SUNY Geneseo Network Manager Rick Coloccia found that analyzing Cisco NetFlow packets was the key to network traffic management and monitoring internet use and abuse.

Using Scrutinizer NetFlow Analyzer, he was able to respond to the RIAA’s (Recording Industry Association of America) allegations of students illegally downloading or sharing of music.

“With upwards of 3,100 students calling the residence halls ‘home,’ it’s our job to make sure the data flow is running efficiently. Scrutinizer NetFlow Analyzer allows us to accomplish this with powerful reporting, dynamic traffic analysis, automated features and convenient archiving. We’ve also found the archiving capability extremely useful for forensic analysis.” – Rick Coloccia

Read more on how Scrutinizer resolved this and other network traffic issues in the EducationNews.org article, “SUNY Geneseo Leverages Scrutinizer NetFlow Analyzer to Monitor Network Behavior during RIAA Crackdown and Beyond“.

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Joanne Ghidoni

Joanne is a Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Plixer. She has also held positions as Technical Support Engineer and Sales Engineer since joining Plixer in 2005. Prior to joining Plixer, Joanne has had numerous positions in the IT field, including data entry, computer operator, PC coordinator and support, mainframe programmer, and also Technical Support and web programmer at Cabletron Systems. In her spare time, Joanne enjoys traveling, always seeking out new and interesting places to visit.

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