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Detect Large Amounts of Bandwidth Usage

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I'm trying to find an application of some sort to detect large amounts of bandwidth usage within a large campus-sized network automatically and alert the network administrators to that computer automatically.

Thanks in advance.
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How large of a campus?
How many computers?
What speed is the incoming network speed?
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~ 3,500 users
~ 1,300 computers
4 locations
T3 line in
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A hardware firewall is a start.
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Splunk.com homeboy. It's a ******* nightmare to learn but it's pretty awesome once you've got it up and running.
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Looking into splunk right now and hoping it can solve my problem. Should have gave an example: On a campus network, I want to identify if a user is downloading torrents/streaming netflix and alert the network administrator to the large and prolonged bandwidth usage.
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With SNMP you should be able to alert on high switch port utilization.
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