Articles written by Rebecca Grassing

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Network management

Enterprise vs. SMB IT: What’s the Difference?

Enterprises have always had more money to spend on IT than small-and-medium businesses (SMBs). This has traditionally resulted in a…

Rebecca GrassingAug 30, 2022
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Systems & process

IT Project Management Like a Pro

It can be very hard to plan ahead at an MSP—especially at a smaller shop—as your days are pretty consumed with putting out fires and…

Rebecca GrassingAug 2, 2022
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Leading an IT Team

When End Users Attack: Tips for Fixing a Hostile Work Environment

Hostile work environments are a real problem in tech and can be a significant driver of IT job stress. This is particularly true for IT…

Rebecca GrassingJun 21, 2022
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Trends in Education Networking

The EdTech space is evolving at a rapid pace. In addition to a drastic increase in remote learning, a wide range of new technologies and…

Rebecca GrassingMar 1, 2022
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Trends, forecasts & research

Network Automation: What It Is, Where It’s Heading, and How to Start Planning

Auvik’s Director of Product Strategy Steve Petryshuck digs into the state of network automation planning: where we’re at, where we…

Rebecca GrassingJan 6, 2022
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Trends, forecasts & research

Auvik’s Network Vendor Diversity 2021: Who Reigns the Network?

At the end of November 2021, Auvik released our annual Network Vendor Diversity Report, and the data we collected had some interesting…

Rebecca GrassingDec 21, 2021
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Network monitoring

What Is IoMT (And How Is It Shaping Healthcare)?

Smart devices are everywhere nowadays, from refrigerators and coffee makers to security cameras and thermostats. A significant percentage…

Rebecca GrassingNov 15, 2021
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Tech industry

Top 5 Tips to Help Relieve IT Pro Job Stress

Whether you’re feeling stressed out right now, or you’re just looking to start healthy habits before the stress sets in, do your…

Rebecca GrassingSep 28, 2021
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Network assessments

The 95th Percentile: How to Manage Capacity Before You Run Out

95th percentile bandwidth metering is a method to determine usage 95% of the time. Learn how to calculate & do capacity planning.

Rebecca GrassingSep 7, 2021
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MSP efficiency

Increase Efficiency with an IT Command Center: N-able Passportal and Auvik (On Demand)

Have you ever been in the middle of troubleshooting and caught yourself wondering, “I wish all the information I need was easier to…

Rebecca GrassingMay 11, 2021
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Secure IT Operations (On Demand)

As an IT pro, what keeps you awake at night?  🆘  Security breaches?  🆘  Network outages?  🆘  Lack of time to get through…

Rebecca GrassingApr 16, 2021
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Tech industry

The Future of IT Events: Conferences in a Post-Pandemic World

Is this the new future for conferences? Will conferences ever go back to normal? Is normal even a fair question? Given another year of…

Rebecca GrassingMar 30, 2021
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Systems & process

From Putting Out Fires to Proactive Monitoring: Processes for Managing Your Network (On Demand)

Whether you’re the one managing the network yourself or you’re leading the team who does, you know how frustrating it is when you…

Rebecca GrassingJan 22, 2021