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IN PRACTICE: Identifying the cause of SD-WAN degradation
June 19, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring, Use Case

Context A major US retail chain had been running the AppNeta Performance Manager for 10 months to monitor the retail store WAN services between their primary data center and stores in order to validate that their circuits are performing. Following a growing trend in enterprise networking, the Network team is migrating their stores from a
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FAQ: AppNeta Data and GDPR Compliance
May 24, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Product News

With the upcoming enforcement of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we here at AppNeta want to share the steps we have taken to protect our customers and their data. In general, GDPR wants you to: Collect as little information as is necessary, keep it for as short amount of time as is
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Integrate AppNeta with Slack Using Our API
May 22, 2018 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

AppNeta Performance Manager (APM) provides several ways for customers to integrate monitoring data with other systems, including the RESTful API Observer endpoint that allows you to send event notifications to your own receiver. With this ability, the opportunity for flexible integration abounds. Justin previously discussed how to leverage the API to integrate with ServiceNow. Today,
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Network Visibility Isn’t the End Goal
May 2, 2018 by

Industry Insights

The day security and monitoring appliances were added to network infrastructure was the day that visibility became a major IT concern. However, IT complexity has grown exponentially in recent years, making network visibility a bit of a buzzword. Perhaps the biggest reason is the widespread shift to cloud computing. Cisco research found that by 2019,
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LDAP Support for Centralized Authentication
April 24, 2018 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

Security is at the heart of many large organizations and the IT departments we engage with on a daily basis push us to meet their needs. As they’ve become more sophisticated in requirements for authentication we’ve kept in step. For a while now we’ve offered SAML and SSO for our web user interface. With the
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How Network Slicing May Affect Your Network and Application Performance
April 13, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The basic principle of net neutrality, which prohibited internet service providers from throttling speeds or intentionally blocking content, applications or websites, is no longer our reality. Now we’re left to wonder, as bandwidth-hungry applications and connected devices exponentially increase global IP traffic, set to reach 3.3 ZB per year by 2021, what will ISPs do
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IoT is Pushing Us to the Edge, Literally
April 11, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Imagine an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart shoe that has the capability for workers to send or receive alerts while working in dangerous areas. The possibilities are just incredible. What we once dreamed of as future technology is now at our fingertips to create opportunities across workplaces and at home. As we see a proliferation
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How (and Why) to Benchmark Your Public Cloud Performance
April 9, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Back in 2011, the average company spent just $6,300 on cloud computing. That’s a drop in the bucket for all but the smallest IT budgets. Things have changed in the intervening years. At the beginning of the decade, companies were just beginning to dip their toes into the cloud. Now they’re completely submerged. Out of
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Cloud-Native Computing Takes Over IT Infrastructures
April 6, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

“Cloud-native” technology has likely come across your radar screen at some point in the last few years, but what does it mean, exactly? There’s a good explainer here on cloud-native computing, a concept that runs through any cloud service. Any applications, architectures, platforms and processes that work toward increasing IT’s ability to change and reduce
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WebRTC: Boon for End-User Experience, Burden for Networks?
April 4, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Like just about any other technology, WebRTC has followed the hype cycle pretty closely. (Were you surprised to see a headline on this topic in 2018?) WebRTC, an open source project, aims to boost mobile apps and browsers to real-time speed using APIs. After reaching peak hype around 2013, we slipped down into the trough
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