Articles written by Dana Oros

[image] 6+ Awesome Places to Get Network Training OnlineFrankly MSP blog icon

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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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
[image] Network Basics: What Is SNMP and How Does It Work?Frankly MSP blog icon

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

SNMP is a vital tool for effective network management. In this post, you'll learn why it's so important, the various SNMP versions…

Dana OrosJul 26, 2016
[image] Cleaning House: How to Help Your Clients With IT HoardingFrankly MSP blog icon

Cleaning House: How to Help Your Clients With IT Hoarding

Holding onto unnecessary hardware and software creates security risks, eats up IT time and bloats operating costs. Here's how to…

Dana OrosOct 13, 2015
[image] 6 Pro Tips for Handling IT Alert FatigueFrankly MSP blog icon

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
[image] Are You Still Using Insecure Network Protocols?Frankly MSP blog icon

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
[image] The 411 of Network Protocols and StandardsFrankly MSP blog icon

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
[image] The Employee Termination Checklist for IT AdminsFrankly MSP blog icon

The Employee Termination Checklist for IT Admins

A whopping 89% of employees leave an organization with a valid login to at least one corporate account. Nearly half retain access to…

Dana OrosJul 7, 2015
[image] Cisco Live US 2015: Photo ReportFrankly MSP blog icon

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
[image] 6 Essential First Steps in a New Network Admin JobFrankly MSP blog icon

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
[image] The Essential Network Admin Library: 12 Books to Read & OwnFrankly MSP blog icon

The Essential Network Admin Library: 12 Books to Read & 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
[image] 13 Tech Gadgets You Can’t Get on Sale This Black FridayFrankly MSP blog icon

13 Tech Gadgets You Can’t Get on Sale This Black Friday

Every November, consumer gadgets (oooh shiny) go on sale in the biggest shopping blowout on the calendar. But what about the stuff we…

Dana OrosNov 18, 2014
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