Network administration is the support, administration and maintenance of a network of several interconnected computers, servers, printers or other components. The scope ranges from installing networks and setting up network software to installing printers and assigning user rights.
The tools listed here help the system administrator or the network administrator to plan, install, configure and maintain the IT infrastructure of his company. This also includes the networking of servers and workstations and the telecommunications systems used, including the setup of a VPN for secure communication. In addition to tools for bandwidth monitoring or authorization analysis, products for network monitoring and application monitoring are also described.