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TAP Into Technology

Leading the Way in Network Technology

Tony Fortunato

Tony Fortunato is a Senior Network Performance Specialist with experience in design, implementation and troubleshooting networks since 1989. Tony will teach or troubleshoot on your live network as part of his customized onsite training service for your staff.

Recent Posts

QUICK TIPS: Installing Multiple Cisco Switches

on 1/7/16 12:30 AM By | Tony Fortunato | 0 Comments | Network Management Technology Partners Cisco Solutions
In the Field - I was working with a project team installing over 100 Cisco switches across three towers. Daunting as that is, it was also an active construction site, which means power is not reliable and in some cases and no elevators were available. In this blog we will go over a quick tip that may be useful when installing multiple switches.
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Be Prepared: What to Bring when Troubleshooting a Network

on 10/19/15 12:00 PM By | Tony Fortunato | 0 Comments | Network Management
Picture this - I’m troubleshooting a problem with a client. We get into the elevator go down a few floors, past a few card access protected doors, into the server room and get ready to start troubleshooting. I ask for an AC outlet to connect my laptop and other tools into. Oops, only one outlet available in that rack and no power bars to be found. So now the client scrambles around looking for a power bar or if he can temporarily unplug something. And the story goes on with Ethernet ports, etc, followed up with multiple trips back to the IT storage room and calls to other staff looking for stuff. In this blog we will go over what you should have with you on your next engagement troubleshooting a network.
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[Video] Enable SNMP on Windows 8

When you're troubleshooting sometimes issues are not clearly a server, client or network issue - I get asked to assist on these regularly. I’m always trying to get the right balance of data without becoming overwhelmed with too much to analyze. Take a quick second and i'll walk you through it!  
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[Video] Cisco IP DNS Configuration Command and How it Can Improve Your Performance

on 3/12/15 7:00 AM By | Tony Fortunato | 0 Comments | Network Management Technology Partners Cisco Solutions
I love testing out configuration myths.  OK, to be fair they are  probably not myths - but many of these suggestions work in very specific situations. I try to caution my friends and clients that blindly following a configuration suggestion can lead to more problems. In other words, your mileage will vary.
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Getting Network Visibility a Bit at a Time

on 1/30/15 8:30 AM By | Tony Fortunato | 0 Comments | Network Management
As a consultant I don’t usually get access to my customer’s network management system. Trust me, in many cases I am just fine with that. When troubleshooting or installing new equipment, I want to gather statistics to ensure that the problem is resolved or the installed equipment is behaving properly and without some kind of network monitoring, a manual process is my only option. Lets face it; telnetting into equipment and looking at port counters is a bit painful at best.
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