i work in a medium size company. We have 100 clients and 4-5 network switch. I would like to monitor bandwidth usage (peak, volumes) overall, not from my single pc. How to do ? Thanks
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Have a look at tools like Cacti which can request those performance metrics via snmp from your switches. We monitor our switches this way. Depending on the manufacturer of your switches there may be even more ways to solve your problem. Maybe your switches are capable to export NetFlow data?