Network analyzers come in all shapes and size. We help you narrow down your search for the best free tools out there
By: nestor e. arellano Computing Canada (29 Jan 2013)
Information Technology administrators constantly need information about how their networks are performing in order to ensure optimum operation.
To help them do this, IT administrators often rely on network analyzers. These tools provide data on recent network activities, test anti-malware software, find vulnerabilities, program threat alarms, detect unusual network traffic and packet characteristics and allow administrators to configure other functions.
Unfortunately, most administrators do not have the time to shop around for the right analyzer for their network.