The Latest in Performance Monitoring and End-User Experience


SDN, NFV and 5G Wireless Will Drive IoT, Networking Teams
January 12, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

If you take a peek at the telecom world, you see a couple of big networking trends that are making waves there. However, changes are still slow to come, since network managers have a lot of legacy networks and infrastructure in place now. Ripping and replacing is expensive, time-consuming and risky. This expert thinks 2020
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Home Healthcare Provider Brings Distributed Locations Into Focus With AppNeta
January 11, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

IT ROLE: Network engineer for branch and wireless services NEEDS: Monitoring 500 remote locations with a small, centralized IT team RESULTS: Finding provider issues; creating network performance baselines We talked recently with a customer who runs AppNeta at a large and growing healthcare provider. This network engineer has just one other colleague helping to manage
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SD-WAN Can’t Make a Bad Network Good
January 10, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

In 2018, SD-WAN is poised to go from a technological hype machine to an enterprise workhorse. SD-WAN is going to become ubiquitous, so much so that a nebulous “2.0” version of SD WAN is being prepared, with more emphasis on security and multi-tenancy. As with every technological transition, there’s going to be a wave of
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How to Turn G Suite at Work Into Collaboration Nirvana
January 9, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

 For companies choosing a hosted productivity solution, there are two obvious options—Office 365 and G Suite. At first glance, they seem fairly similar. Both offer email, storage and a range of productivity tools like word processing, spreadsheets and presentation applications. But what you might not notice with one of the options is a little problem
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Resolve to Declutter SaaS Sprawl With Multicloud Management
January 5, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Happy New Year! Do you have a resolution to declutter this year? If you’re hoping to declutter the SaaS application sprawl in your organization, try to stay realistic on that front. Most companies, according to these cloud experts, know they’re spending too much on disparate SaaS and web apps, but don’t have the time or
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Are You Prepared for How the GDPR Will Change WiFi Networks?
January 4, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Not enough American companies are ready for the GDPR—the General Data Protection Regulation, adopted last year in the European Union and set to go into effect in May of 2018. According to research from Spiceworks, only 5% of US companies are currently preparing for these data protection regulations. On the face of it, this seems
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Switching to SD-WAN Doesn’t Mean Ripping Out Your MPLS Network
January 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

SD-WAN was originally designed to be the successor technology to MPLS networks, but it doesn’t appear to have worked out that way. Research from Nemertes has shown that nearly 80% of companies with a pre-existing MPLS deployment retain the technology after SD-WAN adoption. Clearly there is some synergy between SD-WAN and MPLS. How does an
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End-User Experience Now Critical for Effective IT—But Companies Missing the Mark
December 28, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

Embracing the digital workplace is top priority for any tech-driven organization—and in a world dominated by smartphones, social media and always-on connected devices, “tech-driven” covers almost any company looking to stay competitive. The challenge is creating an end-user experience that leads to digital solutions. According to CMS Wire, “the heart of every successful digital workplace
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SD-WAN Monitoring: The Context Conundrum
December 26, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Software-defined architecture is the next big thing for networks, allowing companies to shift away from costly, inflexible hardware to more agile and adaptable solutions. Consider software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN), which some experts see as the natural replacement of multi-protocol label-switching (MPLS) solutions currently in use. There’s some justification for this position, since SD-WAN offers
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Tackle SaaS Application Sprawl With Orchestration, Better Security Measures
December 21, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

Is SaaS sprawl creeping in to your enterprise environment? Orchestration might be a good goal for 2018. Building an orchestration environment means that IT’s resources, services and workflows are available to users in a self-service way. So for cloud deployments, a cloud orchestration system means that there’s a specific workflow to follow when a business
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