10 Android Apps for IT Admins

, December 18, 2012 IT admins can't clone themselves, but they can get darned close to being two places at once by using mobile tools. The following Android apps, several of which are free, offer handy consoles for network mapping, remote client administration, cloud management, Wi-Fi analysis and more.
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Net Ping

App: Net Ping
Publisher: Qwapp
Cost: Free

Keep tabs on server performance with Net Ping, an ICMP ping utility. It offers statistics on round-trip response time for ping packets, whether packers are lost and why they may have been lost. Users can adjust packet count, ttl, interval and packet-size parameters. There's also a continuous ping mode, but it only works if the app is active--there's no background functionality, but it is a free app, after all.


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