Browsing posts written by: Alec Pinkham

The last-mile of the WAN network affects users

Solve Your Last-Mile WAN Challenges
August 1, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Today, there is a lot of effort toward speeding up cloud-hosted app performance through the use of solutions like SD-WAN, but not enough attention afforded to the so-called last mile of these connections. This last mile is the final network step that gets data coming into a particular office to the user requesting that data.
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AppNeta vs. ThousandEyes: Feature Breakdown
July 26, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring, Product News

AppNeta and ThousandEyes both design performance monitoring products. Each product takes a different approach to modern monitoring. AppNeta vs. ThousandEyes Product Overview AppNeta provides a comprehensive solution that combines the three crucial pieces of analytics: usage, experience and delivery. This combination enables continuous monitoring of modern cloud-based infrastructure, seeing into cloud and SaaS applications from
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AppNeta provides better data than SNMP

AppNeta vs. SNMP: Device-Centric Monitoring Has Limits
July 19, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Monitoring the performance of your infrastructure is a worthy and necessary part of any IT environment. Whether you have one office or thousands, knowing the status of your equipment is important. However, many of the applications we depend on today are delivered over networks owned by carriers. Accessing your email, for example, likely routes through
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AppNeta synthetic monitoring is global

AppNeta vs. Traditional Synthetic Monitoring
June 27, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Determining the health and status of a web application over time is an important task for both provider and end user in today’s highly distributed, SaaS-based world. There are plenty of methods used to monitor applications today, from the simplistic ping approach to a complex in-depth test. Ensuring visibility into performance without breaking the app—or
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BGP won't save you from network issues

Performance Monitoring Utilizing BGP Won’t Save You
June 15, 2017 by

Networking Technology

It’s shaping up to be a pleasant afternoon around the office, with no user complaints coming in and the weekend beckoning. Then you get a call from the office manager at one of your company’s remote offices, several hours’ drive from where you are. Their weekly site backup, which should take about 45 minutes, now
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SD-WAN technology helps network performance

What You Need to Know About SD-WAN Technology
June 6, 2017 by

Networking Technology

As businesses continue to migrate from expensive and inflexible MPLS network architectures, software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has emerged as a key technology for managing application and network load over the public internet. It’s particularly good for businesses with a large number of remote locations and an investment in MPLS circuits. What is SD-WAN? Organizations are deploying
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Compare SSL and IPSec VPN performance

VPN Monitoring, Inside and Out
May 16, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

IT teams deploy VPNs to create a secure, private connection over the internet. The VPN is an essential technology in connecting employees to corporate apps when they’re not at the main campus. As remote and branch offices have grown, so has VPN availability and selection. This means that VPN performance is particularly important for employees
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Synthetic monitoring providers

What to Look for in a Synthetic Monitoring Provider
May 9, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring

Synthetic monitoring uses scripting to simulate what actual users are experiencing in a SaaS or web application. IT often doesn’t have to interact with SaaS or web apps, especially if they’re only used by certain users or departments. So synthetic monitoring helps IT to understand baseline performance over time, then see deviations from it when
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Synthetic monitoring has some best practices.

Best Practices for Synthetic Monitoring
May 2, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Synthetic monitoring is a modern way to see the performance of today’s SaaS and web applications and networks. It uses scripting to emulate the paths that end users take as they experience an application. Why We Need Best Practices for Synthetics Synthetic monitoring provides IT staff with performance context for business-critical SaaS and web apps.
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AppNeta does cloud application monitoring

Cloud Application Monitoring and You
April 5, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

We launched AppNeta Performance Manager recently, and after all our excitement over letting the world know about it, we’re getting down to business here with some more details. The best part about our product (yes, we’re biased) is that it truly does cloud application monitoring. It’s what you’ll need in the stage after the excitement
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