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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Bet on the Cloud That’s Right for You
February 24, 2017 by

Industry Insights

This week’s news brings us further reminders that if you’re betting on cloud, you’re headed in the right direction. The cloud is growing seven times faster than the rest of IT, according to IDC, with a 25% spending increase just from 2016 to 2017. SaaS still leads the pack, with an estimated two-thirds of public
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IT people thinking about cloud finances

Prepare for the Finance Side of the Cloud
February 23, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

On the topic of cloud finances, we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. First, the good news: IT teams are poised to become in-house cloud brokers and experts, with a stake in big business decisions. The bad news, however, is that you, as an IT team member, have to learn more about
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Store It, Secure It, Share It
February 17, 2017 by

Performance Management Tech

At this point in the hybrid cloud evolution, data is accumulating quickly in the cloud and in data centers, not to mention moving from place to place. So it’s natural that storage concerns are rising. This recent survey from Wikibon found that software services are the most popular use of cloud technology, followed by infrastructure
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Get Schooled in SaaS
February 3, 2017 by

Industry Insights

SaaS use is growing in enterprises all the time, with the ease of consumer apps meeting the full-featured nature of typical business software. Google added new tools earlier this week to G Suite that are designed for enterprise IT. The announced features include additions to security and archiving capabilities, plus more big data analytics for
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Even the Cloud Has Its 1%…But the 99% are Forging Ahead Quickly
January 27, 2017 by

Industry Insights

For your weekly dose of industry numbers, let’s start with this: Just 1% of cloud survey respondents will use no cloud services at all in the next two years. That’s according to the Interop ITX/InformationWeek survey on the state of cloud computing. We’re curious how even that 1% is managing to avoid the rapid rise
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Take it step by step with multicloud adoption

How to Embrace Multicloud
January 25, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Performance Management Tech

Just when you thought you’d heard every cloud-related term out there, here’s a new(ish) one: multicloud. This one, at least, is pretty straightforward. It refers to businesses using more than one public cloud provider at a time. Now that there’s more than one mature public cloud option (sorry, AWS), you can actually take a best-of-breed
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

IT Jobs of the Future
January 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

This week, Packet Pushers has some excellent guidance around avoiding short-term networking fixes for application issues—or, as they call them, “stupid network tricks.” The way to avoid those tricks, they say, is to get ahead of the problem by involving IT at the outset of every project. Instead of IT being a place to put
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Tech predictions for 2017 from AppNeta

The App’s Eye View of 2017
January 19, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Network Performance Management

Our outlook for the year in technology is pretty rosy. Businesses of all stripes are getting more agile and more cloud-savvy. They’re using SaaS apps and cloud services for all kinds of workloads, discovering new capabilities as cloud technology matures. IT teams are looking at the big picture to help users have better experiences. We
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

Business Technology Is Where Innovation Really Happens
January 13, 2017 by

Industry Insights

Contrary to popular belief (and the exciting buzz of CES), it’s business technology, not consumer, that really drives innovation, says the Aberdeen Group. They name the PC, IoT and early BlackBerry business use as innovative tools that started in data centers and IT departments before moving into wider consumer use. They see the concept of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of what's new in IT

IT’s Got the Networking Blues
January 6, 2017 by

Network Performance Management

Happy New Year! We’ve found some interesting news and analysis to kick off 2017. First, networking woes certainly haven’t disappeared. This CIO Insight story and accompanying survey data from networking professionals reflects some crucial concerns for IT networking teams today. For nearly three-quarters of respondents, network changes repeatedly cause performance issues, and 66% say that
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