 2024

BMC Remedy is not just an IT service management (ITSM) platform; it’s a comprehensive solution that propels organizations to automate and enhance their IT processes and service delivery. This platform equips users with features for incident, problem, change, configuration, knowledge, and service level management. BMC Remedyalso integrates effortlessly with a variety of other IT systems,…

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Integrating Zabbix with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

Integrating Zabbix with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

By - January 25, 2024

To optimize IT infrastructures, ensure seamless ops, and minimize downtime, today’s organizations are pulling off a high-tech juggling act that’s not for the faint of heart. The need for robust and efficient monitoring and management solutions has become increasingly paramount. The paradox here is that most monitoring solutions offer little to no visual representation or…

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How Well Does ChatGPT Describe netTerrain?

How Well Does ChatGPT Describe netTerrain?

By - January 24, 2024

I have to admit it: many of us at Graphical Networks have been drawn into using ChatGPT for various purposes and, as a software company with a couple tentacles into AI (watch out for AI-based device modeling coming at some point), we’ve looked at this craze closely. Since I’d like to think I know netTerrain…

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Integrating WhatsUp Gold with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

Integrating WhatsUp Gold with netTerrain for Automated Network Diagram Mapping

By - January 8, 2024

In today’s digital era, efficient management of IT infrastructures is crucial for business continuity and keeping the network up and running. Monitoring and management solutions are key to this — but a major issue is that many monitoring tools offer limited visual and documentation functionalities (check out this blog for more background: What Network Documentation…

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