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Protocol Analyzers

Here's a quiz. When network problems happen, you:

A. pay to upgrade your network bandwidth, and pray.

B. ask your VAR (value-added reseller) for help, upon which a quote for new switches appears on your desk.

C. ask your server and applications vendors for help, and watch as they wildly point fingers at one another.

D. tap into the wire with an analyzer and observe what is and isn't happening, and how long it's all taking.

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