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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

SaaS Applications Evolve As Challenges Test IT Teams
February 16, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

If you’re keeping up with application development trends lately, you may have heard the term “progressive web apps” come up. This concept of progressive apps is a new type of web app standard that aims to make web apps more like native applications. These aren’t entirely brand-new, written-from-scratch applications, but are instead improved over time—progressively—with
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AWS monitoring is essential for cloud deployments

AWS Monitoring Tools—Bridging the Gap
February 13, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you talk about public cloud in IT today, you’re likely talking about Amazon Web Services (AWS). As noted by CloudPro, it’s not even a contest right now: Second-place Azure has gotten to 7.1% of the market, but AWS dominates with more than 44% market share. What’s the secret? Part of Amazon’s impact comes from
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Modern Networking Technology Takes Center Stage for IT in 2018
February 9, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

Here’s a helpful explainer on intent-based networking, which we’ve heard a lot about from Cisco in the past year or so. The idea of intent-based networking is essentially to bring a kind of automation to networking, but an automation that takes into account the complexity and rigged-together nature of many networks. Intent-based networking aims to
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SaaS application monitoring forest and trees

SaaS Application Monitoring: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
February 8, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Software as a service (SaaS) tools and applications are now ubiquitous. Research firm Forrester puts it simply: “If you aren’t using SaaS broadly, you’re falling behind.” Why? Because data shows that SaaS “is increasingly the foundation for business opportunities.” Sounds like the perfect solution. But SaaS comes with a unique challenge: The rapid rise of
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Measuring SLA Performance Is Still Largely Do-It-Yourself
February 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The Linux Foundation recently announced the LF Networking Fund to combine the multiple open source projects it’s got in the works. These include Open Daylight, Open Platform for NFV and the Open Network Automation Platform, among others. Part of this initiative includes standardizing projects on a single architecture and processes. These various projects in development
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ATS Automation uses AppNeta performance monitoring

ATS Automation Monitors Global Sites With AppNeta for Better Performance
January 31, 2018 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

IT Role: Raj Avinish, Senior Network Engineer Company: ATS Automation Needs: Network and application monitoring to improve performance for users at 35+ remote locations Results: Better user experience, improved root cause identification ATS Automation is a tool manufacturing industry leader, with a data center each in the U.S. and Germany. Network engineer Raj Avinish is
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Public Cloud Success Will Require Rearchitecting, Fine-Tuning
January 26, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

By the end of 2019, 60% of business will have moved their operations primarily to a SaaS model and away from on-premises, according to a recent 451 Research survey. Amazon and Microsoft have traction in the cloud market for these businesses, of course. 35% say that Microsoft will become their most strategic cloud partner, while
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Deep Packet Inspection solves monitoring problems

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Purpose: The Case for Deep Packet Inspection
January 23, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The deep packet inspection market is expected to experience substantial growth over the next four years, but what’s driving corporate interest? The technology itself is straightforward: Instead of simply examining packet headers, deep packet inspection (DPI) goes deeper to analyze the contents of any packet passing through specific checkpoints—typically firewalls—and can make real-time decisions about
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Adopt Cloud Tools Only When Your IT Team Is Ready
January 19, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

As networking hardware gets cheaper, it’s having an effect on how data centers are connecting to each other. As big providers like Amazon, Google and the rest start using SDN and SD-WAN more widely, the hardware costs are coming down. Those hardware costs used to be the biggest consideration when building and provisioning data centers,
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

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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