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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Software-Defined Network Elements Slowly Come to IT
November 17, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

On the road toward software-defined everything, WAN virtualization could play an important part. SDN is useful for a lot of data center networking tasks, like switching. But SDN across existing IP networks doesn’t necessarily bring a lot of value, and many businesses wouldn’t be able to afford to invest in entirely new software-defined networks. SD-WAN,
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AWS monitoring needs third-party tools

Third-Party Tools Give You AWS Monitoring That Isn’t Just About Today’s Performance
November 15, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you use Amazon Web Services (AWS), you offload a lot of the responsibility for managing those services to the cloud provider. However, you still need to monitor those services and for two main reasons: First, you need to make sure the cloud provider is delivering the level of service you’re paying for. Second, you
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WAN vs LAN monitoring: performance matters for both

Managing WAN vs. LAN to Make Your Business Feel Like One Company
November 10, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The internet and rise of mobility mean that business users and the information systems they rely on are rarely in the same place any more. Users depend on their own devices, virtualization means their desktop isn’t always on their desktop, applications run remotely and even simple telecom services are delivered via the internet. In addition,
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AppNeta VoIP, video, voice monitoring

How AppNeta Monitors VoIP and Voice Apps
November 6, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

We’ve come so far with our phones in just a few years. At home, landlines are becoming obsolete, and at work, the old hardwired phones have been replaced by sleeker new VoIP models. The benefits to users of using VoIP are mostly apparent when employees want to make calls from anywhere, to anywhere, even halfway
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Planning Your Network Technology Future? Many Choices Ahead
November 3, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

The fall ONUG conference a few weeks back explored lots of emerging networking technology and trends. Here’s a good look into some of those, including network infrastructure consolidation, where SD-WAN functionality is packaged into a larger product that also offers routing, security and other features. Then there’s automation, which one expert argues is the only
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National Instruments monitors performance with AppNeta

Why Traditional Network Monitoring Tools Didn’t Cut It for National Instruments
November 1, 2017 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Supplier of test, measurement and control solutions Used by engineers and scientists Headquartered in Austin, TX 35,000 global customers; annual revenue of $1.23 billion NI’s Network and Application Challenges The IT networking team at National Instruments ensures the network paths for users are optimized and can handle the traffic between offices and the outside world.
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The API economy has ups and downs for SaaS

APIs Connect Apps—And Slow Them Down
October 30, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

APIs build bridges between applications. Now that companies are moving quickly to cloud-based and SaaS applications, these APIs are a lifesaver. Just one application can have any number of APIs connecting into it, creating a web of communication among important business-critical applications. This API economy has become another facet of modern infrastructure that IT teams
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Construct Your Cloud Infrastructure for Performance, Efficiency
October 27, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

As predicted, it’s prediction time for 2018! The year ahead will bring more technology advancements, and also advancements for the people using that technology as they figure out what will work best for their users. Cloud infrastructures come in a lot of different flavors these days, but they all need to perform well and consistently
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Cloud app end users face network problems

3 Network Problems That Affect the Cloud App End-User Experience
October 23, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you’re using the cloud, the network is a crucial part of every application. There isn’t anything local; all access is over either the public internet or a direct connection to the cloud. While the cloud provider can ensure adequate resources for performance on their backend, they have no control over the rest of the
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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Which Software-Defined Networking Trends Will Your IT Team Adopt?
October 20, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

You know what happens this time of year, as Halloween is approaching: It’s time for next year’s technology predictions to arrive. Here, there’s a look at some potential 2018 networking trends around SD-WAN in particular. One that caught our attention was the addition of security features like firewall functionality, and the expectation that antivirus and
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