Extended Stay Hotels, Lodging – Extended Stay Hotel Network #online #hotel

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In the hunt for an extended stay hotel that meets all of your needs? Not just 99% of them? The Extended Stay Hotel Network was designed for your needs in mind. Whether it is WiFi that you desire, proximity to your job site or relocation area, or a full breakfast, we match your needs with over 1,285 hotels in our Extended Stay Database. All of our hotels have been chosen specifically for quality and comfort. All of our hotels have been approved by the both, AAA and Mobile Travel Guide, to ensure your comfort level is met and exceeded. Welcome to Extended Stay Hotel Network, we look forward to serving you.

Why choose an Extended Stay Hotel?

When you stay at an Extended Stay hotel you will enjoy features and amenities the are not available at standard hotels. It feels more like home with most rooms having small dining rooms and kitchens.

Extended Stay hotels are in high demand with travelers on long assignments, a family that is enjoying a much needed vacation and doesn’t want to eat fast food all of the time. Or the person or family that is relocating or in need of temporary housing.

Find your Extended Stay Hotel

Use our easy to use, interactive map below to find your next Extended Stay Hotel. Just click on the state then the city that you will be staying in from the drop down list and you will be taken to a page that you can choose the Extended Stay Hotel of your choice.

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Heartland Home Health Care – Hospice – Career Tree Network #sharp #hospice

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Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice is where you can find big company employment advantages that are in step with the personal touches of a local agency. Our size works for you in terms of job stability, resources, supportive team environment, flexible schedules and industry leading benefits.

Organizational Culture: You will find an intimate, welcoming environment where you will be encouraged to grow your career while still finding a work/life balance that fits you.

Company History: Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice is a subsidiary of HCR ManorCare, a leading provider of short-term post-acute services and long-term care. Our nearly 60,000 employees have made us the preeminent care provider in the industry. Quality care for patients and residents is provided through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. The company operates primarily under the respected Heartland, ManorCare Health Services and Arden Courts names.

We care for patients in the cities of Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Kenosha, and their surrounding counties. We are well established and are continuing to experience growth. Nationally we are located in 32 states.

Year Founded: locally for 10 plus years

Company Locations: Various locations in Wisconsin.

Number of Employees: 60,000

Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate: We are looking for Health Care Professionals who believe in making a difference one life at a time.

If you love what you do the intensity of the patient relationship, the potential, the exhilaration of victories both small and large we invite you to join our team of experienced professionals who are doing what they love to do and feel as passionate about where they work.

We Hire the Following Therapists: OT, OTA, PT, PTA, SLP

Benefits Overview: We offer a full benefit package to include the following:

401 (k) with match

Generous paid time off that starts at date of hire

Continuing Education Assistance

Philosophy Towards Patient Care: At Heartland, we believe patients deserve the same specialized attention at home that they receive in the hospital or at the doctor s office. We re proud to offer a variety of services to help promote patient independence in the home environment. For patients experiencing an illness, hospitilization or surgery requiring recovery and healing or for those facing a new health care diagnosis requiring a change in daily lifestyles, home home health care may be the solution. Heartland Home Health Care provides care in the privacy and comfort of home. Many patients recover faster in familiar surroundings, where they have the love, support and understanding of family and friends. Heartland Home Health Care provides care for the mind, body and spirit that is comforting and compassionate. We respect our patients and their families choices. We accept and support our patients wherever they are in life s journey.

In addition to the above we offer our Caring Promises:

We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit in a way that is comforting and compassionate.

We promise to be the difference in our customers day working to make every connection a personal one, and creating memorable moments that define their Heartland experience.

We promise to discover what is important to our customers, respect their choices and customize our service specifically to their needs.

We promise to be leaders in care delivery, corporate responsibility and community action.

Practice Settings: Home Health

Practice Specialities: Home Health

Application Instructions: Email Kristin to explore a rewarding career or visit our website.

Recruitment Contact: Kristin Lueptow, PHR

Recruitment Contact Email: klueptow [at] hcr-manorcare [dot] com

Recruitment Phone Number: 262-389-1882

View our Company Profile on LinkedIn: HCR ManorCare

Boston Extended Stay Hotels, Lodging – Extended Stay Hotel Network #hospice #companies

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Boston Extended Stay Hotels

Welcome to Boston

Boston Extended Stay Hotel Network has done the work so you don’t have to. We have put together a list of hotels that have the amenities that you are looking for. We are waiting to help you find your home away from home.

Did you know? Boston is home to the Ted Williams Tunnel. It is 90 feet underground, which gives it the title of deepest tunnel in North America.

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Massachusetts capital city has so much to offer. Visit museums, sporting events, and more!

Award winning cuisine awaits your arrival in Boston, check out some of our top spots.

A guide to transportation from the airport, rental cars, and other resources.

Attending a meeting or family reunion in Boston? Our groups division can book large numbers of rooms to meet your every need.

Need some HELP?

So you need some help. thats what we are here for. We can be reached every day of the year by phone or email. Our friendly customer service representatives are ready to assist you with your hotel needs and questions.

Medicare Hospice Benefit – Hospice Action Network #hudson #bay #hotel

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Medicare Hospice Benefit

More than 90% of hospices in the United States are certified by Medicare. Medicare defines a set of hospice core services, which many hospices surpass through voluntary, community-based efforts.

The Medicare Hospice Benefit, initiated in 1983, is covered under Medicare Part A (hospital insurance). Medicare beneficiaries who choose hospice care receive a full scope of non-curative medical and support services for their terminal illness. Hospice care also supports the family and loved ones of the patient through a variety of services, enhancing the value of the Medicare Hospice Benefit.

The Medicare Hospice Benefit provides for:

  • Physician services
  • Nursing care
  • Medical appliances and supplies
  • Drugs for symptom management and pain relief
  • Short-term inpatient and respite care
  • Homemaker and home health aide services
  • Counseling
  • Social work service
  • Spiritual care
  • Volunteer participation
  • Bereavement services

Medicare has three key eligibility criteria:

  • The patient’s doctor and the hospice medical director use their best clinical judgment to certify that the patient is terminally ill with a life expectancy of six months or less, if the disease runs its normal course;
  • The patient chooses to receive hospice care rather than curative treatments for their illness; and
  • The patient enrolls in a Medicare-approved hospice program.

Payment for Hospice:

  • Medicare pays the hospice program a per diem rate that is intended to cover virtually all expenses related to addressing the patient’s terminal illness.
  • Because patients require differing intensities of care during the course of their disease, the Medicare Hospice Benefit affords patients four levels of care to meet their needs: Routine Home Care, Continuous Home Care, Inpatient Respite Care, and General Inpatient Care.
  • 96% of hospice care is provided at the routine home care level which is reimbursed at approximately $135 per day.
  • The Hospice Benefit rates have increased annually based on the Hospital Market Basket Index. With the advent of costly new drugs and treatments like palliative radiation, the average cost to hospices has risen much faster than the hospice benefit reimbursement rates.
  • Hospices that are Medicare-certified must offer all services required to palliate the terminal illness, even if the patient is not covered by Medicare and does not have the ability to pay.

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Compassion. Integrity. Excellence.

Compassus is dedicated to clinical excellence, compassionate care, and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing end-of-life issues. Focusing on the quality of life remaining, Compassus provides effective symptom control and care that focuses on the whole individual – addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

At Compassus, our mission is to provide hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families with Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence. The Colleagues of Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those whom they come into contact. Our goal is to provide the greatest possible comfort and care for those who experience one of life’s most intimate and challenging moments.

Compassus also provides palliative care to improve quality of life for patients and families who may also be seeking aggressive treatment for their serious illness. Compassus palliative care services can offer relief from symptoms and pain and a care plan based on your values and needs.


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  • Texas Colocation, Fiber, Data Center, and Network Services Company #colocation #texas, #dark


    Alpheus offers extensive Ethernet coverage leveraging our Texas fiber network. We are one of the few service providers with dense metro network coverage for Ethernet services, reaching over 129,000 Ethernet-qualified addresses in Texas.

    Ethernet services are particularly appealing to enterprise businesses with scalable bandwidth, ease of LAN / WAN integration, connectivity for multiple locations and support for data, voice, video, IP and VPN services. For wholesale carriers, Alpheus Ethernet service offers a straightforward technology upgrade from TDM with an NNI connection. Ordering and provisioning processes and simplified, creating more opportunity to sell Ethernet services to their end-users.

    Alpheus offers a complete suite of Ethernet solutions:

    • Point-to-Point Ethernet Private Line (EPL)
    • Point-to-Multipoint Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL)
    • Ethernet LAN (ELAN)

    Learn more about Alpheus Ethernet services and download our Ethernet-Qualified address list

    Alpheus fiber infrastructure is the preferred Texas network for delivering metro access, regional transport and sophisticated networking solutions. We are one of the largest fiber-optic network owner/operators in Texas. For over a decade, Alpheus has been providing wholesale services to our nation’s largest telecommunications providers and Texas businesses.

    Alpheus’ network covers Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and the Rio Grande Valley (Corpus Christi, Laredo, McAllen and Harlingen). In each metro market, we have extensive fiber networks and broad reach, connecting over 300 COs / Carrier POPs and major data centers.

    Serving our customers with over 6,000 route miles of fiber in Texas, Alpheus Network Services portfolio includes:

    • Metro Ethernet: point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, any-to-any scalable from 1Mbps to GigE
    • Private Line: T1, DS3, OC-N, Ethernet
    • Managed Wavelength: protected and unprotected 1G, 2.5G, 10G
    • Texas Regional Longhaul
    • Dedicated Internet Access: T1, DS3, OC-N, Ethernet
    • Type II Offnet solutions

    Learn More about the Alpheus Network download our network maps and service locations

    Alpheus’ resilient data centers are located in Texas’ largest markets and our personalized support ensures stress-free migration. All of our data centers are strategically located close to the Central Business Districts, offering diverse network facilities, redundant data center infrastructure, multiple carrier Internet backbone and fiber DWDM connections to the Alpheus core network. Our Austin and Houston data centers are SSAE-16 certified.

    Alpheus offers flexible data center colocation options based on customer requirements. As both a network and data center service provider, Alpheus can offer customers streamlined management and one-stop customer care. The unmatched scalability of our fiber network and multi-data center infrastructure give businesses and carriers the ability to easily customize private, public and hybrid cloud solutions and implement mission-critical applications to meet any operating environment.

    Alpheus is known for taking care of our customers and providing customized solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. We are more nimble, agile and responsive than our larger competitors. We give our customers personalized service that are not often found in this age of multi-layer IVRs and outsourced support. When our customers call Alpheus, they speak to an Alpheus employee, an expert in our industry, located in Houston Texas. Our customers have a specific Customer Account Manager that they know by name. Our 24/7/365 Network Operations Center is staffed by level 2 technicians so we can help customers as quickly and directly as possible.

    We have worked with companies across various industries to successfully lowered their telecom spend, while expanding networking capabilities with new technology. Learn more about Alpheus’ solutions for the following industries:

    • Banking and Finance
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    The Walt Disney Company and DISH Network Sign Groundbreaking Long-term, Wide-ranging Agreement


    Press Releases

    • New Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Best in Sports, News and Entertainment to DISH Customers, In and Out of the Home
    • DISH First to Secure Rights to Carry Disney, ABC and ESPN Networks for Over-the-Top, Personal Subscription Service
    • Landmark Deal Adds Disney Junior, Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN3, To-Be-Launched SEC ESPN Network and the Full Suite of Authenticated WATCH Services
    • Expanded Video-On-Demand Content Available to DISH Customers at Home, On-The-Go
    • Dismissal of All Legal Proceedings Between the Two Companies

    Englewood, Colo. and Burbank, Calif. March 03, 2014 The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) today announced a groundbreaking, long-term, wide-ranging distribution agreement that will provide DISH customers with access to Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news and entertainment content across televisions, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and connected devices.

    The renewal agreement supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms by strengthening the value of the multichannel video subscription today and by creating the opportunity for DISH to deliver new services in the future.

    The extensive and expanded distribution agreement grants DISH rights to stream cleared linear and video-on-demand content from the ABC-owned broadcast stations, ABC Family, Disney Channel, ESPN and ESPN2, as part of an Internet delivered, IP-based multichannel offering.

    Additionally, for the first time, DISH customers will be able to access Disney’s authenticated live and video-on-demand products, including WatchESPN, WATCH Disney, WATCH ABC Family and WATCH ABC using Internet devices in the home and on the go.

    The agreement will result in dismissal of all pending litigation between the two companies, including disputes over PrimeTime Anytime and AutoHop. As part of the accord, DISH will disable AutoHop functionality for ABC content within the C3 ratings window. The deal also provides a structure for other advertising models as the market evolves, including dynamic ad insertion, advertising on mobile devices and extended advertising measurement periods.

    “The creation of this agreement has really been about predicting the future of television with a visionary and forward-leaning partner,” said Joseph P. Clayton. DISH chief executive officer and president. “Not only will the exceptional Disney, ABC, ESPN entertainment portfolio continue to delight our customers today, but we have a model from which to deliver exciting new services tomorrow.”

    Anne Sweeney. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks, and President, Disney/ABC Television Group, said, “We knew early on we had a responsibility with this deal to not only do what was best for our business, but to also position our industry for future growth. After months of hard work and out-of-the box thinking on both sides, led by Bob Iger and Charlie Ergen, this agreement, one of the most complex and comprehensive we’ve ever undertaken, achieves just that. Not only were innovative business solutions reached on complicated current issues, we also planned for the evolution of our industry.”

    Added John Skipper. President, ESPN Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks: “We worked with DISH to smartly address the future of the multi-screen world on several levels. Together, we are adding value to the traditional video subscription by making great content accessible across platforms and delivering new products, including our WatchESPN authenticated networks, the highly anticipated launch of the SEC ESPN Network, expanded distribution for Longhorn Network, and a reimagined ESPN Classic video-on-demand channel. At the same time, we are creating opportunities to add new subscribers and introducing the value of a multichannel subscription to a small subset of broadband-only consumers.”

    “This agreement allows us to bring more innovation to the customer experience, including new marketing, packaging and delivery options,” said Dave Shull. DISH Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. “This paves the way for more customer choice and control over the viewing experience.”

    DISH will make available Disney Junior, Fusion, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, as well as Longhorn Network and the upcoming SEC ESPN Network upon its launch. In addition, DISH, ESPN and ESPN Deportes customers will have access to the live and video-on-demand channel ESPN3.

    As part of the agreement, DISH will launch ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Disney Channel and ABC Family in high definition. ESPN Classic will be reintroduced as a video-on-demand channel.

    The extensive and expanded rights package gives DISH customer access to video-on-demand content at home, on computers and on-the-go through the DISH Anywhere app for tablets and smartphones, including:

    • ABC On Demand, a fast forward-disabled service that features a selection of top-rated primetime entertainment programming, including episodes of such popular current ABC shows as “Scandal,” Castle,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Once Upon A Time” and “Revenge.”
    • ABC Family On Demand, which features a variety of top-rated full episodes, refreshed monthly, from such popular millennial favorites as “The Fosters,” ”Switched at Birth,” “Baby Daddy” and “Melissa Joey.”
    • Disney-branded On Demand offerings, including Disney Channel On Demand, Disney Junior On Demand, and Disney XD On Demand. Refreshed each month, the Disney Channel On Demand offering will include episodes from such series as “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” for preschoolers, as well as variety of episodes from “A.N.T. Farm,” “Liv and Maddie,” “Jessie” and other popular series for older kids. Select episodes featured on Disney Channel On Demand will be available in innovative new offerings, such as playlists and monthly programming blocks, in addition to a number of episodes available in multiple languages. A variety of Disney Channel Original Movies will also be available. Disney XD On Demand features a selection of episodes from such series as the Emmy Award-winning animated hit “Phineas and Ferb,” “Pair of Kings and Kickin’ It.
    • Expanded On Demand content from ESPN, including content from ESPN Deportes and ESPN’s award-winning original content from ESPN Films.

    The companies also renewed carriage agreement for ABC’s eight owned local stations, including WABC-TV in New York City, KABC-TV in Los Angeles, WLS-TV in Chicago, WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, KGO-TV in San Francisco, WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham, KTRK-TV in Houston, and KFSN in Fresno.

    DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network L.L.C. provides approximately 14.057 million satellite TV customers, as of Dec. 31, 2013, with the highest quality programming and technology with the most choices at the best value. Subscribers enjoy a high definition line-up with more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200 company.Visit www.dish.com .

    About The Walt Disney Company

    The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of $45 billion in its Fiscal Year 2013.

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    Julian Harris Independent Financial and Mortgage Adviser Network #independent #financial #adviser, #financial


    Julian Harris Financial Consultants and Julian Harris Mortgages Ltd have over 24 years of experience in providing highly competitive, professional and completely independent network adviser services, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Our Independent Adviser Network

    One of our main services is providing a route for Financial and Mortgage Advisers to be authorised in giving regulated pensions, investments, mortgages and associated insurances advice. We offer a more comprehensive regulatory and consultancy service than our main competitors in this industry. With over 150 members in our network (80% increase within 2009!), this makes us by far the largest and fastest growing adviser network based in Kent.

    Our qualified and authorised IFAs and Mortgage Advisers pride themselves on their experience and ability to provide independent and impartial advice upon the whole market place to clients on their investment, mortgage, general insurance and protection requirements.

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    Julian Harris Financial Consultants are Independent Financial Advisers. Julian Harris Mortgages Limited (Co No. 3927189) are whole of market Mortgage Advisers, both of Julian Harris House, Musgrove, Ashford, Kent. TN23 7UN.

    Both firms are authorised regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Nos. 153566 304155 respectively.

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    Siemon Certified Installer (CI) Program #network #installers


    Siemon Certified Installer (CI SM ) Program

    There is a lot more to cabling system performance than just buying good quality cable and connecting hardware. In order to ensure full bandwidth potential, a structured cabling system needs to be properly designed, installed, and administered. In recognition of these critical factors, The Siemon Company has developed the Siemon Cabling System Certified Installer Program.

    The Siemon Company has developed a global network of Certified Installers (CI SM ) through it’s Certified Installer Program. By utilizing CIs, multi-site and multi-national customers can be assured of consistent quality and the best performance standards anywhere in the world.

    Ten Reasons You Should Choose a Siemon Certified Installer Company

    1. Siemon only partners with the highest quality contractors. Each Certified Installer company must go through a rigorous application process and are carefully evaluated before being accepted into the program.
    2. Certified Installer companies are required to send two employees to the Siemon training program that includes extensive training in telecommunications design principles and installation practices.
    3. The training course is based on the latest cabling industry standards and provides a thorough understanding of new and developing standards.
    4. A passing grade is required on a comprehensive final exam to ensure a complete understanding of the material.
    5. Siemon certification training is recognized by BICSI (Building Industry Consultant Service International).
    6. The Certified Installer Program is ISO 9001:2015 certified.
    7. Only Certified Installer companies can offer an extended 20-year system warranty from The Siemon Company covering products, performance, and applications assurance.
    8. An end-user survey is administered with every certified installation to ensure customer satisfaction. If any issues are raised, Siemon will perform an audit of the installation and, if necessary, will take immediate corrective action.
    9. Certified Installer companies have access to Siemon’s professional and knowledgeable staff: Technical Support, Customer Services, Engineering, Sales and the Training staff.
    10. Certified Installers have the ability to purchase products from Siemon Preferred Distributors. These distributors stock Siemon product on a regular basis and offer competitive pricing.

    World-Class CI Training

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    Comprehensive Warranty

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    When the Siemon Cabling System is installed by a Siemon Certified Installer, end user benefits include:

    • 20-year warranty on applications and products.
    • Open Cabling System. By selecting the cable that best suits the business needs of the end user.
    • Compliance with ANSI and ISO standards that govern the design, installation, and administration of telecommunications cabling. This standards-based approach ensures that the end user’s cabling infrastructure will support all voice, data, and imaging applications, today and tomorrow.
    • International Network of Certified Installers supports multi-site and multi-national end users.
    • Certified Installer Training. Warranted Siemon Cabling Systems can only be designed/installed by telecommunications professionals who have successfully completed Siemon’s intensive training program. Siemon requires that a minimum of two employees be trained in order for their company to become a Certified Installer. This training assures that the cabling system purchased by the end user is not only standards-compliant but also designed based on the use of Siemon’s most advanced cabling components.
    • Siemon has the right to audit Certified Installer procedures and documentation and to audit certified installations at any time. The audit program is designed to ensure that both the installation and administration comply with the Siemon Cabling System training manual.
    • 100% Link and Channel Testing. All testing is thoroughly documented, and kept on file for the duration of the warranty.
    • The Siemon Cabling System is independent of active networking equipment. Other manufacturers of warranted cabling systems also manufacture active equipment. Siemon specializes in structured cabling, without bias toward any brand of active equipment

    Note: Certified Installers (CI’s) are independent contractors with no agency relationship to Siemon.

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    PRTG for iOS—Access Your PRTG Installation On the Go! # #prtg, #ios,


    PRTG for iOS

    This video is gonna carry some new features for the PRTG for iOS application from Paessler.

    The first thing you’ll see when you open up the application is the last view that you had when you have that application open. You can click on a group and then click on a group that is underneath that group in your PRTG installation. You can keep going until you find the host or the device that you want to look at in your PRTG installation and go to a specific sensor. The sensor overview tab will give you an idea of which sensors are green or other status.

    Once you click on a device you’ll be able to see all the sensors for the device. There you’ll be able to see the status as well of all the sensors whether they’re in error status or okay status or warning status.

    This gives you a good overview of how the health is of the actual device in PRTG. When you’re at the sensor overview page you can see the various statistics for the sensor as well as the graphs at the bottom. You can click on the graph on the bottom to actually make this also full screen.

    Some other features on the sensor page are the ability to favor a sensor or to change the priority of it. If your favorite a sensor in this dialog box then when you click on the installation on the selling side you’ll be able to see that right away.

    Some other new features of the app are that you can acknowledge alarms with the acknowledge in text as well as pause sensors that maybe in a false state or being worked on. Something else that can be done through the PRTG for iOS app is looking at the maps that you have in your PRTG installation. You can view at the entire map with your iOS device directly with PRTG for iOS app. Here you can see a map of our monitoring environment here at Paessler.

    With the PRTG for iOS app you can also view reports that you have run before.

    Here we can look at the top most least use bandwidth sensors click on the report and you get directly in the iOS app. If you have a newer iOS device then the new notification feature is quite handy as well. With the new app you can set background and foreground notifications for errors warnings and unusuals and PRTG for iOS will notify you even if it runs the background whenever new alarms are detected.

    You are even able to decide which sensor types you want to have notifications for. If you have an issue with your PRTG installation itself you can also submit a support request directly to our team through the PRTG for iOS application.

    With PRTG for iOS you can even connect to different PRTG severs at the same time to keep track of multiple instances of PRTG. We think that all over Apple mobile device users are going to love this new app and hope that it along with your awesome PRTG software will keep your network running smoothly without any of those a.m. “hey the network crashed” phone calls. We hope that you enjoy the PRTG for iOS that we’ve built for you and hope that helps you on your network more effectively and seamlessly.

    Thanks for your time.

    System Requirements

    iOS version: You need iOS 8 or later to install the app.

    Hardware: We regularly test our PRTG for iOS app on the latest iOS devices. We’re confident that the app will run smoothly on any iOS device.

    PRTG Server: The server you connect to needs to be reachable from the network your device is connected to—either directly or via a VPN connection. The server requires PRTG version 13 or later. If you want to configure push notifications, your PRTG server must run version 14.4.13 or later.

    Note: The app currently does not support PRTG cluster setups! Should you require more detailed information or further assistance, please contact [email protected].

    About PRTG

    PRTG Network Monitor is Paessler’s powerful network monitoring tool. The network port monitor will help you reduce costs, increase quality of service and react proactively to downtimes and system failures.

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    Paessler AG’s award winning PRTG Network Monitor is a powerful, affordable and easy-to-use Unified Monitoring solution. It is a highly flexible and generic software for monitoring IT infrastructure, already in use at enterprises and organizations of all sizes and industries. Over 150,000 IT administrators in more than 170 countries rely on PRTG and gain peace of mind, confidence and convenience. Founded in 1997 and based in Nuremberg, Germany, Paessler AG remains a privately held company that is recognized as both a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program and a VMware Technology Alliance Partner. More about Paessler .

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    Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool #direct #tv, #direct #tv #alignment, #direct


    Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool

    With the Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool, locking on to your satellite signal is now a one person operation. The Direct TV Satellite Alignment Tool will align your satellite dish whether you use Dish Network, Direct TV, or any other type of satellite tv. Did you know DirecTV, Dish Network, and other satellite providers will charge you over $100 to come out and re-align your satellite dish? Our Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool will save you tons of money in the long run, especially if you move or use a satellite dish for your RV camper.

    Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool displays signal strength, according to dish position, with an easy-to-read analog needle, allowing you to make necessary adjustments without having to yell back and forth from the window. The Direct TV Satellite Dish Alignment Tool quickly installs between the satellite dish and receiver. Direct TV Satellite Signal Dish Alignment Tool is powered by satellite receiver, so there s no additional power connection.

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    Medicare Part D Hospice

    When a patient elects hospice, the hospice provides all of the care related to the terminal illness and related conditions. Patients at the end of life may also have several different medical conditions with which they have struggled for years but are not related to the terminal condition. In these cases, the other medical conditions are not the responsibility of the hospice; they are the responsibility of the patient’s primary insurer, which is usually Medicare, and Medicare Part D for medications.

    In March 2014, CMS issued guidance to the Part D provider and hospice communities introducing a “prior authorization” process for how the two groups should determine who pays for which drugs once a patient enters hospice. Members of Congress have called for CMS to slow the process and convene the stakeholders to create the appropriate communication channels and processes for prior authorizations. However, CMS has provided little instruction and absolutely no infrastructure to ensure that hospices and Part D plans can successfully implement this process without impacting patient access to medications. NHPCO and HAN have developed the Policy Points video and many other resources for Advocates and allies to better understand this complicated issue.

    Thanks to the hard work of Hospice Advocates across the country, 75 Senators and 202 Members of the House of Representatives signed on to letters asking CMS to temporarily lift implementation of current Part D and hospice guidance and work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders toward a better policy solution. To view a complete list of all co-signers, click here .

    For an comprehensive collection of resources on Part D and hospice, including an interactive timeline, visit the archives on this issue .

    Copyright 2016, Hospice Action Network. NHPCO

    Network Diagrams: Drawing complex VLAN Networks with IP Addressing #lan #network #diagrams


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    Network Diagrams: Drawing complex VLAN Networks with IP Addressing

    In an earlier article I showed you how to create a simple VLAN image from a single line. I also talked about why using ONLY a line makes it more simple. If you need a recap go back to Network Diagrams: Labelling an VLAN/IP Segment (and the earlier article on the same topic Network Diagrams: VLANs and IP Subnets .

    OK, got that in your head. I think we are ready to go on. Note: I assume that you have some experience in drawing diagrams and familiar with some of the hassles of representing a data network.

    Drawing multiple VLANs and IP Subnets

    For larger networks, you often have equipment that need to connect to multiple VLANs.

    The problem is showing the all the connections in a meaningful way. Using straight lines ends up showing something like this:

    If you use dynamic connectors, it will look completely useless as the right angles ends up invisible: Something like this:

    Understand the problem, don t look at the solution

    I think the problem here is that I like using the pretty Cisco router icons. You can t get them to clearly represent the physical device with interfaces (either logical or physical). Well, you can for small and simple diagrams like thss one, the Cisco router icon kind of just works:

    My problem is that I am looking at the solution, not the problem. In other words, how can I make the Cisco router icon have meaning for a more complicated diagram. The answer is not to the use the Cisco router thingie and make your own shape.

    What sort of shape ?

    Any shape you like really. My preference tends towards something like this:

    Building this shape

    1. Draw a simple box
    2. Go Format, Line change the colour of the line to a dark blue, and set rounded corners
    3. Go Format, Fill change the colour of the fill to pale colour

    Labelling the Shape

    There are a few ways of attacking this problem. When I think about the data that I need:

    • The box needs at least name
    • maybe to the loopback address if you are using loopbacks for management
    • IP address
    • interface name ie. for a Cisco Fa0/0

    This data tends to two categories: details of the system, and details of the interface. I prefer click on the box to go into text mode and enter the name and, maybe the model. Most people use an object PLUS a text box which causes problems when you want to move objects around the page.

    Quick Aside textbox or object property

    Most people would draw a line, then get the text tool to add text to the line.

    But later on, if you need to move the VLAN around the page, the text gets left behind ..

    The best way around this is to double click the VLAN graphic and get a text box. This text belongs to the line so when you move the line, it always keeps the information.

    I cover this topic in a lot more detail in THIS POST including some useful formatting tips for .

    Labels where do I the labels ?

    A diagram is a picture with information on it. It s not art. But when I put labels on the interfaces, the diagram start to look crowded.

    The information could be split into two parts, the VLAN and the interface details. Lets try that again. This time with a bit of colour as well.

    What is not very clear, is which lines connect to which. You can tell by where they end, but in much larger diagrams, its not so clear. Lets use the line ends to show the connection. Note: you should mark only one end. Since it is nearly always the wrong end that gets the marker you can either rotate the line, choose the other end.

    Now, this is a lot nicer looking.

    Noting the different types of diagrams and their complexity

    Some people don t have the opportunity to draw big or complicated networks. I find this approach works well for large diagrams that have a lot of network elements and you want to capture the details of the device, which VLAN they connect to, and the interface addresses. ((In fact, I am not generally a believer in this kind of documentation. Trying to keep this documentation up to date, and accurate, requires will power that very few people have.

    Design Diagrams are different

    Its worth noting that I would not create this type of diagrams when I am designing. A design diagram for this network contains a lot less information and more accurately represent the approach or the intent of the design.

    For example, the high level design for the diagram above would look something like this, where the design intent that all elements are redundant is not clear from looking at the diagram, but anyone reviewing the design would understand the functional intent.

    Wrap Up

    So the overview here is for implementation diagrams that are likely to be used by field or operations people. The great failing of this documentation is that operational people do not update these diagrams unless driven to it by management.

    Still, these are some suggestions on how to do it.


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    speaking of Dynamic connectors, one can setup routing rules in Page properties dialog to suit one s needs.
    I found dynamic connectors very helpful for L1-L2 diagrams, when i need to place, like, dozens of switches on a sheet, and make sure it s human (not me) readable. I think what playing with cubes part of diagram design process would be a hell without this type of connectors

    And your idea about VLANs is great. it results in a very clear view=)
    In my practice, i m just drawing different-colored lines parallel to physical link representations, and name them at the ends. It s good enough for 2-5 vlans, but more is such a mess

    I like this style for VLAN diags. Thanks for all of the effort to do this.
    One question: How do you get the end of the line to sit right OVER the VLAN line ?
    When I have the connection (say from switch to VLAN, the END of the link butts up to the vlan and so the ball that represents the end of it sits off to the side of the line, rather than OVER it (Centered).
    Any clue on how to do this ?

    In fact, I am not generally a believer in this kind of documentation.
    Trying to keep this documentation up to date, and accurate, requires
    will power that very few people have.

    Nope, you don t want to create that documentation. But what you should do is generate diagrams like that from data collected about how the network is configured.

    If you collect information about the network during normal operations, when things fail you can see how things were or are connected at the time of the failure, this will hopefully allow you to fix things faster.

    Great blog, I m amazed how much of my work comes down to graphic design.
    Thanks so much

    How to Set up a Wireless Network (WiFi) Connection: 12 Steps #connect


    How to Set up a Wireless Network (WiFi) Connection

    Part One of Three:
    Installing the Router Edit

    Acquire a wireless router . There are a variety of factors that will determine which router is best for you. These include distance, interference, transfer speed, and security.

    • One of the most important factors to consider when purchasing a router is the distance between the router and the devices that you are wirelessly connecting. More expensive routers generally have more antennae, which can lead to a more stable connection at further distances.
    • Another factor to consider is the amount of signal interference. If you have multiple devices that operate on the 2.4 GHz band, such as microwaves and cordless phones, these can interfere with the Wi-Fi signal. Newer routers can operate on the 5 GHz band, which is much less crowded and thus less prone to interference. The drawback is that 5 GHz signals do not travel as far as 2.4 GHz signals.
    • Transfer speed is a feature to consider. Newer routers claim to be able to transfer data up to 450 Mbps. While this may be helpful when moving data between two computers over a network, it will not increase your general Internet speed, as this is set by your ISP. There are three main router speeds available: 802.11g (54 Mbps) 802.11n (300 Mbps), and 802.11ac (450 Mbps). It is important to note that these speeds are virtually impossible to attain in any environment other than a clean room free of signal interference. [1]
    • Finally, make sure that the router you are purchasing has the latest form of wireless encryption, WPA2. This is pretty much standard in all new routers, but is something to consider if purchasing an older, second-hand router. Older encryption algorithms are much less secure; a WEP key can be cracked in just a few minutes.

    Connect the router to your modem. Once you’ve purchased your router, you will need to connect it to your modem. The router will have a port in the back labeled WAN/WLAN/Internet. Connect this port to the modem using a standard Ethernet cable.

    • Make sure that the router is properly powered and turned on.

    Connect a computer via Ethernet cable. This step is not always necessary, but can be very useful if you want to set up the wireless router before connecting any wireless devices to it. Connecting a computer through a physical cable will allow you to tinker with the wireless settings without losing your connection to the router.

    • For optimum efficiency while setting up the router, plug it in next to your computer while you adjust the settings. After you are finished configuring the router, you can move it to where it will normally stay.

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    What is risk assessment framework (RAF)? Definition from #network #security #risk #assessment


    risk assessment framework (RAF)

    A risk assessment framework (RAF) is a strategy for prioritizing and sharing information about the security risks to an information technology (IT) infrastructure.

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    A good RAF organizes and presents information in a way that both technical and non-technical personnel can understand. It has three important components: a shared vocabulary, consistent assessment methods and a reporting system.

    The common view an RAF provides helps an organization see which of its systems are at low risk for abuse or attack and which are at high risk. The data an RAF provides is useful for addressing potential threats pro-actively, planning budgets and creating a culture in which the value of data is understood and appreciated.

    There are several risk assessment frameworks that are accepted as industry standards including:

    • Risk Management Guide for Information Technology Systems (NIST guide) from the National Institute of Standards.
    • Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and Vulnerability Evaluation (OCTAVE) from the Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
    • Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

    To create a risk management framework, an organization can use or modify the NIST guide, OCTAVE or COBIT or create a framework inhouse that fits the organization’s business requirements. However the framework is built, it should:

    1. Inventory and categorize all IT assets.
    Assets include hardware, software, data, processes and interfaces to external systems.

    2. Identify threats.
    Natural disasters or power outages should be considered in addition to threats such as malicious access to systems or malware attacks.

    3. Identify corresponding vulnerabilities.
    Data about vulnerabilities can be obtained from security testing and system scans. Anecdotal information about known software and/or vendor issues should also be considered.

    4. Prioritize potential risks.
    Prioritization has three sub-phases: evaluating existing security controls, determining the likelihood and impact of a breach based on those controls, and assigning risk levels.

    5. Document risks and determine action.
    This is an on-going process, with a pre-determined schedule for issuing reports. The report should document the risk level for all IT assests, define what level of risk an organization is willing to tolerate and accept and identify procedures at each risk level for implementing and maintaining security controls.

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    Network Install HOWTO: SuSE Server Setup #opensuse #configure #network


    This section explains how to set up your server machine to be an install server for SuSE Linux. You can set up any Linux distribution to be a SuSE Linux install server, this machine does not necessarily have to be running SuSE Linux itself.

    This guide starts from the point where you have a machine installed with Linux which is already up and running and connected to your network. If you require help with installing Linux on your server then please consult the Further Information section of this HOWTO in Appendix A.

    In order for your server to act as a SuSE Network Install server you will need to put on all the required data that will be needed to perform a full installation of the SuSE version you are serving. For example, if you are used to installing SuSE using CDs then you will need space on your server to copy ALL the contents of each CD onto your server.

    So, before you even think about setting up your machine as an install server, you must check that you have the required space available. This sounds like a trivial thing to check but it is very important and easily forgotten when you’re setting up.

    How much space will you need?

    A guide for the amount of space that you will require will be the amount or space of install media that you are intending to copy from later. This might be one of the following examples:

    • Number of CDs x 650Mb
    • Number of ISO images x 650Mb
    • One DVD which might be roughly 5Gb

    How much space do you have?

    You will need the appropriate amount of space available to your system on some local filesystem. It does not matter what form this takes, whether it’s a RAID device, local disk (either SCSI or IDE), etc. Ensure that the space you intend to use is formatted with your chosen filesystem and is mounted.

    You can check this space with the command:

    If this output shows you have enough space to copy your install media then great, you can continue installation. If not then it’s time to think about an upgrade to your intended server machine!

    Once you know you have enough space available it’s time to start copying your install media to your chosen filesystem and directory. For the purposes of this HOWTO we will use the following example to represent the directory from which our install server will be setup and running:

    Copy your install media to /install. The following example shows you how to do this for copying your SuSE CD images to /install.

    1. Mount your CD
      e.g. mount /mnt/cdrom
    2. Copy the data from CD
      e.g. cp -av /mnt/cdrom /install
    3. Unmount the CD
      e.g. umount /mnt/cdrom
    4. Now swap CDs and repeat from step 1 for each of your CDs you have.
    5. Ensure that you have the dot files from the root directory of each CD copied over to /install

    Now you should have all you need in /install but if you have copied from CD then as far as SuSE is concerned the /install directory still represents a set of CD images that you have copied. You need to change this such that the set of CD images appears as a single installation medium. Use the following Perl command to do this:

    Time to make your install data available to other machines on the network.


    SuSE is best installed over the network using NFS since support for the HTTP and FTP protocols is not necessarily supported during installation, even though later system updates may be applied over HTTP or FTP.

    To install over NFS you need to meet certain conditions on the server:

    • Your install directory is exported
    • NFS is installed and running
    • Portmap is running

    To export your install directory edit the /etc/exports file and add an entry for /install to it. In our example, we would use the folowing line: When you have saved your exports file you must then get your NFS daemon to read its configuration file again in order to export the directory you just added. Do this by running the command: This gives us the most simple read-only export to all hosts on our network. If you want to include more advanced options in your export e.g. only exporting to certain hosts on the network or a certain subnet, etc then see your man page for the exports file at exports (5).

    You have now completed the basic setup of your install server.

    You can, if you wish, add your own packages to the SuSE distribution so that they are installed along with SuSE over the network when you install your clients. The advantage of this is that you don’t have to spend time configuring each machine for packages that you may want installed that are not included with SuSE. Examples of this might be your own RPM packages that you have created or some specialised package.

    Simply copy your RPM package files into the following directory NOTE: you may need to create this directory if it does not exist

    Your custom RPM packages should now be available to the clients.

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    How To Find Devices Connected To Your Wifi Network

    As we all know that, wifi is now used by lots of people and almost everyone is having their own personal wifi connection. However, you don t have much option to know who’s connected to your Wi-Fi network. So, we are going to share an easiest way that will help you find devices connected to your WiFi network. Go through the post to know about it.

    T oday we are here with the cool trick that is How To Find Devices Connected To Your Wifi Network. Lots of people now use wifi, and almost everyone has their personal wifi networks. However, sometimes other person knows your password and can use your wifi network, and with that, your bandwidths get divided, and your network speed gets slow. So to overcome this, we have a cool method that will help you check out all the device that is being currently connected to your wifi network. So have a look at the complete guide below.

    How To Find Devices Connected To your Wifi Network

    The method is very simple and depends on a cool tool that will work on your PC and will scan all the devices connected to your wifi network. Just follow up the below steps to proceed.

    Steps To Trace All The Devices Currently Connected To Your Wifi

    Step 1. First of all in your Windows PC download and install the cool tool to scan devices at wifi network that is Wireless Network Watcher . Once you installed, you will see the screen like below.

    Step 2. Now connect to the wifi network in which you want to check the connected devices and launch the tool on your PC and click on Start Scanning

    Step 3. Once you clicked on Start Scanning, you need to wait for few seconds until it finishes the search for your connected devices on your Wifi Network

    Step 4. Now you will see the list of all the devices with their IP address that currently being connected to your device.

    That s it now you can check out the owner of that IP address and can trace that person.

    Using SoftPerfect WiFi Guard

    SoftPerfect WiFi Guard will alert you if your network is used without your knowledge. WiFi Guard is a specialized network scanner that runs through your network at set intervals and reports immediately if it has found any new, unknown or unrecognized connected devices that could belong to an intruder.

    Step 1. First of all, you need to download and install SoftPerfect WiFi Guard on your computer and run it.

    Step 2. Now you need to go to File and then select the option Settings

    Step 3. Now enable the last three options

    Step 4. Now click on Scan Now.

    Step 5. If any unrecognized device connects with your WiFi network, it will notify you.

    Using Fing IP Network Scanner

    You need to download the Fing IP Network Scanner to access the superfast and reliable Network IP and Wi-Fi Analyzer on a Windows Machine. This is actually not a tool, like SoftPerfect Wifi Guard this actually works in a command line which will give you the MAC and IP address of all connected network. Lets know how to use it.

    Step 1. First of all, you need to visit Fing.io and then need to download and install Windows- IP Network Scanner on your Windows computer.

    Step 2. Once installed you need to right click on the Fing from the start menu and then select the option Run as administrator

    Step 3. Now you will see the screen like below, here you need to select the option Discover. So, you need to type D and then hit the Enter button.

    Step 4. Now it will ask you to select the network that you want to monitor by selected the assigned letters. Simply select the network that you want to scan.

    Step 5. Now you will be asked to select how many rounds. Simply select 1 to continue.

    Step 6. Now you will be asked some more questions like do you want to discover domain names, do you want the output in Log or text, which format do you prefer etc. simply select all according to your wish.

    Step 7. After selecting all, you will be asked: Do you execute it now here you need to Type Y to continue.

    Step 8. Now it will scan for the network and you will find the output file on the desktop.

    That s it! You can now see all the connected devices to your Wifi network.

    So above is all about How To Find Devices Connected To Your Wifi Network. With this method, you can easily trace out all the device that being currently connected to your wifi and stealing your wifi network. Hope you like this, do share with others too. Leave a comment if you have any related queries with this.


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    network topology

    A network topology is the arrangement of a network, including its nodes and connecting lines. There are two ways of defining network geometry: the physical topology and the logical (or signal) topology.

    The physical topology of a network is the actual geometric layout of workstations. There are several common physical topologies, as described below and as shown in the illustration.

    In the bus network topology, every workstation is connected to a main cable called the bus. Therefore, in effect, each workstation is directly connected to every other workstation in the network.

    In the star network topology, there is a central computer or server to which all the workstations are directly connected. Every workstation is indirectly connected to every other through the central computer.

    In the ring network topology, the workstations are connected in a closed loop configuration. Adjacent pairs of workstations are directly connected. Other pairs of workstations are indirectly connected, the data passing through one or more intermediate nodes.

    If a Token Ring protocol is used in a star or ring topology, the signal travels in only one direction, carried by a so-called token from node to node.

    The mesh network topology employs either of two schemes, called full mesh and partial mesh. In the full mesh topology, each workstation is connected directly to each of the others. In the partial mesh topology, some workstations are connected to all the others, and some are connected only to those other nodes with which they exchange the most data.

    The tree network topology uses two or more star networks connected together. The central computers of the star networks are connected to a main bus. Thus, a tree network is a bus network of star networks.

    Logical (or signal) topology refers to the nature of the paths the signals follow from node to node. In many instances, the logical topology is the same as the physical topology. But this is not always the case. For example, some networks are physically laid out in a star configuration, but they operate logically as bus or ring networks.

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    WAN – Wide Area Network (WAN) – Difference between WAN and LAN


    WAN is the acronym for, Wide Area Network and refers to a network used to connect different equipments from remote areas. This technology connects sites that are in diverse locations. Wide Area Networks (WANs) connect larger geographic area, such as New York, Canada, or the world. The geographical limit of WAN is unlimited. Dedicated transoceanic cabling or satellite uplinks may be used to connect this type of network. Hence, a WAN may be defined as a data communications network that covers a relatively broad geographic area to connect LANs together between different cities with the help of transmission facilities provided by common carriers, such as telephone companies. WAN technologies function at the lower three layers.

    Normally, network services are provided by a Common Carrier of, for example, telephone company. Users can use services on rent basis. Available services include telephone network, leased line, packet switched network, X.25, ISDN, frame relay and cell relay.

    WAN is composed of a number of autonomous computers that are distributed over a large geographical area. LAN can be extended across large distances using Satellite Bridge but still this cannot accommodate many computers arbitrarily. WAN must be scalable to long distances and many computers. Therefore, network must replace shared medium with packet switches to span long distances or many computers. Each switch moves an entire packet from one connection to another. This mechanism is called packet switching. These switches are nothing but a small computer with network interfaces, memory and program dedicated to packet switching function. These packet switches may connect to computers and to other packet switches, typically high-speed connections to other packet switches, lower speed to computers. These packet switches can be linked together to form WANs. WANs need not be symmetric or have regular connections, i.e. each switch may connect to one or more other switches and one or more computers.

    Data delivery from one computer to another is accomplished through store and forward technology. Packet switch stores incoming packet and forwards the packet to another switch or computer that has internal memory. Therefore, this can hold a packet in queue if outgoing connection is busy.

    • When a network spans a large distance or when the computers to be connected to each other are at widely separated locations a local area network cannot be used.

    • A wide area network (WAN) must be installed. The communication between different users of “WAN” is established using leased telephone lines or satellite links and similar channels.

    • It is cheaper and more efficient to use the phone network for the links.

    • Most wide area networks are used for transferring large blocks of data between its users. As the data is from existing records or files, the exact time taken for this data transfer is not a critical parameter.

    • Another example of WAN is an airline reservation system. Terminals are located all over the country through which the reservations can be made.

    • It is important to note here that all the terminals use the same common data provided by the central reservation computer.

    • Because of the large distances involved in the wide area networks, the propagation delays and variable signal travel times are major problems.

    • Therefore most wide area networks are not used for time critical applications. They are more suitable for transfer of data from one user to the other which is not a time critical application. Wide area networks are basically packet switching networks.

    • A WAN provides long distance transmission of data, voice image and video information over large geographical areas that may comprise a country, a continent or even the whole world.

    • WAN contains a collection of machines used for running user (i.e. application) programs. All the machines called hosts are connected by a communication subnet.

    • The function of the subnet is to carry messages from host to host. The subnet consists of two important components; transmission lines and switching elements.

    • Transmission lines move bits from one machine to another. The switching elements are specialized computers used to connect two or more transmission lines. When data arrive on an incoming line, the switching element must choose an outgoing line to forward them.

    • The switching elements are either called as packet switching nodes, intermediate systems, data switching exchanges or routers.

    • When a packet is sent from one router to another via one or more intermediate routers, the packet is received at intermediate router. It is stored in the routers until the required output line is free and then forwarded. A subnet using this principle is called a point to point, store-forward or packet switched subnet.

    • WAN’s may use public, leased or private communication devices, and can spread over a wide geographical area. A WAN that is wholly owned and used by a single company is often called as an enterprise network.

    • In most WANs the network contains a large number of cables or telephone lines each one connecting a pair of routers.

    • If two routers which are not connected to each other via a cable want to communicate, then they have to do it indirectly via other routers.

    Packet switching technologies such as Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Frame Relay, Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS), and X.25 are used to implement WAN along with statistical multiplexing to enable devices to share these circuits.

    Packet switched subnet

    • When a packet is sent from one router to the other, via some intermediate routers, the packet received at each intermediate router is stored until the required output line is free.

    • Once the line becomes free, the packet is forwarded.

    • A subnet working on this principle is called as point to point or store and forward or packet switched subnet.

    • If the packets are small and of same size they are called as cells.

    Router interconnection topologies

    • Fig. shows some of the possible router interconnection topologies in a point to point subnet.

    • The LANs have a symmetric topology while WANs have irregular topologies.

    • The WAN s can also be formed using satellite or ground radio system. Satellite networks are inherently broadcast type so they are useful when the broadcast property is important.

    Difference between WAN and LAN

    With LAN additional expanses are rarely required once it is installed. With WAN, users must continue to pay a communication cost to their contracted common carrier.

    • WAN is generally slower in transmission speed. Requesting the same level of speed as with LAN leads to a substantial increase in communication costs.
    • The Satellite Bridge can extend LAN across large distances while in case of the WAN, it spans over a wide geographical area.
    • LAN still can not accommodate arbitrarily many computers; WAN must be scalable to long distances and many computers.

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    How to Hack-proof Your Wireless Router

    Updated April 22, 2017

    OK, so I know there is no such thing as hack-proof or hacker-proof , just like there is nothing out there that is completely water-proof , let s just say that in this article we re going to learn how to make your wireless router as hacker-resistant as possible. Now that we ve got that out of the way, let s get down to business.

    Your wireless router is a prime target for hackers wanting to infiltrate your network or freeload off your Wi-Fi connection.

    Here are some things you can do to make your wireless router harder to hack:

    Enable WPA2 Wireless Encryption and Create a Strong SSID Network Name and Strong Pre-shared Key

    If you aren t using Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2) encryption to protect your wireless network then you might as well leave your front door wide open because hackers can virtually walk right into your network. If you re using outdated Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) security, which is easily cracked in seconds by most hackers. you should consider upgrading to WPA2. Older routers may need a firmware upgrade to add WPA2 functionality. Check your router manufacturer s manual to learn how to enable WPA2 wireless encryption on your router.

    You will also need to make a strong SSID (wireless network name). If you are using your router s default network name (i.e. Linksys, Netgear, DLINK, etc) then you are making it easier for hackers to hack your network.

    Using a default SSID or a common one helps hackers in their quest to crack your encryption because they can use pre-built rainbow tables associated with common SSID names to crack your wireless encryption.

    Create a lengthy and random SSID name even though it might be hard to remember. You should also use a strong password for your pre-shared key to further discourage hacking attempts.

    Turn on Your Wireless Router s Firewall

    If you haven t already done so, you should consider enabling your wireless router s built-in firewall. Enabling the firewall can help to make your network less visible to hackers looking for targets on the Internet. Many router-based firewalls have a stealth mode that you can enable to help reduce your network s visibility. You will also want to test your firewall to ensure that you have configured it correctly.

    Use an encrypted personal VPN service at the router level

    Virtual Private Networks used to be a luxury that could only be afforded by large corporations. Now you can buy your own personal VPN service for a small monthly fee. A personal VPN is one of the biggest roadblocks you can throw at a hacker. A personal VPN has the capability to anonymize your true location with a proxied IP address and can also put up a wall of strong encryption to protect your network traffic. You can purchase personal VPN service from vendors such as WiTopia. StrongVPN. and others for as little as $10 a month or less.

    If your router supports personal VPN service at the router level then this would be the best way to implement a personal VPN as it allows you to encrypt all traffic entering and leaving your network without the hassle of setting up VPN client software on your computers.

    Using the personal VPN service at the router level also takes the encryption process burden off of your client PCs and other devices. If you want to use a personal VPN at the router level, check to see if your router is VPN-capable. Buffalo Technologies has several routers with this capability as do other router manufacturers.

    Disable the Admin Via Wireless feature on your router

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    Figure A

    CommView for WiFi

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    Figure B


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    Figure C

    Wireless Wizard

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    Figure D

    Wireless Key Generator

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    Figure E


    Other Wi-Fi tools?

    What wireless networking apps would you add to this list? Share your recommendations with fellow TechRepublic members.

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    Here’s a screen shot of the summary page. This page shows the summary daily graphs for each interface being monitored (click image for larger version).

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    And here’s a screen shot showing the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly graphs for one of the interfaces (click image for larger version).

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    Note that green trend is the incoming traffic, and the blue trend is outgoing traffic, shown as negative traffic on the graph.
    This allows both incoming and outgoing traffic to be easily shown on the same axis, and still be very readable.

    The solid section of the weekly / monthly / yearly graph shows the average traffic values, while the green and blue lines show the maximum traffic values.

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    • a way of getting a command-line prompt on your linux box (either by logging directly onto your linux box, using a SSH client such as PuTTY or SSH Secure Shell ).

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    The first task is to determine how to obtain the data we want to insert into the RRD database.
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    To automate data collection, I wrote a Perl script which performs the following tasks:

    • create RRD database for any specified network interface
    • retrieve data for any specified network interface
    • store data into the RRD database
    • generate daily, weekly, monthly and yearly graphs

    You can download a copy of my rrd_traffic.pl script.

    Rename it to rrd_traffic.pl. and save it in /usr/local/bin/.
    Make it executable by changing the file permissions on it:

    and adjust the settings defined at the top of the script to make them appropriate for your linux box (and make sure these directories exist):

    The following lines in rrd_traffic.pl specify for which network interfaces data will be collected. Add/modify/delete any lines here as appropriate (lines can be commented out with a ” # ” character).

    One of my linux boxes has four interfaces ( eth0 through to eth3 ), hence the ProcessInterface function is called four times; once for each interface.

    Also specify the description of each interface. This description will be printed on the top of each graph generated by this script.

    Test the script by executing it from a command prompt:

    The first time the script is run, it’ll create an RRD database for each interface, so you should see output similar to this (assuming the script has been configured to monitor eth0 and eth1 ):

    On any subsequent executions, you should see similar output, but without the creating rrd database. lines.

    Once you’ve verified the operation of the script, it can be automatically scheduled to run periodically. To get it to run every 5 minutes, add the following to /etc/crontab.

    Note that if you find your graphs are being created, but with no data, it’s probably because your cron paths aren’t setup to include paths to all of the shell commands used in rrd_traffic.pl. To correct this, you’ll have to either:

    • edit /usr/local/bin/rrd_traffic.pl to reference the full pathname for ifconfig. cut and grep.


    • edit the PATH definition in /etc/crontab to include the paths of those commands.

    Viewing the Graphs
    Each time the script is executed, if required, it’ll update the graphs of traffic graphs.

    These graphs are being created in /var/www/html/rrdtool/. and assuming you’ve got a webserver running, they’ll be accessible via http://your_ip /rrdtool/.

    To provide a much cleaner way to view these graphs, I’ve written a simple webpage for displaying all the graphs.

    You can download a copy of my traffic.cgi webpage.

    Rename it to traffic.cgi. and save it in /var/www/html/rrdtool/.
    Make it executable by changing the file permissions on it:

    and adjust the settings defined at the top of the script to make them appropriate for your linux box, in particular, the interface name:

    Note that I’m assuming you’ve got your web server appropriately configured to handle .cgi scripts. if not, refer to the inline documentation in your httpd.conf or the Apache documentation for more information.

    You should now be able to point your web browser at http://your_ip /rrdtool/traffic.cgi and you should be rewarded with a page displaying the summary traffic graphs for each network interface.

    Clicking any of the daily graphs will then display the detailed graphs for that interface, ie, the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly graphs.

    Comments on Data Storage
    This script uses a separate RRD database to hold the traffic details for each network interface. The rrd_traffic.pl script uses the following code to create the RRD database:

    This creates an RRD database with the following attributes:

    • 5 minute step (base interval with which data will be fed into the RRD)
    • 2 data sources ( in. and out )
    • 10 minute heartbeat for each data source
    • 2 days of 5 minute averages
    • 2 weeks of 1/2 hour averages
    • 2 months of 2 hour averages
    • 2 years of 12 hour averages

    Refer to the rrdcreate manpage for more information on these options.

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    Miami Extended Stay Hotels, Lodging – Extended Stay Hotel Network #hotels #in

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    Welcome to Miami

    Whether you are here in Miami, Florida for business or pleasure, Miami Extended Stay Hotel Network has what you need. With amenities like a full kitchen, laundry facilities, and daily breakfast buffets, our hotels are the perfect home away from home.

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    This Florida city has so much to offer. Visit museums, sporting events, and more!

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    Attending a meeting or family reunion in Miami? Our groups division can book large numbers of rooms to meet your every need.

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    Real Time Communications Network Transformation Unified Communications Nfv Nortel #genband, #real #time


    Communication Service Provider

    GENBAND solutions help fixed and mobile operators, cable providers or MSOs, ISPs, and interconnect and wholesale carriers quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services.


    GENBAND’s real-time communications solutions offer organizations an innovative and cost effective alternative to proprietary PBX and UC products. GENBAND solutions embrace open standards like WebRTC.

    Independent Software Vendor / System Integrator

    GENBAND helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Systems Integrators (SIs) to weave real-time contextual communications into business and consumer applications and workflows for a more productive and engaging user experience.


    Network transformation is part of the network modernization process by service providers working towards a migration away from legacy systems and archaic network infrastructure to a more efficient and highly consolidated network able to offer innovative services via Internet Protocol and cloud technologies. Not only do legacy systems require expensive upfront capital investments, they also incur ongoing operational costs and consume significant power and space. Network transformation helps minimizes these inefficiencies and the transformation paid for by operating-expense-based program options. Network transformation also ensures carrier-grade reliability and scalability, especially for regional or rural networks that demand infrastructure modernization.

    Check out GENBAND’s Network Modernization solutions. including Network Transformation.


    Unified communications (UC) solutions offer real time communications in a bundle, providing streamlined and consolidated functions. With a unified communications solution, text, voice, video, and screen sharing collaboration can all be accessed from one integrated system. Not only can unified communications be applied to residential services, enterprises can merge their communications with their branch offices. Unified communications solutions also apply to contact centers and intelligent messaging, where greater demand of multi-function services is present. Going a step further, virtualization creates the opportunity for unified communications to be consumed or offered as a service from the cloud.

    Check out GENBAND’s array of Unified Communications solutions for Communications Service Providers or Enterprises.

    Network functions virtualization (NFV) takes service providers towards more efficient, innovative and agile solutions for consumer and business communications service offerings by consolidating network capabilities into the cloud with virtualized functions. NFV allows carrier service providers to cut costs associated with monolithic and proprietary systems and approaches of today. With the migration to network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions, services become easier to configure and deliver, and new services become deployable in days, not years.


    Real time communication (RTC) is about connecting people anywhere, on any device. With the ability to embed on an array of systems, including mobile devices, business processes and workflows, real time communication transforms the speed and quality of everyday communication as well as increase productivity and accessibility. Today’s consumers and businesses demand immediate communication at a growing rate, calling for high quality and personalized services. These RTC services include a suite of solutions that work together to form an integrated system, providing comprehensive access and quality implementation of connecting people, groups, and businesses.

    Network Video Servers #network #video #servers, #ip #video #servers, #ip #servers, #network


    A network video server, also known as an IP video server, is a very handy piece of hardware for any surveillance system installer to be familiar with. Below we will describe a few different types of surveillance applications that these servers can be used in.

    Network Video Server Application #1

    Surveillance Application Example #1 Requirements: In this example, the customer wants to view a single camera over the Internet using Internet Explorer. The customer wants a good quality outdoor / weatherproof camera with infrared / night vision capability. The customer is more interested in the live viewing. Recording the video is not a priority and if it is done, just basic recording features are needed.

    Surveillance Application Example #1 Solution: CCTV Camera Pros would first recommend the appropriate outdoor IR security camera. The camera would connect to the network video server using coax cable and BNC connectors. The network video server would connect to the customer’s network router which would in turn be connected to a high speed modem or some kind of existing high speed network. This would make the IR security camera accessible for live viewing over the local network and could also be viewed remotely over the Internet if the appropriate port forwarding and firewall rules were configured.

    Network Video Server Application #2

    Surveillance Application Example #2 Requirements: In this example, the customer has a facility with two separate buildings. The customer would like to have security cameras installed in both buildings and have a single recorder record the cameras in both buildings. The customer would also like to view all cameras from both buildings remotely over the Internet. The customer has high speed Internet access at both buildings and both buildings share the same local area network.

    Surveillance Application Example #2 Solution: CCTV Camera Pros would recommend using a hybrid digital video recorder capable of supporting both CCTV cameras as well as IP cameras and IP video servers. Either the Geovision or NUUO hybrid DVR/NVR systems would work well. If the system would expand past 16 cameras, then the NUUO NVR system would be recommended, as it can support up to 64 security cameras.

    The building with the most cameras would be the chosen location of the DVR. The cameras in the building with the DVR would be hard wired to the DVR using RG59 coax cable or BNC plug and play cables. Each camera in the remote building (where the DVR is not located) would be connected to a video server. Each video server would be connected to the network switch located in the remote building. Each video server would be assigned a unique local IP address. The DVR located in the other building would be able to access each of the remote cameras using the IP addresses of it’s corresponding video server. All cameras would now be managed and recorded by the central DVR / NVR, and because the DVR has a build in web server, all cameras can be accessed remotely over the Internet or over the local area network on one central screen / system using the Internet Explorer web browser.

    Network Traffic Monitor – View Network Traffic #network #traffic #monitoring


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    Analyze and monitor network traffic and performance

    Analyze and monitor network traffic and performance

    Monitoring network device performance and traffic go hand-in-hand for identifying the root cause of a slow network. SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack is a network traffic monitor that provides comprehensive bandwidth analysis and performance monitoring using SNMP monitoring and the flow monitoring that is built into most routers. With Bandwidth Analzyer Pack you can detect, diganose, and resolve network performance issues, and monitor and analyze bandwidth performance and traffic patterns from a single customizable console.

    Identify bandwidth hogging users and applications

    Identify bandwidth hogging users and applications

    When users complain that “the network is slow” or “the Internet is down”, you need to understand how your network bandwidth is being used and by whom. SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack is a network traffic monitor that leverages NetFlow, J-Flow. sFlow. NetStream, and IPFIX data that is built into most routers to identify the users, applications, and protocols that are consuming your bandwidth. Before you buy more bandwidth, shut down those bandwidth hogging users and apps.

    Validate network traffic prioritization policies

    Validate network traffic prioritization policies

    If your business relies on VoIP, e-commerce, or other critical cloud-based applications, then you need to ensure that they are receiving bandwidth priority. This is where quality of service policies come into play. SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack is a network traffic monitor that allows you to measure the effectiveness of pre- and post-policy traffic levels per class map to determine if your QoS policies are working as planned.

    The Social Network (2010) movie review – who was the real villain?


    The Social Network (2010) directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg. Justin Timberlake. and Andrew Garfield. tells the tale of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. The film scored high reviews and praise, including an extremely impressive 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

    While on the surface the movie may sound like the journey Zuckerberg (played by Eisenberg) took from outcast college student at Harvard to becoming one of the world s richest men (the classic hero s journey told for thousands of years in thousands of different ways), The Social Network blurs the lines between hero and villain, leaving viewers unsure of who to root for.

    The Social Network blurs the traditional hero-villain lines.

    The characters most often considered to be the villains of the film, in my opinion, play second- and third-fiddle to the true villain.

    Here are my picks for the real villain for The Social Network, ranked in Olympic-style bronze, silver, and gold in honor of the Winklevoss twins and their participation in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing:

    Bronze Medal the team of Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss and Divya Narendra

    Max Minghella and Armie Hammer playing Narenda and Tyler/Cameron Winklevoss (he played both for the movie through the use of CGI).

    Taking the bronze medal is not a singular person, but the team of Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss (both played wonderfully by Armie Hammer ), who outwardly portray the traditional big, strong jock villain archetype seen in countless movies, and Divya Narenda, filling the role of lackey for the Winklevoss twins (less-than-affectionately referred to as the Winklevi by Zuckerberg).

    While they may initially seem villainous due to their traditional movie archetypes, they only come away with a bronze medal because I actually wouldn t even consider them to be villains at all. In fact, I feel they are actually very sympathetic figures, which I will explain when discussing the film s gold medal-winning villain.

    Don t worry guys you may have finished in 6th place at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but at least you won a bronze medal here!

    Silver Medal Sean Parker

    Parker, played by Justin Timberlake, with Zuckerberg.

    The silver medal goes to the person who I believe is also the least likable person in the film Sean Parker, who could not have been played better by Timberlake. I make the distinction between least likable and real villain because in this film I believe there is a clear difference.

    Parker is portrayed as a cocky, paranoid man with a troubled past. He is also the founder of Napster, which changed the music industry for better or for worse (personal opinion it was for the better) before getting into serious legal issues over his creation.

    Zuckerberg becomes obsessed with Parker and his ideas after their initial meetings, much to the dismay of Eduardo Saverin, played by Andrew Garfield (who I consider to be the film s main hero if there was one).

    They re all smiles here, but Timberlake s and Garfield s characters did not get along in the film.

    While Parker is seen as a villain for his narcissistic attitude, his shady ulterior motives for becoming involved with The Facebook (fact he was the one who suggested dropping The from its original name), and for exacerbating the rift that formed between Zuckerberg and Saverin, I couldn t quite put him on top as the real villain in The Social Network .

    Following his arrest for drug possession in the film, Parker is seen as a pathetic, sad person who could almost be seen as a victim of his past more so than as a real villain. To me, Parker comes off more as someone who never quite moved on from his teenage years, and seeks attention wherever he can find it and at whatever cost.

    Now that we ve covered the Winklevi and Parker, that leaves only one person who could take the gold:

    Gold Medal Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg the real villain in The Social Network. Also has a poor sense of fashion, but that s neither here nor there.

    Taking the gold medal is Mark Zuckerberg, who I believe is the real villain in The Social Network. On numerous occasions throughout the film, Zuckerberg acts maliciously towards those who were close to him.

    First, his girlfriend breaks up with him due in part to him being extremely socially awkward, and not getting it.

    Zuckerberg s girlfriend couldn t put up with his very poor sense of humor and social awkwardness.

    Afterwards, Zuckerberg writes very demeaning things about her online, and decides to create a website comparing the physical attractiveness of his Harvard classmates. While FaceSmash becomes wildly popular across campus (even crashing Harvard s system), he does so by objectifying women based on their looks.

    As stated earlier, the Winklevoss twins seem to to play the role of villains. However, they are in fact victims of Zuckerberg s villainy. After inviting Zuckerberg to join their efforts to create HarvardConnect, he turns his back on them and steals many of their ideas that he ends up using to create Facebook. The Winklevoss twins reached out to Zuckerberg in a very professional and businesslike way, and Zuckerberg treats them in a very underhanded manner.

    Zuckerberg upsets the Winklevoss twins and Narenda by stealing their ideas, leading to probably the best line of the whole film:

    Despite his social awkwardness and idea thievery, what I think makes Zuckerberg the real villain of this film is his treatment of Saverin, his closest and pretty much only real friend. On multiple occasions, Zuckerberg takes every opportunity to take shots against Saverin, such as when Zuckerberg diminished Saverin s achievement of getting past the first couple rounds of recruiting for the exclusive Phoenix Club, saying it was because of diversity reasons (Saverin is Brazilian). He also may or may not have planted a story in Harvard s The Crimson newspaper about Saverin performing animal abuse on chickens that were in his care as part of the initiating process for the Phoenix Club.

    Another pretty good line in the movie. Who tortures chickens?

    Zuckerberg also made important business decisions for Facebook without Saverin s knowledge or approval even though he was Chief Financial Officer. Of all the things Zuckerberg did towards Saverin, the worst by far was allowing Sean Parker s team of investors to have Saverin sign off on legal documents that diluted his share of Facebook from 34% down to 0.03% basically removing him from Facebook s decision-making team.

    Although it was Parker and his team of investors who created the document and had Saverin sign off on it, I believe Zuckerberg is the real villain for knowing ahead of time what was going to happen and not doing anything about it.

    So who do you think was the real villain in The Social Network. Take the poll below and let me know!

    Small Business IT Network Monitoring – 4 Reasons to Do it Remotely?


    Small Business IT Blog

    Small Business IT network monitoring is a core activity needed to ensure uptime and productivity. What follows is 4 reasons to do it remotely?

    Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell indicated that they get piece of mind knowing that someone is on top of their operations, and do not have to worry or take time from other critical tasks.

    An external provider monitoring servers, back office applications and network devices 24/7 allows for real-time notifications of abnormalities, frequently preventing costly failures and shutdowns.

    The other important point is the focus on core competency. Remote network monitoring is one of those activities that is best done by a specialized provider in order to free existing resources to focus on those activities core to the business rather than on IT plumbing, so to speak. This allows for focus on strategic activities such as growth and new initiatives and day to day issues.

    Second Start described how remote network monitoring complements their use of managed services because if network issues arise between visits of external technicians, they are covered.

    Here are some of the key benefits to expect from a remote small business IT network monitoring service:

    Free up technical staff

  • Expand built-in monitoring capabilities
  • More proactive technicians

    Reduce unplanned downtime

    Augment staff for less than hiring

    Standard and customized reports

    Custom alerts (including e-mail and text)

    Fault review and recommendations

    Notice of vulnerabilities and missing patches

    Firewall and Windows system monitoring

    Notification of intrusion attempts

    Internal security changes

    Most businesses we encounter value a wide variety of benefits that they achieve from remote network monitoring. Some activities should be performed in-house, but this is one of those that is a great candidate to outsource and a wonderful complement to other outsourced managed services .

    How do you monitor your network?

    Remote network monitoring both reduces risk and frees internal staff to focus on strategic issues.

    Small business IT network monitoring complements other managed services by filling in between human interactions.

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    UltraVnc Installation

    • Start the setup and choose the installation language.
    • Click Next on the Welcome screen.
    • Accept the license agreement.
    • Read the release notes.
    • Select the destination directory where UltraVNC should be installed.
    • Select the components which should be installed.
      Note. Updating the driver is experimental and not guaranteed to work at the moment.
    • Select the Start Menu folder where the program’s shortcuts should be placed.
    • Select additional tasks:
      • Select if UltraVNC server should be registered as a system service.
      • Select if UltraVNC service should be started or restarted.
      • Select if MSLogon II should be configured.
      • Select if UltraVNC Admin Properties should be configured.
      • Select if old UltraVNC registry entries should be removed.
      • Select if additional desktop icons should be created for UltraVNC server, viewer and repeater.
      • Select if files with extension .vnc should be associated with UltraVNC viewer.
    • Specify location of ACL file.
      The format of the ACL file should follow the MSLogonACL specification.
      If no ACL file is specified, the Administrators group is configured. This works only on the English OS versions.
    • Specify location of Properties file.
      The Properties file should be a valid registry file.
      The intention is to populate the \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORL key.
      If no Properties file is specified, no options are configured.
    • Verify if you choose the correct installation settings.
    • Read what’s new in UltraVNC.
    • Click “Finish” to end the installation.

    Automate Installation

    If you need to install UltraVNC on a large number of computers, you might consider automating the installation.

    The following command line parameters can be passed to the setup:

    /dir=”Dirname ” Sets installation directory to Dirname. /no restart Suppresses a reboot at the end of the installation.
    Not required since the installation no longer requires are boot. /silent or /very silent Suppresses either pop-up of dialog boxes or any GUI at all. /loadinf=”Filename ” Loads the configuration file Filename for the installation.
    This configuration file can be generated by going through setup with UltraVNC-xxxx-Setup.exe /saveinf=”Filename ” .
    Filename should be fully qualified. /log Writes a log file to the Temp directory.
    Could be used for debugging.

    Security Camera, Security DVR System and PC Base DVR Surveillance Systems #security


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    Why should I have a security camera DVR system?

    Having a security camera system may decreases the chances of a burglary and act as loss prevention during operation hours. Even if the security DVR system does not keep a burglar from breaking in, it may cause the burglar to stay a shorter amount of time and may provide evidence of the burglary.

    What should a security camera, security DVR system include?

    Most security DVR systems include the security camera which can be combination of different cameras like Dome Camera, Bullet Camera, C-Mount or Infrared the DVR (Digital Video Recorder) Power supply and a monitor. It is best that all exterior potential points of entry have and sensitive area have security camera covering those areas. Security DVR, security camera should not be used as the only means of detection because they do not detect someone until they are already in the premises.

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    Surveillance System Security Camera Consultation

    DVRMaster is proud to offer you free unlimited consultation to setup your video surveillance DVR, we have certified security camera and CCTV experts standing by to answer all your security camera, digital video recorder (DVR), and CCTV questions. Our security camera consultant are professional in specs and field experience, our consultant gained experience in design, installation and servicing security camera systems for more than 10 years.

    Custom Security Camera and Surveillance Systems with Remote Access

    DVRMaster computer based security DVR and surveillance systems offers you state of the-art remote access to your cameras from anywhere using any internet access. DVRMaster security systems provide any feature available from remote view of recorded video, triplex functionality, around the clock or built in motion detection technology, PTZ camera control, scheduled recording and more. We have video Surveillance Camera System with 4, 8, 16, and 32 Security Camera channels. DVRMaster.com surveillance system offers smart advanced Playback functionality, export video function, and more.

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    Our security DVR systems and security cameras features digital recording, motion detection, signal detection, remote monitoring and recording of up to 32 CCTV cameras simultaneously in MPEG4 and H-264 Technology, total control of host settings via remote computer, PTZ Support, input trigger recording, full network compatibility, and outstanding digital video image quality.

    Video / DVR System Software

    DVRMaster.com software is included as part of the DVR system, and gives you the freedom to monitor, record and control your home or business from anywhere in the world! Video can be transmitted over standard phone lines, networked computers (LAN or WAN) as well as the Internet.

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    Network USB Monitor data theft protection tool #network #monitor #alert


    Network USB Monitor

    DRPU USB data theft protection software provides solution to protect USB data, specially designed to track and display connected and disconnected activities of USB devices on your computer. Software provides facility to send detail log file via email and also enable you to upload log file with captured image on FTP server by FTP. USB write blocker software is useful to prevent USB drive data theft activities and keep watch over multiple user USB drive usage with feature to write protect USB drive. USB monitoring tool supports all major brands and capacity USB mass storage devices including pen drives, USB cameras, memory card, pocket PCs, USB hard disk and other similar USB drives.

    Key Features of USB Data Theft Protection Tool

    USB data theft protection tool is interactive and customized monitoring tool with special features as follows:

    • USB activity tracker works in hidden mode as a background process so that it cannot be detected by any unknown users.
    • Provides facility to monitor and saves plug-in/plug-out USB drive activities with data/time information.
    • Facility to set password so that unauthorized user cannot access and change the software configuration.
    • USB drive activity analyzer easily monitors, capture, display, record, and analyze data transferred between any USB devices connected to any PC machine.
    • Provides facility to save USB activity log files and also have an option to view saved log files in HTML or TEXT file format.
    • Data protection tool facilitates you to export and import general configuration settings, Email settings and FTP settings to/from file, when you need to install software in multiple machines.
    • Software has capability to capture photos by enabling camera settings.
    • Provides facility to specify text log size. After achieving maximum log size, the recorded activities are saved to new log file to avoid over-sizing of activities log.

    Why to use DRPU USB Monitoring Tool

    MasterCard Business Network – Free Download (Ver: 6 #mastercard #business #network, #free


    MasterCard Business Network


    If you use MasterCard Business Network, then this companion application is for you! Make your travels easier by having all your trip information at your fingertips. The MasterCard Business Network mobile application keeps track of everything you book through the desktop application, ensuring you are informed, organized, and connected while traveling.

    The mobile application will keep you informed of your flight status and allow you to check in and get your boarding pass right on your mobile device. Airport parking, hotel, and car rental information is also right at hand when you need it.

    This application provides the ability to search for flights, hotels, and dining options wherever you may be. You can book a hotel within seconds directly from the application. Get a head start on business expenses by capturing pictures of receipts and uploading them to the MasterCard Business Network desktop application. If you approve expense reports for others, you can review and approve from your mobile phone.

    Finally, essentials like weather reports and maps of all booked services are provided for maximum convenience. Combined with MasterCard Business Network, the mobile application gives you a partner in travel when even you are away from home.

    * Stay informed of delays, gate changes or cancellations

    * Check-in to your flight (usually 24 hours prior)
    * Get your Mobile Boarding Pass when available

    * View all your reservation details for flight, hotel, dining, car rental, car service, and airport parking

    * Capture pictures of individual receipts for business expenses as they occur and they will automatically uploaded to your Digital Wallet; no more frantic searching through messy crumpled receipts
    * Select pictures from your camera’s album to submit as receipts
    * Approve or deny expense reports after a full review of individual expenses and total claimed

    * Sync your travel plans with your work or device calendar

    * Check availability for one-way or round-trip flights
    * Search for nearest hotel to your destination or by using your phone’s GPS
    * View hotel rates and availability with photos and ratings to help you decide on the best selection
    * Book your hotel directly from the app without calling the travel agent
    * Link provided to call travel agent to book the selected flight or hotel

    * Search by restaurant name, cuisine, and location
    * View restaurant details including ratings, reviews and pictures
    * Direct dialing to the restaurant to reserve a table

    * Direct dialing to discounted providers of ground transportation or car service

    * View maps for the locations all booked services, including driving directions

    * Current weather and 7 day forecasts for all of your reservation locations

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    Heartland Home Health Care – Hospice – Career Tree Network #cheap #motel

    #heartland home health care and hospice


    Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice is where you can find big company employment advantages that are in step with the personal touches of a local agency. Our size works for you in terms of job stability, resources, supportive team environment, flexible schedules and industry leading benefits.

    Organizational Culture: You will find an intimate, welcoming environment where you will be encouraged to grow your career while still finding a work/life balance that fits you.

    Company History: Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice is a subsidiary of HCR ManorCare, a leading provider of short-term post-acute services and long-term care. Our nearly 60,000 employees have made us the preeminent care provider in the industry. Quality care for patients and residents is provided through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. The company operates primarily under the respected Heartland, ManorCare Health Services and Arden Courts names.

    We care for patients in the cities of Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Kenosha, and their surrounding counties. We are well established and are continuing to experience growth. Nationally we are located in 32 states.

    Year Founded: locally for 10 plus years

    Company Locations: Various locations in Wisconsin.

    Number of Employees: 60,000

    Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate: We are looking for Health Care Professionals who believe in making a difference one life at a time.

    If you love what you do the intensity of the patient relationship, the potential, the exhilaration of victories both small and large we invite you to join our team of experienced professionals who are doing what they love to do and feel as passionate about where they work.

    We Hire the Following Therapists: OT, OTA, PT, PTA, SLP

    Benefits Overview: We offer a full benefit package to include the following:

    401 (k) with match

    Generous paid time off that starts at date of hire

    Continuing Education Assistance

    Philosophy Towards Patient Care: At Heartland, we believe patients deserve the same specialized attention at home that they receive in the hospital or at the doctor s office. We re proud to offer a variety of services to help promote patient independence in the home environment. For patients experiencing an illness, hospitilization or surgery requiring recovery and healing or for those facing a new health care diagnosis requiring a change in daily lifestyles, home home health care may be the solution. Heartland Home Health Care provides care in the privacy and comfort of home. Many patients recover faster in familiar surroundings, where they have the love, support and understanding of family and friends. Heartland Home Health Care provides care for the mind, body and spirit that is comforting and compassionate. We respect our patients and their families choices. We accept and support our patients wherever they are in life s journey.

    In addition to the above we offer our Caring Promises:

    We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit in a way that is comforting and compassionate.

    We promise to be the difference in our customers day working to make every connection a personal one, and creating memorable moments that define their Heartland experience.

    We promise to discover what is important to our customers, respect their choices and customize our service specifically to their needs.

    We promise to be leaders in care delivery, corporate responsibility and community action.

    Practice Settings: Home Health

    Practice Specialities: Home Health

    Application Instructions: Email Kristin to explore a rewarding career or visit our website.

    Recruitment Contact: Kristin Lueptow, PHR

    Recruitment Contact Email: klueptow [at] hcr-manorcare [dot] com

    Recruitment Phone Number: 262-389-1882

    View our Company Profile on LinkedIn: HCR ManorCare

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