Robert Aronsson is the CEO of Intellipool AB a company with over ten years experience of the network management market. Intellipool introduced a distributed network monitor over four years ago. I interviewed Robert with a view to getting some insight into Intellipool’s experience of implementing distributed network monitoring solutions with their customers. The interview was conducted via email. My questions are in bold with Robert’s answers underneath. Q: What key factors determine whether you need a distributed solution?