Avoid Upsets: The (Elite) Eight Steps to Ensuring System Uptime

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Add some muscle to your IT team to increase performance on the court before the tournament begins by discovering what is connected and configured on your systems, including device type and configuration information of anything with an IP address.

NCAA March Madness has become an unofficial holiday of sorts, but for many in IT, the process of ensuring system uptime is no game. Last year, March Madness Live delivered an unprecedented 64 million live video streams, which netted out to about 13.5 million hours of live video consumption. With many of the first and second round games occurring during business hours, it's safe to say that this type of traffic can cause serious issues on any corporate network and understanding how to properly prepare for it is crucial.

In this slideshow, Ipswitch, an IT tools software provider, highlights eight steps every IT team should be taking to ensure system uptime during March Madness.

 

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