Security really matters to us!

Security really matters!   you might know, that Germans are crazy about cars (no exception to me :-). We get crazy, when we see some scratches on our favorite vehicle! You as an IT administrator should be as paranoid about your IT infrastructure, as the Germans are about cars. Most network discovery tools require administrative…

JDisc’s way to China…

Of course, every software developer knows, that there are many different character sets out there. And of course, every developer takes actions to handle multiple character sets. And of course, we do too. At least that is what we thought until some prospect tried our software on a chinese operating system. And unfortunately, some of…

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) and Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)

Redundancy is a key concept for protecting critical environments against single points of failures. Server cluster assure the availability of critical applications on the corporate network. However, redundancy doesn’t help if every component of a critical system is designed in a redundant manner. For network infrastructure devices such as switches and routers, there are protocols…