NetFlow sampling


How to avoid NetFlow sampling

As resource demands and bandwidth speeds in many of today’s network infrastructures continue to increase, many network administrators believe that NetFlow sampling is the only way to deal with the high flow volume sent across the network. In fact, setting a NetFlow sample rate of 1 in 100 can cut flow volumes as much as 50%.

sFlow Vs IPFIX

If you are a vendor considering whether to implement sFlow Vs IPFIX (IP Flow Information eXport), this post will help you understand the differences and benefits of the technologies.  Both technologies were developed to gather statistical details from the routers, switches, firewalls and servers they reside on.