Top 5 Tips for Building a Fail-Safe Network

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Consider Emerging Solutions and New Technologies

Network admins should also keep an open mind when it comes to new technologies, and look to investigate and review those that might make a difference for the company. This certainly doesn't mean the IT team should dismantle and replace the entire network every time an exciting new solution comes out, however.

It's a headache that nearly every network admin has dealt with: A critical server is down, the helpdesk phone is ringing off the hook, and you're doing everything in your power to contain the pandemonium and fix the issue. Each time something like this takes place, you think to yourself, "Next time, it'll be different. Next time, this won't happen."

The only way to assure that is to respond proactively, and build a network that is completely fail-safe. With this type of critical resource in place, employees can always access the applications and assets they need, and you can rest easy knowing that your network is robust and free from performance-robbing issues.

In this slideshow, Neil Abogado, Talari Networks, looks at the top five things you can do to establish a fail-safe network in your company.

 

Related Topics : Blade Servers, Business Integration, Ethernet, LAN, Network Protocols

 
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