Articles written by Steve Petryschuk

[image] 5 Reasons to Add Network Monitoring  to Your 2021 IT BudgetFrankly MSP blog icon

5 Reasons to Add Network Monitoring to Your 2021 IT Budget

Allocating money in your IT budget for network monitoring in 2021 may be more important than ever. Here are five reasons why.

Steve PetryschukOct 27, 2020

Reducing Mean Time to Resolution With Auvik

You can streamline troubleshooting, shrink mean time to resolution & spare network users from prolonged downtime with Auvik. Here’s how.

Steve PetryschukOct 13, 2020

6 Essential First Steps When Managing a New Network

Where do you start when you're managing a new network and are looking to make a stellar first impression? These 6 steps can help you get…

Steve PetryschukAug 18, 2020

How to Troubleshoot Network Connectivity Issues With Auvik

Network connectivity issues can be some of the worst to troubleshoot. But with Auvik, problems can be solved in seconds just by popping…

Steve PetryschukMay 26, 2020

How to Keep IT Infrastructure Fresh and Fit for Purpose

Old, unused network devices create security risks, eat up IT time, and bloat operating costs. Here's how to keep IT infrastructure fresh…

Steve PetryschukMay 12, 2020

Keeping Remote Workers Connected With Proactive VPN Monitoring

Managing a lot of remote workers right now? Here’s how to use VPN monitoring to stay on top of capacity issues and keep workers connected.

Steve PetryschukApr 21, 2020

How Auvik Can Help Keep Networks Steady During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, network performance needs to be rock solid so users can access the resources they need, when they need…

Steve PetryschukMar 17, 2020

What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why Is It Important?

Two-factor authentication or 2FA requires a user to identify themselves in two ways—or using two different methods—before allowing…

Steve PetryschukMar 3, 2020

Network Segmentation Is Great Network Management

Network segmentation—breaking a network into smaller chunks—improves network visibility, monitoring, security, and performance.…

Steve PetryschukApr 9, 2019

NetFlow Basics: An Introduction to Monitoring Network Traffic

You probably have support for NetFlow or other flow protocols on your client devices already. That means you can quickly and…

Steve PetryschukMar 19, 2019

5 Security Best Practices for Network Devices

What can you be doing to continually improve your network device security? Here are 5 things to look at.

Steve PetryschukJan 29, 2019

Will Layer 3 Switches Give Routers the Boot?

A Layer 3 switch combines the capabilities of a Layer 2 switch and a router in one device. Does this mean the death of the router is…

Steve PetryschukSep 18, 2018

Why Your Client’s Firewall May Not Be Up to the Task of Network Security

A new Sophos report reveals IT pros can’t identify almost half (45%) of the traffic flowing through their networks. That’s a massive…

Steve PetryschukMay 15, 2018

The Importance of Network Topology Visualization

Network topology visualization can provide instant client context to service techs, speed up training time, expedite troubleshooting,…

Steve PetryschukMar 27, 2018
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3 Minor Network Alerts You Shouldn’t Ignore

It’s obvious you need to deal with emergency and critical network alerts. But what about simple warning alerts? Your first impulse may…

Steve PetryschukFeb 13, 2018
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