Network Configuration Management

you are working in IT , Networks ? then this is the right tool for you .

network configuration management ; is an application that automate network configuration , check compliance policies , can take backup . and ensure that network changes are done via authorized staff , yes it can give you historical data about each staff logged in and changes they did .

depend on your needs below are some of the good products in the market :

net mri

emc Smart

netcool – IBM

 

you will feel the beauty of this tool when it integrated with performance monitor

Caching Appliances

This is a hot topic especially for ISPs and telecom , and the question is what is the best cache for me ?

this depend on the Size of your company and the needs below are some of the caching appliances which ranked as top in the market

http://bluecoat.com/

http://www.aranetworks.com/products/jaguar/5000

http://peerapp.com/Products/UltraBand.aspx

http://www.oversi.com/en/products/45.html?task=view

 

i prefer peerapp

FYI , most products have local distributors in Kuwait .

 

WAF

WAF ; is a common name for Web application Firewall , Lots think if you have a firewall or Intrusion prevention you are secure . well you are totally wrong web application firewall is more advance and it can detect and eliminate the following for example :

*Xss
*SQL injection
*hide / prevent developers comments and notes
*learn Web behaviors so suspected ones will be automatically blocked

Good example of best in the market are :

*Imperva
*F5
*Braccuda