26 helpful open source network management tools
Free or low cost tools for professional IT admins
By Jeff Caruso | Network World US | Published: 13:30, 07 October 2011
Over the last decade or so, open source development has skyrocketed, and network management software has ridden that wave. Many frustrated IT administrators have turned to free tools to monitor, configure and map their networked devices. Here are 26 examples of open source network management software tools to help you do your job.
The author of Big Sister says he was impressed by Big Brother but wanted to change it in a number of ways. In his readme file, he says he wanted to improve the performance, reduce the number of alarms when something goes down and make other enhancements.