Watch your TMG’s waist line. Switch log format and reduce fat now!

We often recommend customers using Microsoft ISA or TMG switch their logging to W3C text file, in order to get the best possible import speed, and also because the text logs are much easier to access from a remote machine (see my previous article on accessing TMG’s SQL Express Log database). Logging to the default …

Google Claim 6.4% of Internet traffic. Help us put this to the test

According to recent report, Google has a record slice, 6.4%, of the world’s Internet traffic. An accurate figure? Well, we wanted to put this claim to the test and therefore started off by investigating the share of WebSpy’s traffic to Google sites. We also encourage our Vantage and Analyzer users to do the same thing …

Twitter Evolution Infographic and Amazing Usage Statistics

As it’s always been pretty difficult getting accurate figures on Twitter demographics and usage I was pretty chuffed to come across below statistics and facts. If you are, or considering, blocking Twitter at your workplace please have a look through these amazing numbers and think again. Seems like Twitter is here to stay doesn’t it? …

Make Internet Access at Aged Care Facilities Mandatory

I came across this great article about elderly people at aged care facilities and their use of the Internet and social media. After reading the article I continued with some quick and dirty research. It is pretty clear, and not very surprising, that only a minority of aged care facilities around the world offer Internet …

Useful LDAP Search Queries

Today I was asked how to filter out computer objects when importing your Organizational structure into WebSpy Vantage. The default LDAP query when you first run through the Import Organization wizard should filter these computers objects out. The query is:

WebSpy EMEA – Change of Contact Details

WebSpy EMEA, servicing Europe, Middle East and Africa, has changed contact details: Suite 14242, 2nd Floor 145-157 St John Street London, EC1V 4PY Find us on Google Maps

Movie Quote Conversation – Some Leisure Browsing to Increase Productivity

An evening not too long ago, one of our developers had nothing better to do than compiling movie quotes from Jack Nicholson and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a very amusing conversation. I wanted to share this clip with the rest of you to brighten up your day AND provide you with a short an unobtrusive break, …

Vantage Update 2.2.0.50 (Juniper SA, Forefront Protection and more)

We have just released an auto update for the Vantage range of applications. This update includes support for the Juniper SA series and Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange 2010. Here’s the full list of changes: New: Juniper SA Series. Vantage can import and report on web traffic and VPN connections. New: Microsoft Forefront Protection for …

Vantage Update 2.2.0.48 – New Loaders, Features and Fixes

We’ve just released an update to the Vantage range of application, including the Web Module. This release will be welcomed with open arms by many customers for the following reasons: General usability improvements in the Web Module Multi-select / delete options, Ajax progress indicators to avoid page refreshes, export from Dynamics Report tab and more …