Articles written by Dana Oros

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Network protocols

Network Basics: What Is SNMP and How Does It Work?

While the SNMP architecture is simple, the data hierarchy the protocol uses can seem complicated if you’re not familiar with it.…

Dana OrosJun 29, 2022
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Network management

6+ Awesome Places to Get Network Training Online

With so many options to choose from, it’s easy to find online network training that meets your needs. Whether you want to take a…

Dana OrosMar 7, 2017
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Network monitoring

How to Look Up a Custom OID

Is there a network device you want to learn more about or monitor? Being able to look up OIDs (the device’s Object Identifiers) is the…

Dana OrosFeb 7, 2017
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Network management

6 Pro Tips for Handling IT Alert Fatigue

IT alert fatigue — becoming so overwhelmed with notifications that you stop paying attention — is a dangerous phenomenon that can…

Dana OrosSep 15, 2015
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Cybersecurity

Are You Still Using Insecure Network Protocols?

Are you taking at least basic precautions to ensure logins and communications between the devices you manage are secure?

Dana OrosSep 8, 2015
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Network management

The IoT Survival Checklist: How to Prepare Your Network for the Coming Flood

With the Internet of Things, a massive flood of data and security concerns is on its way to your network. Are you ready? Here's how to…

Dana OrosJul 28, 2015
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Network management

The 411 of Network Protocols and Standards

Who comes up with network protocols and standards, how do they affect IT, and how can you have a say in their development? Keep reading…

Dana OrosJul 21, 2015
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Events

Cisco Live US 2015: Photo Report

Last week was Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego and what a week it was. It was Auvik’s first time at the big event. Here are some of the…

Dana OrosJun 16, 2015
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Network management

6 Essential First Steps in a New Network Admin Job

Where do you start when you step into a totally unfamiliar network? Read on for some tips on taking the reins of an infrastructure you…

Dana OrosApr 7, 2015
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Network management

12 Essential Network Administrator Books to Own

What are the must-have books for your network admin library? We recommend 12 indispensable resources in areas from routing and security…

Dana OrosMar 3, 2015