What’s the best way to monitor long-term throughput?

You’re planning a network upgrade, and to help with sizing your new infrastructure you need to know how much traffic is currently used by your systems. What’s the best way to monitor the network throughput of a file server over a 24-hour period?

A) Event Monitor

B) Performance Monitor

C) Task Manager

D) Device Manager

The answer: B) Performance Monitor

Performance Monitor allows you to track and store statistics for hundreds of operating system devices and components.

Want to know more? Watch “Optimizing the Windows Operating System.”

Windows includes a number of utilities that can help optimize the performance of applications. In this video, we’ll show you how to use Task Manager and Performance Manager, and we’ll discuss best practices for optimizing the Windows operating system.