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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Weekly Packet: IT Gets Busier, Downtime Gets Pricier
September 16, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Networking Technology

Welcome to Friday, and may yours be pleasant and relaxed, even in light of this piece of news: IT may need to add User Awareness and Adoption as something to consider along with the rest of its big to-do list, according to a recent Nemertes Research webinar based on its research. The “UAA” acronym refers
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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Weekly Packet: User Experience and Networks Both Need Schooling
September 9, 2016 by

Networking Technology

Welcome to Friday, everyone. It’s back-to-school time, and we’re doing our homework on the latest in application and networking news. This week, we came across this really strong argument in favor of putting user experience at the top of enterprise and website priority lists. This Harvard Business Review piece explores the technical inefficiencies behind poor
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Firefighting at Scale
September 7, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

As many of our customers have discovered, constant firefighting of performance issues is not a sustainable plan for growth. It’s a common predicament, though. In many data centers now, older legacy applications are running some business functions, while newer SaaS and web-based apps are running others. They’re on different networks, with entirely different architectures. But
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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Weekly Packet: Let the Robots Do the Work
September 2, 2016 by

Industry Insights

It’s the Friday before Labor Day weekend in the U.S., which is a day to specifically not labor at all. But here’s a fun fact: Labor Day was created not as a day of rest for workers but actually as a day to honor the contributions workers have made to the well-being of the U.S.
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The Network Plays Catch-Up
August 30, 2016 by

Networking Technology

A company’s network is its transportation system, essential to daily work getting done.  It’s gotten more complex through the years, but the underlying technology used to move packets of data from place to place hasn’t evolved much. In that time, though, applications have moved from on-premises data centers to hosting via the web, or delivered
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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Weekly Packet: What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!
August 26, 2016 by

Industry Insights

Happy Friday! Today we’re thinking about teamwork, after watching all those soccer players and relay teams kicking butt in the Olympics. I came across a recent IT trends survey, sponsored by Dell, that breaks out the views of IT decision makers vs. business decision makers. The survey results found that the two groups aren’t that
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Improve Mean Time to Happiness
August 23, 2016 by

Industry Insights

Modern IT metrics encompass a lot of measurements, from throughput and latency to capacity and error rates. In a complicated technology world, the question of which metrics to track has gotten more complicated too. It’s just one more challenge in a challenging IT environment. And businesses and their IT teams can’t spend all their time
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Weekly commentary from AppNeta on networking and application performance

Weekly Packet: Airplanes, Unplugged; Various States of Infrastructure
August 12, 2016 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

This was a big one in the Wide World of Outages this week: Delta Airlines couldn’t get more than 1,500 planes off the ground because of a power outage in Atlanta. Well, that’s what initial reports said, but the Wall Street Journal went into the details about how some critical systems and equipment didn’t switch over
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All About the Metrics: Part 2, Network Metrics
August 10, 2016 by

Industry Insights

The modern IT network encounters a lot of twists and turns on its way to high performance and user satisfaction. The humble network, which for a long time was fairly straightforward, is now a complicated infrastructure component that requires careful management and monitoring. Private and public network topologies are much more diverse these days, so
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All About the Metrics: Part 1, Application Metrics
August 8, 2016 by

Industry Insights

When we talk about today’s technology environments, we’re mostly talking about complexity. In the past decade or so, there have been some big changes in the way IT manages its resources and responsibilities. Along with the changes in technology (virtualization, cloud computing and others), IT now has to answer to line-of-business teams in brand-new ways.
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