Opsview Research Uncovers Businesses Failing to Backup Critical Network Device Configurations

Opsview Research Uncovers Businesses Failing to Backup Critical Network Device

PR Newswire

READING, England, Oct. 17, 2013

READING, England, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opsview, the leading unified
services monitoring vendor, today announced new research indicating over a
third of companies do not backup their network device configurations and of
those that do, 20% of businesses are manually backing up their configurations.
The research, conducted by Opsview, looked at businesses and their usage of
network performance monitoring software.

The research shows that of the businesses surveyed there were some clear
trends in the networking sector.

  oCisco continues to dominate the networking equipment space with over 70%
    of businesses preferring Cisco to other vendors.
  oSNMP Traps are now in use by over 65% of businesses, with over 80% of
    those using SNMPv2.
  oNetFlow is the most widely used *Flow protocol, with 72% of respondents
    currently using it.
  o77% of respondents use network monitoring tools primarily to maintain
    network stability.
  oOver a third of companies surveyed didn't backup their network device
    configurations and 20% of those that are backing up, do so manually.

Full press release available here:

About The Survey
Conducted in Q3 of 2013, the Opsview study looked at the use of network
performance monitoring technologies and standards by I.T. teams around the
world. With 257 respondents, the survey covered a number of areas of network
performance including syslog monitoring, use of *Flow technologies and reasons
behind choice of monitoring tools.

About Opsview
Opsview, an IT infrastructure monitoring platform and an innovative business
service, delivers improved control on an enterprise scale. Its outstanding
combination of ease-of-use and a flexible, standards-based architecture has
attracted a wide range of SME's, enterprise and government customers including
Harvard, MIT, Yale and Cornell Universities; Allianz, BSkyB, UPS, Blue Cross
Blue Shield, Netapp, VMware and Muller. The vendor's notable service provider
customers include Deloitte, IBM, Telefonica, Dimension Data, BT Plusnet and

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SOURCE Opsview

Website: http://www.opsview.com
Contact: Brian King, Opsview Ltd., +44 118 324 0643, brian.king@opsview.com
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