Plixer Hosts Webinars on Legal Rights When Using NetFlow to Monitor Social Networking Traffic

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Both employers and employees are affected by the ubiquitous use of social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn and should know their rights.

Scrutinizer NetFlow Analyzer presents an evolutionary approach to improving network efficiency and employee productivity in the workplace.

Plixer International, Inc., a leading provider of flow-based network traffic reporting, has formally announced a two-day series of free webinars entitled “NetFlow Uses: Legal Rights & Monitoring Social Networking” for IT and network professionals. The presentation will discuss the key points of several hot topics, from recent advances in social media monitoring capabilities using NetFlow, to the legal rights of businesses who monitor such activity. Current experts on the subject will be available to share insight and strategies.

The first webinars will be held at 10am and 2pm EDT on October 11, 2011. The second day will include sessions at 11am and 3pm EDT on October 12, 2011. Anyone interested in how NetFlow can be used to monitor network traffic to various social media websites and what the legal implications might be can register at

Details will be given on how leveraging flow technology can provide added benefits for large and small businesses alike. The webinar will also answer questions such as:

  •     How can my company gain insight on the amount of traffic going to social networking sites from my network?
  •     Why should I consider using NetFlow or IPFIX?
  •     What are my employees’ legal rights when monitoring their traffic?

WHO: Michael Patterson, Product Manager, Plixer International
WHAT: " NetFlow Uses: Legal Rights & Monitoring Social Networking "
WHEN: 10am and 2pm EDT on October 11, 2011 & 11am and 3pm EDT on October 12, 2011

“The recent large scale adoption of social networking has necessitated an urgent search for tools that immediately and effectively deliver performance reports based on the “Who”, “What”, and “Why” of corporate networks,” said Michael Patterson, Project Manager at Plixer International, Inc. “Scrutinizer NetFlow Analyzer presents an evolutionary approach to improving network efficiency and employee productivity in the workplace. This will be a valuable and informative event for companies in any business sector looking to reduce the time, cost, and complexity associated with troubleshooting and managing traffic on a corporate network.”

About Plixer International, Inc.
Plixer International, Inc. develops and markets network traffic monitoring and analysis tools to the global market. All of the tools are built from the ground up with valuable feature sets and ease of use in mind. Plixer tools have been used to analyze and troubleshoot irregular traffic patterns by IT professionals with some of the largest networks in the world, such as CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer.

For product and sales information, contact Plixer International, Inc. at 1 Eagle Drive, Sanford, Maine, via telephone (207) 324-8805, fax (207) 324-8683; or visit the Plixer website.


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